Faculty & Staff

Louis Stulman, Ph.D.
Louis Stulman, Ph.D.
Professor of Religion
Year started at UF: 1997
Contact Information
Office Location: Religious Studies Faculty Office Room A
Telephone: 419-434-6988
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College
M.Phil., Drew University
Ph.D., Drew University
  • ​Academic Credentials:

    Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies, Drew University
    Master of Philosophy, Drew University
    Bachelor of Arts in Religion & Philosophy, Roberts Wesleyan College

    Louis Stulman is Professor of Religious Studies. He earned the M.Phil and Ph.D in Hebrew Bible from Drew University and has done post-doctoral work at the University of Michigan. Dr. Stulman's research interests focus on the Hebrew Bible and the Prophets in particular.

    He has written and edited numerous books, including The Prose Sermons of Jeremiah, Order Amid Chaos, Troubling Jeremiah, Abingdon Old Testament Commentary on Jeremiah, and You are My People: An Introduction to Prophetic Literature.

    Professor Stulman's awards for teaching include the "Outstanding Educator," "Founder's Academic Excellence Award for Faculty," and "Excellence in Education" (Ohio Magazine).

    Stulman has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Biblical Literature; he is general Old Testament editor of the Core Bible Studies Series (Abingdon) and has contributed to Feasting on the Word (WJK), the New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, and the Common English Study Bible. He is the 2014-15 President of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society.

    In addition to his professional activities, Dr. Stulman enjoys hiking, cycling, almost every genre of music and film, and spending time with friends and family. Many years ago, he played guitar for the Star Sapphires and the Primes, a soul band in Baltimore.

  • Academic Associations
    Society of Biblical Literature
    Phi Beta Delta (International Education)
    Phi Kappa Phi

    Recent Community Service
    Former Trustee of The City Mission (Findlay, Ohio)
    Hancock County Peace Coalition
    Black Heritage Library Member

    Professional Service
    Editorial Board, Journal of Biblical Literature, 2007-2009, 2010-2012

    General Editor, Core Biblical Studies Series (Nashville: Abingdon Press), 2012-present

    President, Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society,

    Vice President, Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society,

    Steering Committee, Writing/Reading Jeremiah Group, Society of Biblical Literature, 2009-11, 2013-present

    Co-Chairperson, Writing/Reading Jeremiah Group, Society of Biblical Literature, 2007-2009

    Regional Scholar Award Committee, Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society, 2010-13
  • Books and Edited Volumes
    Jeremiah (Dis)Placed: New Directions in Writing/Reading Jeremiah. Edited with A. R. Pete Diamond (New York and London: T & T Clark).

    You are My People: An Introduction to Prophetic Literature. With Hyun Chul Paul Kim (Nashville: Abingdon Press).

    Abingdon Old Testament Commentary: Jeremiah (Nashville: Abingdon Press)

    Inspired Speech: Prophecy in the Ancient Near East: Essays in Honour of Herbert B. Huffmon. Edited with John Kaltner (New York and London: T & T Clark, 2004, 2005, 2008 paperback)

    Troubling Jeremiah, edited with A. R. Diamond and Kathleen M. O’Connor (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press).

    Order Amid Chaos: Jeremiah As Symbolic Tapestry (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press).

    The Prose Sermons of the Book of Jeremiah. A Redescription of the Correspondences with Deuteronomistic Literature in the Light of Recent Text-Critical Research (Atlanta: Scholars Press).

    The Other Text of Jeremiah. A Reconstruction of the Hebrew Text Underlying the Greek Version of the Prose Sections of Jeremiah (New York and London: University Press of America).

    Recent Articles
    “Textual Art as Trauma Literature: Reading Written Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible as the Art of Gaman,” in Trauma and Traumatization in and beyond Biblical Literature, Eve-Marie Becker et al., eds. (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013)

    “Commentary as Memoir? Reflections on Writing/Reading War and Hegemony in Jeremiah and in Contemporary U.S. Foreign Policy,” in Prophecy and Power: Jeremiah in Feminist and Postcolonical Perspective, edited by Christl M. Maier and Carolyn J. Sharp (LHBOT; New York and London, T & T Clark, 2013)

    “Art and Atrocity and Voices of Hope,” in Inventing the Prophet, edited by Else Holt and Carolyn J. Sharp (LHBOT; New York and London, T & T Clark, 2013)

    “The God of the Losers: Reading Ezekiel as Trauma/Survival Literature,” in Prophetic Exilic Gattung: The Relevance of Forced Migration Consciousness in the Major and Minor Prophets (LHBOTS: T & T Clark, 2013).