Dr. Gordon Johnston, Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies, identifies a unique sign of God’s sovereignty in the book of Esther.
Dr. Johnston possesses a specialist's depth and generalist's breadth. Known for thorough research and meticulous detail, he delights in helping students see the broad themes that unify the Scriptures. He has degrees in Classical Greek, Biblical Hebrew, and Hebrew and Semitic languages, as well as post-doctoral study in Hittite as visiting research professor at University of Chicago (2010-11). His research/teaching interests include Wisdom Literature and Biblical Theology. Dr. Johnston has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, contributed to the NET Bible, and co-authored a monograph entitled Jesus the Messiah. Gordon and his wife Danielle, the love of his life, have been blessed with three dearly loved children.