John Lee

Associate Professor of New Testament
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Dr. John Lee has taught at MBTS since the fall of 2010 and currently serves as Associate Professor of New Testament, teaching Greek, New Testament, and other Biblical studies courses. Dr. Lee’s research and writings have focused on the Gospels and New Testament Christology. Lee has authored several books including the forthcoming monograph, Christological Rereading of the Shema in Mark’s Gospel (Mohr Siebeck). He has also been working on two co-authored volumes: a book exploring the meaning and significance of Mark 10:45, a so-called key verse of the Gospel (Lexham); and another book concerning Pauline Christology (IVP Academic). Dr. Lee is preparing several other projects including a practice workbook for second- and third-year Greek students. Lee has frequently been presenting papers at both ETS and SBL since 2008.

Lee received the Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University; the Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Edinburgh. His doctoral study at Edinburgh was combined with teaching at the King’s Evangelical Divinity School and research at Das Institut für antikes Judentum und hellenistische Religionsgeschichte, Tübingen University, Germany.

Dr. Lee has pastored in various English-speaking and Korean-speaking contexts since 2001. Lee is extremely proud of his wife, Sunny, and their son, Josh.

Local Church:

Kansas City Korean Baptist Church