Degrees

  • Ph.D., Wheaton College
  • M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Multnomah University

Affiliations

  • Institute for Biblical Research
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Every Voice Kingdom Diversity Initiative
  • Bible Literacy Conference

Awards

  • Prairie College: Graeme Crouch Award for Excellence in Classroom Instruction. April 2021.
  • Prairie College: Graeme Crouch Award for Excellence in Classroom Instruction. April 2020.
  • Prairie College: Graeme Crouch Award for Excellence in Classroom Instruction. April 2019.
  • Prairie College: Award for Faculty member most supportive of student-athletes. March 2019.
  • Prairie College: Award for Excellence in Leadership. March 2019.
  • Prairie College: Graeme Crouch Award for Excellence in Classroom Instruction. April 2018.
  • Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: Finalist for the Biblical Foundations Book Award in OT studies for Bearing God’s Name. Jan 2020.
  • InterVarsity Press: Finalist for the 2019 Reader’s Choice Award for Bearing God’s Name. Jan 2020.
  • Canadian Society of Biblical Studies: R. B. Y. Scott Award for an outstanding book in Hebrew Bible for Bearing YHWH’s Name at Sinai. June 2019.
  • Pacific Northwest Region, Society of Biblical Literature: Nominated for the Regional Scholar Award. May 2017.

Publications (Selected)

Articles

  • “The Lost World of the Exodus: Functional Ontology and the Creation of a Nation,” Imes, Carmen Joy, For Us, but Not to Us: Essays on Creation, Covenant, and Context in Honor of John H. Walton, (Pickwick 2020)
  • “Belonging to YHWH: Real and Imagined Inscribed Seals in Biblical Tradition,” Imes, Carmen Joy, Write That They May Read: Studies in Literacy and Textualization in the Ancient Near East and in the Hebrew Scriptures, (Pickwick 2020)
  • “Between Two Worlds: The Functional and Symbolic Significance of the High Priestly Regalia,” Imes, Carmen Joy, Dress and Clothing in the Hebrew Bible, (T&T Clark 2019)
  • “Metaphor at Sinai: Cognitive Linguistics in the Decalogue and Covenant Code,” Bulletin for Biblical Research. Vol 29, Issue 3, 2019
  • “Metaphor in Biblical Law,” Imes, Carmen Joy, Didaktikos. Vol 2, Issue 2, Sept 2018
  • “The Decalogue,” Imes, Carmen Joy, Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader, (Kregel 2016)


Courses

  • Old Testament History and Literature
  • Reading the Torah
  • Reading the Historical Books
  • Reading the Psalms and Wisdom Literature
  • Reading the Prophets
  • Reading Scripture in Ancient and Global Contexts
  • Reading Exodus with the Global Church
  • Psalms
  • Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
  • Word and World
  • Biblical Theology

Books

Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Exodus
  • Psalms
  • Biblical Law
  • The Decalogue
  • Metaphor in the Bible
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