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Kavin Rowe, Vice Dean for Faculty at Duke Divinity School

Kavin Rowe

C. Kavin Rowe is the George Washington Ivey Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Duke University Divinity School. His newest book is Christianity's Surprise: A Sure and Certain Hope (Abingdon, 2020). He is the author of three other books: One True Life: the Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions (Yale University Press, 2016), World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age (Oxford University Press, 2009, paperback 2010), and Early Narrative Christology (de Gruyter, 2006, repr. Baker Academic, 2009). He has published multiple scholarly articles and co-edited The Word Leaps the Gap (Eerdmans, 2008) and Rethinking the Unity and Reception of Luke and Acts (University of South Carolina Press, 2010). He is on the editorial board of several international peer-review journals and has also frequently written articles for

Rowe has been a Fulbright Scholar, Regional Scholar for the Society of Biblical Literature, chair of the Society’s Southeastern Region New Testament section, president of the Society's Southeastern Region, and was elected to the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. He was awarded a Lilly Faculty Fellowship, a Christian Faith and Life Grant from the Louisville Institute, the John Templeton Prize for Theological Promise, the Paul J. Achtemeier Award, a Distinguished Scholars grant from the McDonald Agape Foundation, and a project grant from the Issachar Fund.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Divinity School, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3587
Email Address: send me a message
Division:  Divinity Faculty

Teaching (Spring 2023):

    Gray 110, Th 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Teaching (Fall 2023):

  • NEWTEST 870L.01, EX GRK N T: LUKE Synopsis
    Divinity TBA, Th 08:30 AM-11:00 AM

Ph.D.Duke University2005
M.Div.Princeton Theological Seminary1999
B.A.Wake Forest University1996

Anthropology • Christianity • Christians • Church--Authority • Comparison • Cosmology • Criticism, interpretation, etc • Equality • Festschriften • God • God--Biblical teaching • God--Name • Grammar • Hermeneutics • Kingdom of God • Natural theology • Nature • Philosophy • Religion • Theology • Theology, Doctrinal--History • Theology--Methodology • Trinity--Biblical teaching

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