About MTSO

Valerie Bridgeman

Associate Professor
of Homiletics and Hebrew Bible

Gault Hall 237

Curriculum vitae


Ph.D., Baylor University, 2002
M.Div., Austin Theological Seminary, 1990
B.A., Trinity University, 1986

Selected published works

“Homiletics,” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

“A Perspective on the David Narratives (Rizpah)” and “A Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus (Syrophoenician Woman/Mark 7:24-30),” Global Perspectives on the Bible (Prentice Hall, 2011).

“Jonah” and “Nahum,” The Africana Bible: Reading Israel’s Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora, associate editor (prophetic corpus) and contributor (Fortress Press, 2009).

Those Preaching Women: A Multi-Cultural Collection, co-editor (Judson Press, 2008).


HM-600: Introduction to Homiletics

HB-650: Women in the Biblical World

HM/HB-745: Preaching and Interpreting Wisdom Traditions

HM-765: Auto/biographies for Preaching