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Peter Perry

Affiliate Associate Professor of New Testament

BS, University of Arizona

MDiv, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

ThM, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

PhD, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago


Dr. Peter Perry is Pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Glendale, AZ, and Affiliate Assistant Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Phoenix, AZ. He is administrator for and a member of the steering committees of Performance Criticism of the Bible and Other Ancient Texts and the Biblical Performance Criticism Networking Group for Annual SBL Meetings.


Brief listing of publications: The Rhetoric of Digressions: Revelation 7:1-17 and 10:1-11:13 and Ancient Communication (2009), Brushing Up English to Learn Greek (2014), and Insights from Performance Criticism (2016). He has also published articles on the Book of Revelation, Jude, 2 Peter, Hebrews, and Matthew, as well as on Relevance Theory.