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Tat-siong Benny Liew
Visiting Professor in New Testament


Ph.D., Vanderbilt University


Tat-siong Benny Liew is currently Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA).  He is the author of Politics of Parousia (Brill, 1999), and What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? (University of Hawaii Press, 2008).  In addition, he is the editor of the Semeia volume on “The Bible in Asian America” (with Gale Yee; SBL, 2002), Postcolonial Interventions (Sheffield Phoenix, 2009), They Were All Together in One Place? (with Randall Bailey and Fernando Segovia; SBL 2009), and Reading Ideologies (Sheffield Phoenix, 2011). 

Liew is currently also the Executive Editor of the journal, Biblical Interpretation (Brill) and Series Editor of the Sheffield Phoenix Guide to the New Testament.  He is also a Research Associate of the Institute of Signifying Scripture (Claremont Graduate University) and an External Examiner for the educational programs of the Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong (China).  Liew has also previously served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at the Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, CA).  

Primary course areas:
New Testament
Synoptic Gospels
Gospel of John
Cultural & Racial Interpretations/Receptions of the Bible
Asian American History & Literature

See the Andover Newton course schedule for current course offerings.


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