Our Faculty Members

Our multicultural faculty with adjunct and affiliate professors is composed of more than 50 members. They are multinational and represent most of the denominational and non-denominational churches in Protestant traditions.

Dr Chee-Chiew Lee

School of Theology (Chinese)

  • Associate Professor in New Testament
  • Senior Director of Programme Development and Advanced Studies

Education

  • PhD, Wheaton College (USA)
  • ThM, Singapore Bible College
  • MA(BS), Singapore Bible College
  • BBus, Nanyang Technological University

Biographical Information 

Dr Lee teaches a variety of courses in research writing, hermeneutics and New Testament at graduate and postgraduate level, and also supervises thesis research. Her passion is in studying the Word of God and sharing its life-transforming message, so as to help people face the challenges of our times by living the Word. As such, the channels of her sharing, in both English and Chinese, include publishing her research (through books and articles) and ministering to churches (through pulpit ministry, seminars and Sunday school series).

Dr Lee is a Langham Scholar and participated in the Langham International Postdoctoral Research and Training Seminar (2016–2020). She was also a visiting scholar of Denver Seminary in November 2018. She holds membership of two professional societies and is involved in the revision of Chinese Bible versions.

Her husband, Vincent Chua, and her have a son and a daughter. Their family worships and serves at Bethesda (Katong) Church.

View Dr Lee’s profile on Academia.edu.

  • Hermeneutics
  • Bible Study Methods
  • Greek Grammar
  • Greek Exegesis
  • New Testament Introduction
  • Four Gospels
  • General Epistles, Hebrews, Revelation
  • History of Interpretation (New Testament)
  • Research Workshop
  • Use of the Old Testament in the New
  • New Testament Interpretation
  • Biblical theology (New Testament theology, Pauline theology, and the use of the OT in the NT)
  • Literary analysis of the New Testament
  • Grammatical studies
Conference Presentations
  • “A Theology of Facing Persecution in the Gospel of John.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Denver, Colorado. 18 November 2018.
  • “The Rhetoric of Empathy in Hebrews.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Denver, Colorado. 17 November 2018.
  • “The Use of Scriptures and the Rhetoric of Fear in Hebrews.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. Denver, Colorado. 14 November 2018.
  • “Rest and Victory in Revelation 14:13.” Paper presented at the British New Testament Conference. Chester, United Kingdom. September 3, 2016.
  • “’Fire From Their Mouths’: An Exposition of Rev 11:3–11.” Paper presented at the Consultation on “Scripture, its Authority, Meaning and Mission in Asian and Middle Eastern Contexts” of the Asia Theological Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. June 20, 2012.
  • “The Abrahamic Blessing and the Spirit in Galatians: Their Relationship and Significance for Reading Galatians and Paul’s Doctrine of Justification.” Paper presented at the midwest regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Valparaiso, Indiana. February 14, 2010.
  • “Once Again: The Niphal and Hitpael of BRK in the Abrahamic Blessing for the Nations.” Paper presented at the midwest regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Valparaiso, Indiana. February 13, 2010.
  • Gôyim in Genesis 35:11 and the Abrahamic Blessing for the Nations.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. Providence, Rhode Island. November 20, 2008.
  • “The Identity of the Elect Lady in 2 John: Evidence from the Ancient Writings.” Paper presented at the international meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Singapore. June 28, 2005.

 

Professional Membership
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Evangelical Theological Society

 

Chinese Bible Revision
  • Worldwide Chinese Version
  • Chinese Contemporary Bible

 

Regular speaking engagements for:
  • Sunday worship services
  • Small group meetings (e.g., ladies’ group, senior citizens’ group, youth fellowship)
  • Adult Sunday School Series
  • Seminars

Interpreting and Translation
  • Regular interpreting (English-Chinese and Chinese-English) engagements for sermons and seminars
  • Provide training sessions for interpreters who serve in bilingual worship services
  • “The Rhetoric of Empathy in Hebrews.” Novum Testamentum 62.2 (2020): 201–18.
  • “A Theology of Facing Persecution in the Gospel of John.” Tyndale Bulletin 70, no. 2 (2019): 189–204.
  • “Rest and Victory in Revelation 14:13.” Journal for the Studies of the New Testament3 (2019): 344–62. Journal for the Studies of the New Testament 41.3 (2019): 344–62.
  • “Ethical Responsibilities of the Believer in the Book of Revelation.” In Christian Ethics: Reflections and Practice, edited by Jacob Hwang, Benjamin Wu, and Chee-Chiew Lee, 39–64. Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2017.
  • “Understanding Human Desires: A New Testament Perspective.” In Managing Our Desires for Christ, edited by Clement Chia, Chee-Chiew Lee, and Cynthia Chang, 9–27. Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2014.
  • “The Key to Understanding the New Testament Greek Middle Voice and Its Exegetical Implications.” China Evangelical Seminary Journal 5 (2013): 34–58.
  • 〈”火从口出”:在敌对与苦难中作见证的能力(启十三3~13)〉。于《中台神学论集》4(2013):207–62。Also in English: “’Fire From Their Mouths’: The Power of Witnessing in the Face of Hostility and Suffering (Rev 11:3–13).’” CTTS Journal 4 (2013): 207–62.
  • “Once Again: The Niphal and Hitpael of BRK in the Abrahamic Blessing for the Nations.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 36 (2012): 279–96.
  • “The Value and Dignity of Life.” In The ESV Global Study Bible, edited by J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, and Ajith Fernando, 1894–96. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2012.
  • “A Response to ‘Interpretation of Psalm 40 in Hebrews 10: A Case Study of the NT Use of the OT.’” CTTS Journal 3 (2012): 249–69.
  • Gôyim in Genesis 35:11 and the Abrahamic Promise of Blessings for the Nations.” Journal of Evangelical Theological Society 52 (2009): 467–82.
  • “Biblical Studies and Exegesis in a Postmodern Age: An Evangelical Response.” In A Dialogue between Now and Eternity: Biblical Studies and Exegesis, edited by Raymond Chiu, 77–95. Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2007.

 

 Book Review
  • Review of The Letter to the Galatians, by David A. deSilva, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society3 (2019): 653–56.
  • Review of When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible, by Timothy Michael Law, Themelios 40 (2015): 106–7.
  • Chee-Chiew Lee and Cynthia Chang. A Handbook for Research Writing: For Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Ministry-related Studies. 3rd edition. Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2019.
  • Interpreting New Testament Epistles. Biblical Hermeneutics Series. Hong Kong: Tien Dao, 2016.
  • The Blessing of Abraham, the Spirit, and Justification in Galatians: Their Relationship and Significance for Understanding Paul’s Theology. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2013.

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