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Jason Gile

Chief Innovation Officer, Dean of Strategic Initiatives, and Assistant Professor of Scriptures


Master of Arts in Old Testament Master of Divinity


Jason Gile (PhD, Wheaton College) is Chief Innovation Officer and Dean of Strategic Initiatives, as well as Assistant Professor of Scriptures at Northern Seminary. Jason develops new innovative programs and builds strategic partnerships to advance the mission of the Seminary. He serves as Executive Director of the streaming video platform Seminary Now.

As a professor, Jason teaches the Old Testament as the story of God’s mission to the world through God’s people. His research interests include biblical theology, the book of Ezekiel, and the wisdom literature of the Old Testament. In addition to numerous professional presentations, he has written Ezekiel and the World of Deuteronomy (2021), co-edited a book of essays on Deuteronomy, and published articles in such outlets as the Journal of Biblical Literature and in a volume of papers from a symposium on the text of Ben Sira held in Metz, France. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Old Testament Theology
  • Biblical Theology of Mission
  • The Book of Ezekiel
  • The Jewish Background of the New Testament


Wheaton College Graduate School, PhD, 2013
Majory: Biblical and Theological Studies, concentration in Old Testament
Dissertation: “Deuteronomic Influence in the Book of Ezekiel”
Advisor: Prof. Daniel I. Block

University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA, 2007
Major: Hebrew and Semitic Studies
Thesis: “The Additions to the Wisdom of Ben Sira: The Question of Their Origin with Text and Commentary”
Advisor: Prof. Michael V. Fox

University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA, 2006
Major: Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies
Minor: Religious Studies 

Courses Taught

  • OT 307 Pentateuch & Poetic Books
  • OT 308 Historical Books & Prophet
  • OT 419 Hebrew Tools

Books & Resources

  • Ezekiel and the World of Deuteronomy. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 703. T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2021. [info]
  • For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block.Edited by Jason S. DeRouchie, Jason Gile, and Kenneth J. Turner. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2013. [info]