Vern S. Poythress

Vern PoythressProfessor of New Testament Interpretation
Editor of the Westminster Theological Journal

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  • BS, California Institute of Technology, 1966
  • PhD, Harvard University, 1970
  • MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary, 1974
  • ThM, Westminster Theological Seminary, 1974
  • MLitt, University of Cambridge, 1977
  • DTh, University of Stellenbosch, 1981


  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Fresno State College, 1970–1971
  • Teaching Staff, Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1972, '74, '75 and '77
  • Westminster, 1976- 

Other Affiliations

Editor, Westminster Theological Journal, 2005-

Poythress Video Screen Shot

"Introducing a Westminster Education" 

Poythress at board

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Redeeming Science: A God-Centered Approach

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Understanding Dispensationalists

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Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses

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God-Centered Biblical Interpretation

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Returning King: A Guide to the Book of Revelation

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Symphonic Theology: The Validity of Multiple Perspectives in Theology

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Philosophy, Science, and the Sovereignty of God

TNIV and the Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy

TNIV and the Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy


The Book of Revelation: A Guide for Understanding

The Supremacy of God in Interpretation

Using Multiple Thematic Centers in Theological Synthesis