W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.

Professor of Christian Scriptures
George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Waco, Texas
W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.


W. Dennis Tucker Jr. is Professor of Christian Scriptures at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.

Most recently, Dr. Tucker co-authored with Jamie Grant Psalms, Volume 2 in the NIV Application Commentary series (2018). Other works include Constructing and Deconstructing Power in Psalms 107-150 (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014) in which he explored the notion of power in the final book of the Psalter. Other publications include The Psalter as Witness: The Theology of the Psalter (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2017) edited with W. H. Bellinger; and Diachronic and Synchronic: Reading the Psalms in Real Time (London: T & T Clark, 2007), co-edited with Drs. Joel Burnett and W. H. Bellinger. He also serves as series editor for The Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible published by Baylor University Press and wrote a volume on the book of Jonah (2018) in that series.


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