Bruce N. Fisk
Professor of Religious Studies
Phone: (805) 565-7020
Office Location: Porter Center 15
Westmont in Jerusalem - Study Abroad Spring 2017
Jesus and the Gospels, Paul and early Christianity, early Judaism, Apocalyptic.
Bruce N. Fisk arrived at Westmont in 1999 and is Professor of New Testament with research interests in the Gospels, Jesus in historical context, and the interpretation of apocalyptic literature. His teaching includes the Life and Literature of the New Testament survey course (a GE requirement), New Testament Greek, and upper-division electives on Jesus, Paul and the Apocalypse. He travels to the Middle East frequently and has led many Westmont off-campus programs to Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Egypt and Turkey.
Bruce’s Ph.D. is from Duke University (1997). He earned an M.A. in New Testament and an M. Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL) and a B.S. from Cairn University (PA). He is the author of Do You Not Remember? Scripture, Story and Exegesis in the Rewritten Bible of Pseudo-Philo, First Corinthians (Interpretation Bible Studies), and A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jesus: Reading the Gospels on the Ground. He has published journal articles in New Testament Studies, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, Trinity Journal and in several monographs. He is currently writing the volume on Revelation for the Exegetical Guides to the Greek New Testament series.