Diane L. Jacobson
Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Director of the Book of Faith Initiative for the ELCA

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Diane L. Jacobson is available to speak at your congregation's event or adult forum on the following topics. For other faculty and staff resources, visit our Online Resource Guide

  • Law in the Old Testament
  • The Book of Exodus
  • The Book of Psalms
  • The Creation
  • The Figure of Woman Wisdom and the Books of Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
  • Women in the Old Testament



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View a detailed curriculum vitae for Diane L. Jacobson. This includes education, professional positions, activities, memberships and publications.

Ph.D.Union Theological Seminary
New York, NY
M. Phil.Union Theological Seminary
New York, NY
M.A.Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary
New York, NY
B.A.Connecticut College
New London, CT


Dr. Diane Jacobson currently serves as director of the Book of Faith Initiative for the ELCA.  She is also professor emeritus of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, MN where she taught from 1982-2010.  Jacobson is a frequent speaker throughout the Church, including the 2011 Churchwide Assembly, the LWF 50th Anniversary Assembly in Hong Kong,  and numerous synodical assemblies,



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