Dr. Jeremy Otten

Education, Degrees

  • 2016: Ph.D. in Biblical and Theological Studies (New Testament), Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, IL, USA
  • 2010: M.Div. in Pastoral Care (magna cum laude), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, USA
  • 2004: B.A. in English Writing and Biblical Literature (magna cum laude), Taylor University, Upland, IN, USA

Academic Positions and Teaching Experience

  • 2018-: Senior Researcher in New Testament, ETF Leuven
  • 2014: Guest Lecturer, Christ Bible Seminary, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2012-2017: Adjunct Professor, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
  • 2008-2010: New Testament Fellow – Teaching NT Greek at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL

Academic Memberships

  • The Society of Biblical Literature
  • The Evangelical Theological Society

Selected Bibliography


  • Otten, Jeremy. “I Alone Am Left: The Elijah Motif and the Remnant in Luke-Acts.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Wheaton College Graduate School, 2017.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “The Bad Samaritans: The Elijah Motif in Luke 9:51–56.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 42, no. 3 (2020): 375–89. https://doi.org/10.1177/0142064X19890505.
  • “Malachi.” In Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader, edited by Karen H. Jobes, 263–300. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2016.
  • “Mount Carmel,” “Porcius Festus,” “Sapphira,” “Symmachus,” “Testimonia,” and “Zarephath.” Edited by John D. Barry. Lexham Bible Dictionary. Lexham Press, 2016.

Review Articles

  • Review of Captive to the Word of God by Miroslav Volf. Trinity Journal 33, no. 2 (2012): 317–18.
  • Review of Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing up in Christ, edited by Eugene H. Peterson. Trinity Journal 32, no. 1 (2011): 124–25.

Paper Presentations

  • “’Jesus Was Found Alone’: Luke’s Remnant Christology in the Transfiguration Narrative (Luke 9:28),” ETS Annual Meeting, San Diego (20 November 2019)
  • “From Widows to Windows: Luke’s Use of Repetition and Redundancy in Echoes of 1 Kgs 17:8–24,” SBL International Meeting, Rome (2 July 2019)
  • “The Elijah Motif in Luke-Acts,” ETF Doctoral Colloquium, ETF Leuven (6 Sept. 2018)
  • “The Bad Samaritans,” Wheaton Academic Poster Seminar, Wheaton (3 April 2015)
  • “The Bad Samaritans: The Elijah Motif in Luke 9:51–56” SBL Annual Conference, Atlanta (22 November 2015)
  • “Lo, I Will Send You the Prophet Elijah: Elijah and the Remnant in the Book of the Twelve,”
    ETS Annual Meeting (November 2015)
  • “Eating Bread in the Kingdom of God: The Miracle of the Loaves in Luke” SBL Annual Conference (November 2014)
  • “What Do the Scribes Say? Or: Elijah’s on First, but What’s on Second?” ETS Annual Conference (November 2014)
  • “Does Being Left Make You Right? Application and Integration of Remnant Theology in the Evangelical Church,” Colloquium on Theological Integration, Wheaton College Graduate School (Spring 2014)
  • “Is There Relevance to This Text? Relevance Theory as a Model for Biblical Interpretation”
    Doctoral Seminar, Wheaton College Graduate School (Fall 2012)

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