About Beth M. Stovell


Beth M. Stovell
Calgary, Alberta
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Ambrose Seminary of Ambrose University

About Me

Beth Stovell (Ph.D. McMaster Divinity College) is currently Associate Professor of Old Testament at Ambrose Seminary of Ambrose University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Previously, Beth taught at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida and as an instructor and guest lecturer at McMaster Divinity College, Regent College, and Pacific Life Bible College.

Beth has authored Mapping Metaphorical Discourse in the Fourth Gospel: John’s Eternal King (Brill) and edited Making Sense of Motherhood: Biblical and Theological Perspectives (Wipf and Stock). She has co-edited Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (InterVarsity) with Dr. Stanley E. Porter and Theodicy and Hope in the Book of the Twelve (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, LHBOTS) with Colin Toffelmire, George Athas, and Daniel Timmer. She has contributed chapters to several edited volumes including Devotions on the Hebrew Bible, Language of the New Testament, Holy Spirit: An Unfinished Agenda and published in academic journals. Beth is currently writing commentaries on the Minor Prophets (Zondervan, SOGB), Ezekiel (Baker, BCOTPB), Hosea (Cascade, Bible in God's World) and a book on Johannine Kingdom Theology (Baker).

Beth is an officer on the board for the Institute for Biblical Research, on the Steering Committee for the Society of Vineyard Scholars and Chair of the Biblical Hebrew Poetry unit at Society of Biblical Literature. She is on the editorial board for DNI (Dictionary of Nature Imagery) Bible Supplement Series, Didaktikos: Journal of Theological Education, and Bulletin for Biblical Research. She received the Principal's Gold Medal in 2012 for her work at McMaster Divinity College. She received the Transformational Leader Award for Advising at St. Thomas University.

In her free time, Beth enjoys exploring new music, reading fun books, creating food that is an “adventure,” and loves spending time with her husband and two adorable kids.