Scripture Untangled

Season 6: Episode 7 | Jeff Kloha | Does the Bible Influence Today’s Culture?      

Jeff Kloha

Jeff Kloha | Guest

Chief Curatorial Officer | Museum of the Bible
Lorna Dueck

Lorna Dueck | Interviewer

Lead Consultant | Lorna Dueck Creative

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Watch or listen to Dr. Jeffrey Kloha, Chief Curatorial Officer at the Museum of the Bible, in Washington, DC being interviewed by seasoned journalist Lorna Dueck. Jeff shares the Museum of the Bible’s mission which invites all people to engage with the transformative power of the Bible and walks us through the main themes of the museum: history of the Bible, impact of the Bible on culture, and basic stories/narrative of the Bible. He inspires us to think about the impact and influence of the Bible on culture, art, music, and human rights. 

Dr. Jeffrey Kloha

Jeffrey Kloha, the Museum of the Bible’s Chief Curatorial Officer joined the museum in 2017 and manages and executes the strategic plans for the museum’s Bible Education, Scholars Initiative, Exhibits, Curatorial, and Collections departments.

Jeff previously served 18 years as professor of New Testament at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, and also served Concordia as provost/chief academic officer. During that time, he oversaw two accreditation processes, transitioned the institution from quarters to semesters, steered the development of new curricula and managed strategic planning for the institution. He earned the PhD from the University of Leeds.

His areas of teaching and research include the textual and canonical history of the early Christian writings, hermeneutics, and the Pauline Epistles. Jeff is co-editor of Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. K. Elliott (Brill, 2014) and The Press of the Text: Biblical Studies in Honor of James W. Voelz (Pickwick, 2017). He has published peer-reviewed essays in the areas of New Testament textual criticism and the use of New Testament texts in early Christianity. He is a frequent conference presenter, radio guest, and television documentary commentator.

Learn more about Jeff Kloha: museumofthebible.org/who-we-are

Lorna Dueck

Lorna was a regular commentary writer on faith and public life in Canada’s leading national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and is a frequent media commentator. She has travelled the world reporting on church-led response to humanitarian crisis.

Lorna earned a Master of Arts in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College. She has received honorary doctorate degrees from Trinity, Tyndale and Briercrest Universities. Lorna has received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian society.

Lorna and her husband Vern live in the Toronto suburbs, have been married over three decades, and delight in the adventures of their grown son and daughter.

Learn more about Lorna Dueck

Twitter: twitter.com/lornadueck

Website: lornadueckcreative.com

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