Covenant Seminary welcomed Dr. Chapman to its full-time teaching staff in January of 2000. Professor Chapman served for four years with Campus Crusade for Christ as well as in local church ministry and teaching. He has studied overseas and has been involved in ministry in several other countries. His recent research focuses on the understanding of crucifixion in ancient Judaism and early Christianity. Other interests include enhancing appreciation of the New Testament through study of relevant Jewish and Graeco-Roman literature and through archaeological investigation.
Dr. Chapman also serves as curator of the W.H. Mare Institute for Biblical and Archaeological Studies on Covenant Seminary's campus. His publications include Ancient Jewish and Christian Perceptions of Crucifixion (Mohr Siebeck, 2008), several articles on the Abila of the Decapolis excavation in Jordan, and "Marriage and Family in Second Temple Judaism" in Marriage and Family in the Biblical World. Dr. Chapman also served as Associate Editor for New Testament Archaeology for the English Standard Version Study Bible.
Dr. Chapman and his wife, Dr. Tasha Chapman, have two daughters.
BA [ Philosophy, Religious Studies] Rice University Houston, TX
MA [Old Testament and Semitic Studies] Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IL
MDiv Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IL