Dru Johnson

Dru Johnson is Associate Director of the Templeton Foundation’s Project in Jewish Philosophical Theology, where he is responsible for liaising with Christian scholars interested in studying Hebrew scripture. Johnson is Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at The King’s College in New York City and co-chairs the Hebrew Bible and Philosophy unit in the Society for Biblical Literature. He has previously worked as an IT manager and served as a pastor for 10 years in St. Louis, Missouri and St. Andrews, Scotland. Prof. Johnson studied analytic philosophy at the University of Missouri (St. Louis). His doctoral research at the University of St. Andrews explored epistemology in the Pentateuch and Mark’s gospel. He is the author of Biblical Knowing: A Scriptural Epistemology of Knowing (Cascade, 2013), Scripture’s Knowing: A Companion to Biblical Epistemology (Cascade, 2015) and Knowledge by Ritual: A Biblical Prolegomenon to Sacramental Theology (Eisenbrauns, 2016). He is married and has four children.