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Rogland, Max F.

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Rogland, Max F.

Adjunct Professor of Old Testament

Telephone: 803.771.6180

Dr. Max Rogland (Ph.D., Leiden University; M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary) is the pastor of Rose Hill Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Columbia, SC. Previously he served as the pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Rochester, MN, and as Professor of Old Testament at Erskine Theological Seminary. His publications include commentaries on Ecclesiastes and Obadiah for the ESV Expository Commentary series, the study notes on Ecclesiastes for the ESV Study Bible, a commentary on Haggai and Zechariah 1-8 for the Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible series, an edited volume Faithful Ministry, and numerous journal articles.

Education and Credentials
  • PhD (classical Hebrew), Leiden University, Netherlands
  • MDiv (biblical studies), Covenant Theological Seminary
  • Ordained Minister (PCA)
  • Extensive ministry and teaching experience
Recent Publications
  • Faithful Ministry: An Ecclesial Festschrift in Honor of the Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn. Wipf & Stock, 2019.
  • “The Cult of Esther: Temple and Priestly Imagery in the Book of Esther,” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 1 (2019).
  • “The Book of Ruth,” The T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism. T&T Clarck, 2019.
  • “The Transformation of Jerusalem and Judah in Zechariah 12:1-9,” Evangelical Theological Society Southeast Regional Meeting, 2019.
  • “’A Cryptic Phrase’ in Haggai 2:6,” Journal of Biblical Literature 3 (2017).
Experience and Ministry
  • Pastor, Rose Hill Presbyterian Church (PCA), Columbia, SC
  • Director, Challenge IV Program – Classical Conversations, Columbia, SC
  • Editorial Board, Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament
  • Contributor, Tabletalk Magazine
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