Department of Religion, Philosophy and Classics
Dr. Rich Bowman
Professor of Religion
(605) 274-5485

Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary
M. Div., Luther Theological Seminary
B.A., Augustana College (SD)

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

Literary and Post-modern Analysis of the Hebrew Bible
Theology of the Detective Story
Violence in the Bible
The Portrayal of God in the Bible

Publications, Presentations, Etc.

"The Complexity of Character and an Ethics of Complexity: The Case of King David" in Character Ethics and the Bible, ed. William P. Brown (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001).

"Samson and the Son of God or Dead Heroes and Dead Goats: Ethical Readings of Narrative Violence in Judges and Matthew," Semeia 77 (1997).

"Narrative Criticism of Judges: Human Purpose in Conflict with Divine Presence" in Judges and Method, ed. Gale Yee (Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 1995).