John Lee

Associate Professor of New Testament
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Dr. John Lee is associate professor of New Testament, having taught at MBTS since the fall of 2010. Lee is the author of five books and the forthcoming monograph, Christological Rereading of the Shema in Mark’s Gospel. His research and writings have focused on the Gospels (literarily), New Testament Christology (theologically), and Second Temple Jewish monotheism in relation to Christian origins (historically).

Lee received the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Edinburgh; the Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; and the Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University. 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 taught and pastored in both English-speaking and Korean-speaking contexts. Lee is very proud of his wife, Sunny, and their son, Josh.


Local Church:

Kansas City Korean Baptist Church