About Beth M. Stovell


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

About Me

Beth Stovell (Ph.D. McMaster Divinity College) is currently Assistant 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) and co-edited Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (InterVarsity) with Dr. Stanley E. Porter. 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 a book on interpreting biblical language for InterVarsity Press (co-authored with Dr. Stanley E. Porter), a two-part commentary on the Minor Prophets for Zondervan’s The Story of God commentary series, and an Ezekiel commentary for the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Prophetic Books series.

Beth is an officer on the board for the Institute for Biblical Research, on the Steering Committee for the Society of Vineyard Scholars and the Biblical Hebrew Poetry unit at Society of Biblical Literature. She is on the editorial board for Hope's Reason Journal. 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.