Yoder, Christine Roy

Dr. Christine Roy Yoder

Dr. Christine Roy Yoder

Interim Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Exegesis

Phone: 404-687-4596

Email: YoderC@CTSnet.edu

Office: CH114 / Box 11F

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Dr. Yoder’s research interests include Israelite and ancient Near Eastern wisdom literature; the social-historical and theological dynamics of the post-exilic period; the short stories of Ruth, Esther, and Jonah; and biblical conceptions of the moral self.


  • PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • BA, Swarthmore College

Denomination:  Presbyterian Church (USA)


The Senses in Israelite Wisdom Literature. Edited by C. Roy Yoder. Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel (HeBAI) 5/1, 2016, book
Proverbs. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries. Edited by Patrick D. Miller, Jr., et. al. Nashville, TN: Abdingdon, 2009., 2009, book
Co-editor Shaking Heaven and Earth: Essays in Honor of Walter Brueggemann and Charles Cousar. Edited with Kathleen M. O’Connor, E. Elizabeth Johnson, and Stanley P. Saunders. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2005., 2005, book
Wisdom as a Woman of Substance: A Socioeconomic Reading of Proverbs 1-9 and 31:10-31. BZAW 304. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2001., 2001, book
Contributor-“Proverbs.” In the Women’s Bible Commentary: Twentieth Anniversary Edition. Edited by C. A. Newsom, S. Ringe, and J. Lapsley (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, forthcoming 2012)., 2012, article
Contributor-“The Shaping of Erotic Desire in Proverbs 1-9.” In Saving Desire: The Seduction of Christian Theology. Edited by J. Henriksen and L. Shults (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011), 148-162., 2011, article
“On the Threshold of Kingship: A Study of Agur (Proverbs 30).” Interpretation 63/3 (2009): 254-263., 2009, article
“Forming ‘Fearers of the LORD’: Repetition and Contradiction as Pedagogy in Proverbs,” in Seeking Out the Wisdom of the Ancients: Edited by Ronald L. Troxel, Kelvin G. Friebel, and Dennis R. Magary (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2005), 167-183., 2005, article
“The Objects of Our Affections: Emotions and the Moral Life in Proverbs 1-9,” in Shaking Heaven and Earth: Essays in Honor of Walter Brueggemann and Charles Cousar. (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2005), 73-88., 2005, article
“The Woman of Substance (??????)): A Socioeconomic Reading of Proverbs 31:10-31.” Journal of Biblical Literature 122 (2003): 427-447., 2003, Journal
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