Arland J. Hultgren
Professor Emeritus and former Asher O. and Carrie Nasby Chair of New Testament

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Arland J. Hultgren 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

  • Gospels that Didn't Make it into our Bibles
  • Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity
  • Paul and His Letters
  • Paul's Letter to the Romans
  • Perspectives on the Passion
  • Recent Views of Jesus
  • The Parables of Jesus



Christ and His Benefits: Christology and Redemption in the New Testament
Testament (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987)
The Parables of Jesus: A Commentary
(Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2000)
ISBN: 0-8028-4475-8

This book is available through the Luther Seminary Bookstore


View a detailed curriculum vitae for Arland J. Hultgren. This includes education, professional positions, activities, memberships and publications.

Th.D.Union Theological Seminary
New York City, NY
M.Div.Lutheran School of Theology, Rock Island
Rock Island, IL
M.A.University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
B.A.Augustana College
Rock Island, IL


Arland Hultgren came to Luther Seminary in 1977 as associate professor of New Testament and was named professor in 1986. He was chair of the department from 1986 to 1993. He had been on the faculty in religious studies at Wagner College, Staten Island, N.Y., from 1969 to 1977.

He was ordained in 1966 and called as assistant pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Tenafly, N.J., where he stayed until



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