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David W. Odell-Scott

Professor &  Assoc Dean, A&S, Religion Studies Coordinator


  • Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. 1989 Philosophy
  • Vanderbilt University, M.Div. 1980
  • Texas Christian University, B.A. 1975
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications


  1. Reading Romans with Contemporary Philosophers and Theologians (editor), T & T Clark International, New York, 2007.
  2. Democracy and Religion: Free Exercise and Diverse Visions. Editor and "Preface". Third Annual Symposium on Democracy, Kent State University. Kent State University Press, Kent, 2004.
  3. Paul's Critique of Theocracy: A/Theocracy in Corinthians and Galatians. Sheffield Academic Press, New York, 2003.
  4. A Post-Patriarchal Christology. Scholars Press, Atlanta, 1991.


  1. “Semiotics,” co-authored with George Aiecher, in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation, Editor-in-chief: Steven L. McKenzie. Oxford University Press, 2013.
  2. "Metaphysics and Christian Theology" & "William of Ockham," Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity. Daniel Patte, General Editor, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  3. "The Question of Patriarchy and Heterosexual Eroticism in Romans and Corinthians," chapter 10 in Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte eds., Gender, Tradition and Romans, T.&T. Clark International, 2005.
  4. "Deconstruction," in Handbook of Postmodern Biblical Interpretation, Andrew K. M. Adam, ed., Chalice Press, 2000.
David W. Odell-Scott
Department of Philosophy
Phone: 330-672-0271
Fax: 330-672-4867