K. L. Noll


Kurt Noll, Ph.D.
Office: Room 303, Clark Hall, Brandon University
Office phone: 204-727-9690

Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in Virginia (now called Union Pesbyterian Seminary).
Master of Theology, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia.
Master of Arts, with Honors, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (now called United Lutheran Seminary).
Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Shippensburg University.



A few of Noll’s many academic publications include:
Canaan and Israel in Antiquity: A Textbook on History and Religion.
Second Edition.
London: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2012.

“Was Balaam also among the Prophets? How Balaam Sheds Light on the Latter Prophets.” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 31 (2017): 44-65.

“Is the Scroll of Samuel Deuteronomistic?” In Is Samuel Among the Deuteronomists? Current Views on the Place of Samuel in a Deuteronomistic History. Edited by Cynthia Edenburg and Juha Pakkala. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013: 119-48.

“Presumptuous Prophets Participating in a Deuteronomic Debate.” In Prophets, Prophecy, and Ancient Israelite Historiography. Edited by Mark J. Boda and Lissa M. Wray Beal. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012: 125-42.

“Investigating Earliest Christianity without Jesus.” In Is This Not the Carpenter?  The Question of the Historicity of the Figure of Jesus, edited by Thomas L. Thompson and Thomas S. Verenna.  London: Equinox, 2012: 233-266.

“Was There Doctrinal Dissemination in Early Yahweh Religion?” Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches 16 (2008): 395–427.

“The Evolution of Genre in the Book of Kings: The Story of Sennacherib and Hezekiah as Example.” In The Function of Ancient Historiography in Biblical and Cognate Studies, edited by Patricia G. Kirkpatrick and Timothy Goltz. London: T&T Clark International, 2008: 30–56.

“Deuteronomistic History or Deuteronomic Debate? (A Thought Experiment).” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 31 (2007): 311–45.

“Is the Book of Kings Deuteronomistic? And Is It a History?” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 21 (2007): 49–72.

“Is There a Text in This Tradition? Readers’ Response and the Taming of Samuel’s God.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 83 (1999): 31–51.

“The God Who Is among the Danites.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 80 (1998): 3–23.

The Faces of David.
JSOT Supplement Series 242.
Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.


Courses That I Teach at Brandon University
86:150 What is a Religion?
86:156 Jew, Christian, Muslim

86:256 Ancient Judaism
86:257 Judaism

86:258 Christian Beginnings
86:260 Christian Foundations

86:288 Religion and Film

86:366 Religious Pluralism in a Secular World

86:369 Jesus
86:373 Biblical Prophets

86:372 Islam

86:HEB:101 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
86:GRK:102 Introduction to Hellenistic Greek

86:352 Advanced Biblical Study