Ekaputra Tupamahu is an assistant professor of New Testament at Portland Seminary and George Fox University. He received his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2019. He earned a master's degree and an MDiv from Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, and master's degrees from the Claremont School of Theology and Vanderbilt University.
Tupamahu has a broad range of academic interests, including the politics of language, race/ethnic theory, postcolonial studies, immigration studies, critical study of religion, and global Christianity (particularly Pentecostal/Charismatic movement). All these interests inform and influence the way he approaches the texts of the New Testament and the history of early Christian movement(s).
His current book project, entitled Contesting Languages: Heteroglossia and the Politics of Language in the Early Church, is under contract with Oxford University Press.
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