Matthew Schlimm, Professor of Old Testament, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
Why do you love teaching and researching about the OT/HB?
What is one “big idea” in your scholarship?
Who is one of your academic heroes and why do you admire them?
Terence Fretheim. It’s difficult for academics to write clearly and concisely, but he does it all the time. He organizes ideas in fresh ways that give new insights. He is true to the text: he neither exaggerates its claims nor glosses over difficult material.