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.

Rev. Dr. Jerry Hwang

School of Theology (English)

  • Academic Dean
  • Associate Professor of Old Testament


  • Ph.D., Wheaton College
  • M.Div., Talbot School of Theology (Biola University)
  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley

Biographical Information

Dr. Jerry Hwang has served on the faculty of Singapore Bible College since 2010. He has taught a variety of courses in Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew at the master’s level, as well as participating regularly in teaching and supervising students in the ThM programme. Since 2017, he has also been the Academic Dean of the School of Theology (English).

Dr. Hwang has published books on Deuteronomy (Eisenbrauns) and Hosea (Zondervan). He also has forthcoming books on Jeremiah (Crossway), contextualization and the Old Testament (ATA/Langham), as well as an edited textbook on exploring the Old Testament in Asia (ATA/Langham). He has also published fifty book reviews, essays, and articles on various facets of the Old Testament and Asian theology. Many of these publications can be found at the academia.edu link below.

Prior to coming to Singapore Bible College, Dr. Hwang served in pastoral ministry for 9 years in the States in both Chinese and multicultural churches. He also worked as an IT consultant and software engineer for several years before entering pastoral ministry. This time spent in the marketplace and ministry has given him a passion to journey with theological students who come to SBC from different walks of life.

Dr. Hwang is married to Jackie and they have three children.

View Dr. Hwang’s profile on academia.edu

  • Hebrew I
  • Hebrew II
  • Old Testament Studies II
  • Old Testament Studies III
  • Old Testament Theology
  • Homiletics II
  • Old Testament
  • Hebrew language and exegesis
  • Contextualization
  • Bible translation
  • Asian theology
  • “Hosea 7–8’s Critique of Kings, Politics, and Power.” The Oxford Handbook of the Book of Hosea. Edited by Brad E. Kelle. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • “Bible Translation as Contextual Theology: The Case of the Chinese Union Version Bible of 1919.” International Journal of Asian Christianity 5 (2022): 89–114.
  • “The Book of Jeremiah as Case Study in Asian Contextual Theology.” Asia Journal of Theology 35 (2021): 25–37.
  • “The Semantics and Pragmatics of Translating the CUV Bible.” Ching Feng 19.1–2 (2020): 157–173.
  • “Contextualization in the Old Testament.” Mission Round Table 13:2 (May-August 2018): 4–9.
  • “‘How long will my glory be reproach?’: Honor and Shame in OT Lament Traditions,” Old Testament Essays 30 (2017): 684–706.
  • “Syncretism after the Exile and Malachi’s Missional Response.” Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 20 (2016): 49–68.
  • “‘I am Yahweh your God from the land of Egypt’: Hosea’s Use of the Exodus Traditions.” Pages 243–253 in “Did I Not Bring Israel Out Of Egypt?” Biblical, Archaeological, and Egyptological Perspectives on the Exodus Narratives. Edited by James Hoffmeier, Alan Millard, and Gary Rendsburg. Eisenbrauns, 2016.
  • “‘My name will be great among the nations’: The Missio Dei in the Book of the Twelve.” Tyndale Bulletin 65 (2014): 161–180.
  • “The Unholy Trio of Money, Sex, and Power in Israel’s 8th-Century BCE Prophets.” Jian Dao 41 (2014): 181–204.
  • “The Rhetoric of Theophany: The Imaginative Depiction of Horeb in Deuteronomy 9–10.” Pages 145–164 in For Our God Always: Essays on Deuteronomy’s Message and Influence in Honor of Daniel I. Block. Edited by Jason DeRouchie, Jason Gile, and Kenneth Turner. Eisenbrauns, 2013.
  • Asia Theological Association Publications Committee, voting member
  • Every Voice: A Center for Kingdom Diversity in Theological Education, fellow
  • Institute for Biblical Resarch, fellow and board member
  • Evangelical Theological Society, member
  • Society of Biblical Literature, member

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