Professor and Elva B. Lovell Chair of Old Testament
Saint Paul, Minn.
Kathryn Schifferdecker is Professor and Elva B. Lovell Chair of Old Testament at Luther Seminary. Ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2001, Schifferdecker was associate pastor for five years at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arkdale, Wis., before coming to Luther.
Schifferdecker is a frequent contributor to Working Preacher, Word & World, and the author of Out of the Whirlwind: Creation Theology in the Book of Job (Harvard University Press, 2008). She is currently writing a commentary on the book of Esther.