Lynn Cohick

School of Christian Thought
  • Distinguished Professor of New Testament
  • Director, Houston Theological Seminary


  • PhD, New Testament/Christian Origins, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Bible and Religion: summa cum laude, Messiah College

Courses Taught

New Testament Survey
Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New Testament
Biblical Interpretation and Hermeneutics
Paul the Apostle
Prison Epistles
Senior Seminar
Women in the New Testament

Teaching Focus
Dr. Cohick’s primary teaching focus is New Testament and the social world of the Greco-Roman world.

Dr. Cohick has published commentaries on Ephesians and Philippians, and books and articles on women in the New Testament, Jews and Christians in the ancient world, and early Christian martyrs. She is President of the Institute for Biblical Research, and is a member of the prestigious Society of New Testament Studies. She serves on several editorial boards of journals and monograph series.