Beverly Roberts Gaventa

Beverly Roberts Gaventa (PhD, Duke University) is Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She is also Emerita Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. Gaventa is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Our Mother Saint Paul, Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus, and commentaries on 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Acts. She received the Burkitt Medal for Biblical Studies in 2020 for her long and distinguished contribution to New Testament scholarship, to the discipline and academy through a range of positions of responsibility, and for her mentoring of younger scholars.