Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
Dr. Curtis, an Old Testament scholar who has done extensive research in Genesis, Job, and the Song of Solomon, is author of Transformed Thinking (JKO Publishers); Song of Songs, the Zondervan Bible Study Commentary; and Discovering the Way of Wisdom (Kregel, Fall 2004). He contributes to such journals as Criswell Theological Review; Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society; Faculty Dialogue; Bibliotheca Sacra; and Christian Scholar's Review, and has presented articles before the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Regional Institute for Biblical Research. Dr. Curtis was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to participate in a seminar on the Bible and Cuneiform Literature at Yale University.
“Learning Truth from the Sages”, Christian Education Journal, Spring 2005, 113-28.
“Old Testament”, in Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism, edited by Brenda Brasher (New York: Routledge, 2001), pp. 347-350.
“Ancient Psalm and Modern Worship: Some Contemporary Applications.” in Vital Church Issues, ed. by Roy B. Zuck, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Kregel Publications, 1998.
“Ancient Psalms and Modern Worship: Some Contemporary Applications.” Bibliotheca Sacra 154, April-June 1997. Pp. 285-296.
“Some Biblical Contributions to a Philosophy of Education.” Faculty Dialogue 21, 1994. Pp. 91-110.
“Genesis 38: Its Context(s) and Function.” Criswell Theological Review 5, 1991. Pp. 247-57.
“Images in Mesopotamia and the Bible: A Comparative Study.” in The Bible in the Light of Cuneiform Literature: Scripture in Context III, ed. by William W Hallo, Bruce W. Jones and Gerald L. Mattingly, Lewiston, New York: Edwin J. Mellen Press, 1990. Pp. 33-59.
“Worship with Wonder.” The Treasury 92, August 1990. Pp. 169-70.
“Structure, Style and Context as the Key to Interpreting Gen. 32:1-33:1.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 30, July 1987. Pp. 129-37.
“The Prohibition of Images in the Old Testament and its Theological Basis.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 28, September 1985. Pp. 277-87.
“Ecclesiastes." What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of Jesus' Bible. Ed. Jason S. DeRouchie. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2013.
“Job." What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of Jesus' Bible. Ed. Jason S. DeRouchie. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2013.
Teach the Text Commentary Series. Ed. Mark L. Strauss, John H. Walton. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2013.