Karen Strand Winslow (Ph.D. University of Washington, 2003) is professor emeritus of Biblical Studies, chaired the department of Biblical and Theological Studies, and directed the Master of Arts in Theological Studies program at Azusa Pacific Seminary. Her research interests include biblical interpretation, the formation of Scripture, early Judaism, women in religion, the science and religion dialogue, and ethnicity and identity formation in the texts and traditions of Judaism and Christianity. This is reflected in her book, Exogamist Marriage and Ethnic Identity: Early Jewish and Christian Memories of Moses’ Wives (2005) and the book, Mixed Marriages: Intermarriage, and Group Identity in the Second Temple Period (2011), for which she wrote two chapters.

She has also published Imagining Equity: The Gifts of Christian Feminist Theology (2021), commentaries on 1-2 Kings (2017), Esther, and Isaiah (2018-2020), and “The Earth is not a Planet” in Creation Made Free (2009). She co-edited the Wesley Study Bible (2009), Relational Theology: Issues and Implications (2013), and the Global Wesleyan Theological Dictionary (2013). She taught Biblical and Jewish Studies and Women’s Studies at Seattle Pacific University, the University of Washington, and Greenville University. She has three children and is an ordained minister in the Free Methodist Church.

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