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Kindalee "Kindy" Pfremmer De Long Faculty Profile

Kindalee "Kindy" Pfremmer De Long

Professor of Religion
Interim Associate Dean of Seaver College
Religion and Philosophy Division, Seaver College
TAC 320A


  • Ph.D. Theology, University of Notre Dame, 2007
  • Master of Divinity, Pepperdine University, 1994
  • B.A. English, Pepperdine University, 1987
  • Surprised by God: Praise Responses in the Narrative of Luke-Acts. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der alteren Kirche 166. New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009.
  • "Angels and Visions in Luke-Acts." Pages 79-107 in The Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the Shaping of New Testament Thought. Edited by Loren T. Stuckenbruck and Benjamin E. Reynolds. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, 2017.
  • "Luke-Acts." In T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism. Eds. Loren T. Stuckenbruck and Daniel M. Gurtner. New York: T&T Clark, in press.
  • "Tobit." In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. Edited by Randall Chesnutt. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, in press.
  • "Daniel and the Narrative Integrity of His Prayer in Chapter 9." Pages 219-249 in Vol. 1 of A Teacher for All Generations: Essays in Honor of James C. VanderKam. Edited by Eric Farrel Mason et al. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 153. 2 vols. Boston: Brill, 2012.
  • "'Ask a Woman': Childbearing and Ezra's Transformation in 4 Ezra." Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 22 (2012): 114-145.
  • "Responding to the God of Joy." Pages 81-88 in Finding Their Voices: Sermons by Women in the Church of Christ. Edited by D'Esta Love. Abilene, TX.: Abilene Christian University Press, 2015.
  • Member, Society of Biblical Literature
  • Member, Enoch Seminar
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Seaver Faculty Association, 2015-2017
  • Seaver Fellow in Religion, 2011-2012
  • Keynote Sermon- "The Holy Spirit in Luke 4." Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures. Malibu, CA. May 4, 2018.
  • Paper- "Repentance and Turning in the Gospel of Luke." 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Boston, MA. November 19, 2017.
  • Panelist- "Conversations on the Gospel of Luke." Stone-Campbell Journal Reception at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Boston, MA. November 17, 2017.
  • Lecture- "The Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts." The Spirit-Filled People of God, a seminar for Southern California preachers. Pepperdine University. Malibu, CA. October 9, 2017.
  • Keynote Lecture- "Surprised by God." The William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program. Pepperdine University. Malibu, CA. August 30, 2017.
  • Presentation- "Paul's Vision in Acts 16:6-10." Colloquium on Material Culture and Ancient Religion. Selcuk, Turkey. July 15, 2014.
  • Paper- "Satan Falling: Apocalyptic Elements in Luke 10:17-23." The 34th Annual Christian Scholars' Conference. Nashville, TN. June 6, 2014.
  • Paper- "'Ask a Woman': The Literary Motif of Childbearing in 4 Ezra." The 6th Enoch Seminar: Second Baruch and Fourth Ezra: Jewish Apocalypticism in Late First Century Israel. Gazzada, Italy. June 27, 2011.
  • Paper- "Let All the Peoples Praise Him: Praise of God in Romans 15:7-13." The 30th Annual Christian Scholars' Conference. Nashville, TN. June 4, 2010.


  • Ancient religious narrative (esp. Luke-Acts)
  • New Testament and Christian Origins
  • Praise of the divine in antiquity
  • Second Temple Judaism
  • Women in antiquity and the early church


  • REL 102: New Testament in Context
  • REL 312/612: Women in the Early Church
  • REL 497: Senior Seminar "Identity in Christ"
  • REL 515: Book of Acts
  • REL 516: Pauline Writings I