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  • Ph.D., University of St. Andrews
  • M.Div., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., Biola University


Isaac Blois obtained his bachelor of arts degree from Biola University, his master of divinity from the Talbot School of Theology and is pursuing his doctorate degree at the University of St. Andrews. He has conducted in depth research on the Book of Philippians and topics such as the hermeneutical strategy of the New Testament. His thesis argues that in Philippians Paul presents boasting or honor as something that is experienced mutually by God, the Philippians and Paul himself, such that Paul's faithfulness to his ministry produces boasting for the Philippian believers (1:26) and that the Philippians' faithful obedience will produce Paul's own boasting (2:16), all of which contributes to the honor and glory of God (1:11; 2:11; 4:20).


  • Travel Grant Award for Conference Paper at SBL in Boston (2017)
  • Runner-up (top four out of 548 nominees) for Students' Association Teaching Award in the Category for Teaching Excellence by a Postgraduate Student Who Tutors (2016)
  • Travel Grant Award for Conference Paper at ETS in Atlanta (2015)
  • Bursary Award from the Donald Baillie Memorial Fund for German theological language study in Mainz (2015)
  • Travel Grant Award for Conference Paper at SBL in San Diego (2015)
  • Bursary Award from Foundation Catholique Ecossaise for French Languge Course (2014)
  • Travel Grant Award for Conference Paper at ISBL in Vienna Austria (2014)
  • 600th Anniversary Scholarship for three years of Ph.D. study (2011)
  • Zondervan Hebrew Award (2010)

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