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Lynn Allan Losie, Ph.D.

Department of Biblical Studies
Associate Professor of New Testament
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5644
Fax: (626) 815-5468
Lynn Allan Losie is a generalist in New Testament studies, teaching courses in the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the Pauline Epistles, as well as in the background areas of Greek, early Judaism, and the greater Hellenistic World. His interpretative approaches include traditional historical-critical methods and more recent poststructuralist literary and ideological analyses. He has published articles on the New Testament and is the associate New Testament editor of the Word Biblical Commentary (Thomas Nelson Publisher). Ordained as a Baptist minister, he has also served in pastoral ministry in Southern California and Oregon.


Ph.D. - Theology (New Testament), Fuller Theological Seminary
B.D. - Fuller Theological Seminary
B.S. - Chemistry, Wheaton College

Ordained minister, First Baptist Church, Forest Grove, Oregon


  • Azusa Pacific Seminary


  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Early Judaism
  • Hellenistic World
  • New Testament
  • New Testament Greek

Courses Taught

GBBL 512 – The Gospels’ Witness to Christ
GBBL 522 – The Gospel of Mark
GBBL 532 – Paul the Apostle and Theologian
GBBL 612 – New Testament Seminar
GBBL 622 – The Church of the First Century
GBBL 632 – The New Testament World
GBBL 500 – Elements of Greek Exegesis

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Losie, L. Paul's Speech on the Areopagus: A Model of Cross-Cultural Evangelism: Acts 17:16-34. In Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context, ed. R. L. Gallagher and P. Hertig. American Society of Missiology Series 34. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 2004, 2006 222-39.

Professional Experience

Academic Experience
Assistant Professor of Religion, Undergraduate Division of Religion and Philosophy, Azusa Pacific University

Adjunct Professor of New Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary

Adjunct Instructor of Greek, Fuller Theological Seminary

Lecturer in Theology (adjunct), Loyola Marymount University

Ministerial/Para-church Experience
Assistant Pastor, First Baptist Church, Forest Grove, Oregon

Assistant Pastor, Altadena Baptist Church, Altadena, California

Youth Pastor (part-time), Altadena Baptist Church, Altadena, California

Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Associations, Boards, Committees
Society of Biblical Literature

Office Hours

By appointment

Office Location

John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, Room 236, West Campus

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