Mark A Throntveit
Professor and Elva B. Lovell Chair of Old Testament

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Curriculum Vitae for Mark A Throntveit


LG 0110 01 BIBLICAL HEBREW Summer Session 2014-2015
LG 4127 01 READING HEBREW Spring 2014-2015
OT 1156 01 ELIJAH ELISHA-CANCELLED 12-19-14 Spring 2014-2015

Speaking Topics:

Mark A Throntveit 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

  • Bible Translations: Which Ones Shall We Use?
  • Elijah and Elisha
  • Excuses, Excuses, Excuses...Moses, the Burning Bush, and God's Call
  • Genesis One: Creation as Relation
  • Genesis: Plan, Peril, and Promise
  • Genesis: Sunday School Stories or Soap Opera?
  • Jesus, Justice, and the Prophets
  • Job and the Problem of Evil
  • Old Testament Prophecy
  • Plagues, Passover, and the Passion of Christ (Lent)
  • Psalm 23: The Lord is My...?
  • Psalms: Songs in the Center of Life
  • So...How Does Jesus Save Us Anyway? (Atonement)
  • The Duh-Vinci Code
  • Troubling Parables
  • Voices in the Pentateuch
  • What Would Moses Do? (10 Commandments)



Regional Director, Society of Biblical Literature
Host of Upper Midwest AAR/SBL Regional Meeting


View a detailed curriculum vitae for Mark A Throntveit. This includes education, professional positions, activities, memberships and publications.

Ph.D.Union Theological Seminary
Richmond, VA
M.Div.Luther Theological Seminary
St. Paul, MN
B.A.St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN


Mark Throntveit joined the Luther Seminary faculty in 1981 and was named associate professor of Old Testament in 1987. He was promoted to full professor in 1996. He was adjunct professor of Bible at Augsburg College in the spring of 1991 and adjunct professor of Old Testament at St. Thomas University from 1991-1998.

He was a teaching fellow in Hebrew at Union Theological Seminary in 1979-81, and had



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