Tremper Longman III, PhD

Dr. Tremper Longman III (B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary; M.Phil. and Ph.D. Yale University) is a Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He has written over 35 books including commentaries on Genesis, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Daniel, and Nahum. His most recent books are Confronting Old Testament Controversies: Pressings Questions about Evolution, Sexuality, History, and Violence (Baker) and The Bible and the Ballot: Using Scripture for Political Decisions (Eerdmans). His books have been translated into seventeen different languages. He is one of the main translators of the popular New Living Translation of the Bible. Tremper and Alice currently reside in Alexandria, VA, and have three sons (Tremper IV, Timothy, Andrew) and six granddaughters.