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James T. Butler

Senior Associate Professor of Old Testament

As senior faculty at Fuller, this professor primarily mentors students and only occasionally, if ever, teaches courses.

BA, Wake Forest UniversityMDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary

Courses Taught

LG807/507: Hebrew ReadingMT800: Tutorial in Mission TheologyOT500: Writings as Introduction to the Old TestamentOT501: PentateuchOT502: Hebrew ProphetsOT504: WritingsOT506: OT Exegesis: JeremiahOT506: OT Exegesis: Joshua–KingsOT507: OT Exegesis: Biblical

Areas of Expertise

Jeremiah, Deuteronomistic literature, Old Testament theology, Job


Jim Butler is senior associate professor of Old Testament and has been teaching at Fuller since 1982. He is ordained as a Southern Baptist, and is a faculty coordinator for the InterSem program (Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish seminary students) and othe

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