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.

In his most recent book is Constructing and Deconstructing Power in Psalms 107-150 (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014), Dr. Tucker explored the notion of power in the final book of the Psalter and observed an anti-imperial critique in that collection of psalms. He is also editing The Psalter as Witness: The Theology of the Psalter to be released by Baylor University Press in 2015. Other publications include Diachronic and Synchronic: Reading the Psalms in Real Time (London: T & T Clark, 2007), co-edited with Drs. Joel Burnett and William Bellinger. In addition, Dr. Tucker co-authored or co-edited Image and Word (2009), The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology (2004) and Introduction to Wisdom Literature and the Psalms (2000). He also serves as series editor for The Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible published by Baylor University Press and wrote the first volume in the series on the book of Jonah (2006).

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