S.D. Giere

Teaching: Homiletics; Preaching the Old Testament; Biblical Theology; History of Biblical Interpretation; Stewardship and Sustainability; Greek


Research: Preaching as Sacrament of the Word; Israel’s Scriptures and Christian Proclamation; Biblical Hermeneutics; Old Testament as Christian Scripture; History of Biblical Interpretation; Biblical Theology; Bible and Film.

Articles, Papers, Presentations - Available Online

"'It Shall Not Return to Me Empty' (Isaiah 55.10): Interpreting Scripture in Christ for Proclamation," Inaugural Lecture, Loehe Chapel, Wartburg Theological Seminary, April 2014.


“For the Kingdom of Heaven is Like: Biblical Similitudes, Cinematic Visions,” Bible and the Moving Image Unit, Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, St. Andrews, Scotland, July 2013.


“’This is my world!’ Son of Man (Jezile) and Cross-Cultural Convergences of Bible and World,” Journal of Religion and Film 15.1 (April 2011).


 "Son of Man (Jezile): Annotated Transcription Based on Subtitles," November 2010.


“The Old Testament and the Proclamation of Christ Crucified,” Luther Academy of the Rockies, Meeker Park Lodge, Allenspeak, CO, 20 June – 1 July 2010.


S.D. Giere contributions to WorkingPreacher.org.

Dr. Giere's full curriculum vitæ is available here (pdf).

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Books - Author, Co-Author, Contributor

S.D. Giere.  A New Glimpse of Day One: Intertextuality, History of Interpretation, and Genesis 1.1-5.  BZNW 172.  Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2009.

“Babette’s Feast,” pages 18-24 in Bible and Cinema: 50 Key Films, edited by Adele Reinhartz.  London: Routledge, 2012.

“’This is my world!’ Son of Man and Cross-Cultural Convergence of Bible and World,” pages in Son of Man: An African Jesus Film, edited by Adele Reinhartz, Jeffery L. Staley, and Richard Walsh. Bible in the Modern World, 52. Sheffield, Sheffield Phoenix, 2013.

Entry on Helen Spurrell, pages 467-469 in Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, edited by Marion Taylor, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.

With Nancy Claire Pittman, Richard I. Pervo, and Shauna K. Hannan. New Proclamation, Year A, Easter through Reign of Christ, edited by David B. Lott.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010.

Introduction and Study Notes for Ezekiel, as well as "The Shape of the Sacred Bible" (with Duane A. Priebe) Lutheran Study Bible (Minneapolis: Augsburg, 2009).


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