Religion Division Faculty

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Rick R. Marrs

Provost of Pepperdine University

Division: Religion and Philosophy Division
Office: Thornton Administrative Center (TAC) 404
Phone: (310) 506-4261
Fax: (310) 506-7393

  • Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1982
  • M.Div., Abilene Christian University
  • B.A., Abilene Christian University
  • Religion and History of Israel
  • Old Testament Theology
  • Old Testament Prophets
  • The Wisdom Literature
  • Hebrew I / II
  • The Old Testament World
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Member, Society of Biblical Literature
  • Member, Catholic Biblical Association
Academic Interests:
  • Old Testament Prophets
  • Old Testament Wisdom Literature
  • Preaching
  • Psalms
Selected Works:
  • J.J.M. Roberts, A Tribute, Restoration Quarterly (forthcoming)
  • Using the Old Testament for Ethical Guidance, in Biblical Ethics and Issues of Life and Death. Eds. L. Chouinard, D. Fiensy, G. Pickens. College Press (2004).
  • Back to the Future: Zion in the Book of Micah, in David and Zion: Biblical Studies in Honor of J. J. M. Roberts. Edited by Bernard F. Batto and Kathryn L. Roberts. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2003.
  • Micah and a Theological Critique of Worship, in Worship and the Hebrew Bible. Essays in Honour of John T. Willis (JSOTS #284). Edited by M. Patrick Graham, Rick R. Marrs, Steven L. McKenzie. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, 184-203.
  • Embracing God's Call: Finding God in our Daily Lives. Covenant Press, 2003
  • Worship and the Hebrew Bible. Essays in Honor of John T. Willis (JSOTS 284). Edited with M. Patrick Graham and Steven L. McKenzie. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.