Dr. Jim Ware
Professor/Classical Studies and Religion
Olmsted Hall, Room 340
Dr. Ware earned an M.A. in Greek and Latin Classical Literature from Washington University, St. Louis, and an M.A and Ph.D. in New Testament and Ancient Christianity from Yale University. His scholarly work focuses on the New Testament, earliest Christianity, and ancient philosophy and religion. He is the author of Paul’s Theology in Context: Creation, Incarnation, Covenant, and Kingdom (Eerdmans, 2019), Paul and the Mission of the Church (Brill, 2005; softcover reprint Baker Academic, 2011), and a new tool for the study of Paul’s epistles, Synopsis of the Pauline Letters in Greek and English (Baker Academic, 2010). He is also co-editor and co-translator of Philodemus on Frank Criticism (Society of Biblical Literature, 1998), the first English translation of a work by the ancient Epicurean philosopher Philodemus discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum. He teaches courses in ancient Greek language and literature, the New Testament, the Gospels, Paul’s letters, and ancient Christianity.