Pamela Shellberg was the Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies at Bangor Theological Seminary from 2009 until its closure in 2013. Her teaching and research interests include examining the role of scripture in moral deliberations, hermeneutics, the power of art and poetry as invitations to critical biblical study, and the places of overlap between educational theory and faith formation. She is author of Cleansed Lepers, Cleansed Hearts: Purity and Healing in Luke-Acts (Fortress 2015).
Pam is the scholar-in-residence at The BTS Center, mission successor to Bangor Theological Seminary, developing educational programs to equip and support clergy and laypeople for twenty-first-century ministries. Committed to theological education in all the places it occurs, she teaches in the Maine School of Ministry (UCC) and for the New England Synod's School of Lay Ministry (ELCA). She served12 years on the board of directors of an ELCA seminary.
Pam is a native midwesterner, born and raised in Chicago, and living in Wisconsin until her move to Maine to teach at BTS. She has found the landscapes and seascapes of New England to be beautifully consonant with her inner geography.
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