David K. Lowery

Dr. David Lowery retired from full-time faculty service at DTS after 42 years of faithful service in the department of New Testament Studies. He graduated with his ThM degree in 1975 and earned his PhD in 4987 from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He did postdoctoral work at Tübingen University in Germany and at Cambridge University in the UK.Dr. Lowery contributed to the New American Standard Bible and the NET Bible. He taught in Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. His particular ares of focus in the NT are Matthew, Mark, and Paul's letters. In addition to his extensive academic pursuits, Dave was involved in church planting and ministry for over three decades in Vermont and Texas. Dave and his wife Deb made DTS a family affair. Their children, Daniel, John, and Mary attended DTS, where they met their spouses. All six are graduates. Dave currently serves as an elder in a church pastored by one son and in writing a commentary on Matthew with another son. Their son-in-law and daughter are on staff at a church in Tennessee. Dave and Deb have seven grandchildren.

Ministry
May 10, 2019
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Commencement Chapel 2019 Dr. David Lowery, senior professor of New Testament studies, discusses the character of the Christian life and encourages the graduating class to exemplify Jesus to the world.
Review
Jul 21, 2018
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The Extent of the Atonement: A Historical and Critical Review. I had a conversation with a fellow postgraduate student years ago who held firmly to the notion that limited atonement was the only valid theological point of view. It was his...
Chapel
Dec 12, 2017
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Experiencing the Christmas Story Mikel Del Rosario, Drs. Darrell Bock, David Lowery, and Terri Moore discuss the Christmas story, focusing on the experience of New Testament characters as well as believers today.
Review
Sep 20, 2017
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Wages of Cross-Bearing and Debt of Sin: The Economy of Heaven in Matthew’s Gospel This significant monograph highlights a neglected feature of Matthew’s Gospel, namely the use of economic language to explain soteriology. It is the revision of a dissertation...
Bible
Dec 14, 2016
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Cultural Engagement Chapel: Experiencing the Christmas Story Mikel Del Rosario leads a conversation about the Christmas story with Drs. Terri Moore, David Lowery, and Darrell Bock, all professors of New Testament at Dallas Theological...
Bible
Feb 1, 2013
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Cultural Shift of Hostility Darrell Bock leads a panel discussion with Vic Anderson, Sandra Glahn, and David Lowery about being a Christian in a shifting and more hostile culture.
Bible
Feb 21, 2012
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Seminary and Fatherhood Dr. David Lowery, Professor of New Testament Studies, DTS, shares the importance of spending time with your children.
Review
Oct 1, 2009
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Mark: A Commentary One of the first courses recommended for entering doctoral students in biblical studies is a seminar that surveys both literary and nonliterary sources from the Hellenistic age as...
Review
Jan 1, 2009
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Romans: A Commentary No book in the New Testament can match the attention Romans has received from commentators, beginning with Origen (ca. 225) and continuing to the present day. Within the last...
Article
Sep 11, 2007
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Faithfulness to All Generations Three generations of Dallas Seminary graduates in one family have studied under the same professor. Can you guess who?
Review
Jul 1, 2007
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The Babylonian Talmud: A Translation and Commentary Since the publication of Alfred Edersheim’s two-volume The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (1899; reprint, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1962) the value of Jewish literature...
Review
Jul 1, 2007
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The Gospel of Matthew: A Commentary on the Greek Text This fine study is a worthy complement to the commentaries on Mark (R. T. France, 2002) and Luke (I. H. Marshall, 1978) in a series that is for the most part characterized by...