Angela N. Parker is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology. She received her B.A. from Shaw University, her M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School and her Ph.D. in Bible, Culture, & Hermeneutics from Chicago Theological Seminary.

In 2018, Dr. Parker received the Journal for Feminist Studies in Religion’s ESF New Scholar Award (2nd Place) for her article “One Womanist’s View of Racial Reconciliation in Galatians.” The author of other articles and essays, Dr. Parker’s book entitled If God Still Breathes, Why Can’t I: Black Lives Matter and Biblical Authority was released on September 14, 2023, through Eerdmans Publishing. (See Amazon and Eerdmans) Dr. Parker is ordained with the Missionary Baptist Association of North Carolina. You can find Dr. Parker on Twitter at @anp22fab, Facebook @ Angela Parker, and through Mercer University at

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