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Black, Stephanie

Stephanie Black

Affiliate Associate Professor of New Testament

BA, University of Virginia
MA, University of Nottingham
MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theology Seminary
PhD, University of Roehampton


Stephanie Black’s academic interests are Greek language, New Testament, and intercultural biblical hermeneutics. She has taught in graduate schools of theology in Ethiopia (2000–2008), Kenya (2008–2013), and India (2005–present). She is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) and serves as international theological education specialist with EPC World Outreach and Serge (formally World Harvest Mission). Based in Dublin, Ireland, she travels to support church planting and leadership training in Africa, Asia, and post-Christian Europe.


Dr. Black’s recent work includes “Scholarship in Our Own Words: Intercultural Rhetoric in Academic Writing,” in Challenging Tradition: Innovation in Advanced Theological Education, edited by Perry Shaw and Havilah Dharamraj (2018). She has contributed articles on biblical hermeneutics in Africa to FULLER magazine (2017) and the African Journal of Evangelical Theology (2008, 2015), authored “The Sign of Jonah” in the updated IVP Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd ed., 2013), and has published a study of the Christology of fourth-century Greek inscriptions in Ethiopia (Bulletin of SOAS, 2008).