Brad Kelle

Adjunct Professor of Old TestmanetSchool of Theology

Contact Information
BA (Religion) Trevecca Nazarene University
MTS Emory University
PhD (Old Testament) Emory University

Biographical Information

Dr. Kelle is currently a tenure-track professor and Director of the MA in Religion program at Point Loma Nazarene University. He has memberships in the Society of Biblical Literature, Wesleyan Theological Society, and International Church of the Nazarene.

Classes Taught

  • OT500 Writings as an Introduction to the Old Testament
  • OT501 Pentateuch
  • OT502 Hebrew Prophets
  • OT504 Writings

Areas of Expertise, Research and Writing

Old Testament



"Judges": Introduction and Scholar's Notes in The Wesley Study Bible. Edited by Joel B. Green and William H. Willimon. Nashville: Abingdon (submitted and accepted).

Ezekiel. Beacon Bible Commentary. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press (forthcoming 2012).

Biblical History and Israel's Past. Co-authored with Megan Bishop Moore. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.

Interpreting Exile: Interdisciplinary Studies of Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts. Co-edited with Frank Ritchel Ames and Jacob Wright. SBL Ancient Israel and Its Literature. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, forthcoming November 2011.

"Dealing with the Trauma of Defeat: The Rhetoric of the Devastation and Rejuvenation of Nature in Ezekiel." Journal of Biblical Literature 128 (2009): 469-490.

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