Research Scholar and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of New Testament
Professor Gundry taught at the Evandjeosko-Teoloski-Fakultet in the former Yugoslavia (1986–91) and Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California (1991–98), before coming to YDS in 1998. Her book, Paul and Perseverance: Staying In and Falling Away, deals with the relationship between divine faithfulness and human faith/faithfulness in the letters of Paul (Westminster/John Knox, 1991). She is the author of numerous articles on women, gender, and children in early Christianity, as well as on the apostle Paul’s understanding of Jesus’ death, universalism, divine foreknowledge and beneficence, and the role of conscience. She is the coauthor of A Spacious Heart: Essays on Identity and Belonging. Her current project is a scholarly monograph situating Paul’s teaching on women, gender and sexuality in 1 Corinthians and Galatians within a first century C.E. social context. Professor Gundry is the recipient of research grants from the Pew Evangelical Scholars Program, the Louisville Institute, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany, and the Evangelische Kirche Deutschlands. She was elected to the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas in 1997 and has served on various editorial boards (Bulletin for Biblical Research, New Cambridge Bible Commentary, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament). An active member of the Society of Biblical Literature, she cochaired the Pauline Epistles Section and is a member of the steering committee of the Children in the Biblical World Consultation. Professor Gundry is a fellow of Berkeley College. B.A. Westmont College; M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary; Th.D. University of Tübingen. (Episcopal)
B.A. Westmont College
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary
Th.D. magna cum laude, University of Tübingen
- Paul and Perseverance: Staying in and Falling Away, 1990.
- A Spacious Heart. Essays on Identity and Belonging
(Co-authored with Miroslav Volf, 1997)