Jerry Sumney is professor of Biblical Studies at Lexington Theological Seminary. His specialty is Pauline studies, but he has written more broadly among biblical books. His books include: The Bible: An Introduction (Fortress, 3rd ed. 2021), The Politics of Faith: The Bible, Government, and Public Policy (Fortress 2020), Paul: Apostle and Fellow-Traveler (Abingdon, 2014), Steward of God’s Mysteries: Paul and Early Church Tradition (Eerdmans 2017), Reading 2 Corinthians (Smyth and Helwys, 2023), Colossians: A Commentary (Westminster, 2008), and Apocalypse When? A Guide to Interpreting and Preaching Apocalyptic Texts (With Leah D. Schade; Cascade, 2020). He is the long-time teacher of an adult Sunday School class at Central Christian Church (DOC) in Lexington, KY.

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