Pamela Hedrick, PhD
Pamela Hedrick, PhDOnline Theology Faculty
PhD, Religion, Baylor University
MA, Religion, Wake Forest University
BA, Classical Languages, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

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Before teaching at Saint Joseph's, Pamela Hedrick taught at Wheeling Jesuit University from 2003 to 2008 and from 2008 to 2013 she was an Associate Professor at High Point University. She is a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KA), a certified Companion Animal End-of-Life Doula (through the University of Vermont), and a certified Animal Reiki practitioner and teacher in the Let Animals Lead method of Kathleen Prasad.

In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking, plants, and dogs.


Catholic Biblical Association
Society of Biblical Literature
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Beta Kappa


“From Death to Life: Ezekiel’s Expanding Ruah,” Perspectives in Religious Studies (August, 2004)

The Christ is Jesus: Metamorphosis, Possession, and Johannine Christology. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature Academia Biblica series, 2005. Published in Europe by E.J. Brill

“The Good Samaritan, Cornelius, and the Just Use of Force.” Pages 123-134 in Acts and Ethics. Edited by Thomas E. Phillips. New Testament Monographs, 9. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2005

“Luke’s Hearing of Paul,” by Pamela Hedrick and Mikeal Parsons, now included as Chapter Six in Luke: Storyteller, Evangelist, Interpreter by Mikeal Parsons. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrikson (March, 2007)

“The Gospel of John.” Entry in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible Online. Online version published Fall, 2010; print publication scheduled for 2012.

“Jews and Gentiles in the Acts of the Apostles.” Interpretation. Spring 2100

Do You Now Believe. Wipf & Stock, 2016.

Unique Excursions/Trips with Students/Innovative Teaching Methods

Registrar at excavations at Sepphoris, Israel, for two seasons, and has led three student study abroad trips to Italy.

A five-hour practicum for online graduate students in an area the student wants to work. This will help the student to enact and embody for others the values inherent in the course subject matter.