fred_longProfessor of New Testament


  • New Testament Background, Literature and Exegesis
  • Classical and Biblical Greek
  • Pauline Epistles
  • Text Linguistics and Translation
  • Ancient Rhetoric and Political Theory
  • Greco-Roman Society and Culture
  • Moral Formation in Scripture


  • B.S., University of Illinois, 1988
  • M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary specializing in Biblical Studies, 1992
  • M.A., Classical Greco-Roman Literature, University of Kentucky, 1995
  • Ph.D., Religious Studies, Marquette University specializing in Biblical Theology, 1999

Dr. Fredrick J. Long’s research and writings cover the areas of Biblical and Greco-Roman literature, Greek grammatical and discourse analysis and translation, and biblical exposition. He has published books with Cambridge University Press (Ancient Rhetoric and Paul’s Apology, 2004), Logos Bible Software (Kairos: A Beginning Greek Grammar and Accompanying Workbook, 2005, 2008), and Baylor University Press (2 Corinthians: A Handbook on the Greek Text, 2015), and he has authored and co-authored numerous books with GlossaHouse including A Parallel & Interlinear New Testament Polyglot: Luke-Acts in Hebrew, Latin, Greek, English, German, and French (2011), Mark: GlossaHouse Illustrated Greek-English New Testament (2014), A Parallel & Interlinear New Testament Polyglot: Matthew-Mark (2014), Speak Koine Greek: A Conversational Phrasebook (2014), Koine Greek Grammar: A Beginning-Intermediate Exegetical and Pragmatic Handbook and its Workbook and Answer Key (2015), and In Step with God’s Word: An Incremental and Exegetical Approach for Interpreting the New Testament (2016). He is currently working on books commenting on Ephesians (SBL Press and Seedbed) and 2 Corinthians (Brill). In addition, he is series editor of AGROS (Accessible Greek Resources and Online Studies) Series with over a dozen books in print with GlossaHouse (

Dr. Long is an active presenter at the annual meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature and other conferences. He has traveled internationally to deliver papers in Canada, Germany, and Holland. In addition to having published journal articles, he has contributed essays to several books and reference works with IVP, Logos, Brill and for several volumes in the new series on The First Urban Christians (SBL, 2016 and forthcoming). He is currently the founding co-editor with David R. Bauer for The Journal of Inductive Biblical Study. He has translated all the Psalmic literature for the Lexham Greek-English Septuagint Interlinear (Logos Research Systems), Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians for the new Common English Bible (Abingdon Press), and The Gospels of Mark and John for the GlossaHouse Illustrated Greek-English New Testament series (GlossaHouse).

Dr. Long is passionate about properly interpreting God’s Word and allowing it proper place in our lives today in our respective communities for blessing the global community.

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