DepartmentTalbot School of Theology
Biola AffiliationsFaculty, Employee

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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hebrew Union College
  • M.Phil., Hebrew Union College
  • M.Div., Columbia Biblical Seminary
  • B.A., University of North Carolina

Biography

Michael Thigpen enjoys teaching and writing on a wide variety of topics in the Old Testament. His special areas of interest are prophetic literature, God’s motives and the theology of work and economics in the Old Testament. Thigpen currently serves as the Executive Director of the Evangelical Theological Society. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director in 2009, he taught Old Testament and Hebrew at the undergraduate level. Thigpen has extensive pastoral experience, having served most recently as pastor at the J-Town campus of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, KY. He is the author of Divine Motive in the Old Testament: A Comprehensive Survey and Analysis and the iVocab series of language aids for Hebrew, Greek, and Syriac. In addition to his work with Talbot and ETS, Thigpen serves as Lecturer at Munster Bible College in Cork, Ireland.

Publications (Selected)

  • “Our Representational Reign: Royal Leadership in the United Monarchy,” In A Biblical Analysis of Leadership: Exegesis for the Everyday Leader. Edited by Benjamin K. Forrest and Chet Roden. Grand Rapids: Kregel, forthcoming, 2017.
  • Divine Motive in the Hebrew Bible: A Comprehensive Survey and Analysis. Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias, 2015.
  • iVocab Biblical Greek: Advanced Vocabulary by Frequency. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2009. With Dr. David Hoffeditz.
  • iVocab Biblical Hebrew: Advanced Vocabulary by Frequency. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2009.
  • iVocab Biblical Greek 2.0: Vocabulary for Six Beginning Grammars. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2008. With Dr. Davidm Hoffeditz.
  • iVocab Biblical Hebrew 2.0: Vocabulary for Eight Beginning Grammars. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2008. With Dr. David Hoffeditz.
  • iVocab Biblical Greek: See and Hear Flashcards on Your MP3 Player, Cell Phone, and Computer. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2007. With Dr. David Hoffeditz.
  • iVocab Biblical Hebrew: See and Hear Flashcards on Your MP3 Player, Cell Phone, and Computer. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2007. With Dr. David Hoffeditz.
  • “Lord of All the Earth: Yahweh and Baal in Joshua 3.” Trinity Journal 27 (2006): 245-254.

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