Jason Gile

Dean of Program Development and Innovation, and Affiliate Professor of Old Testament

Jason Gile is Dean of Program Development and Innovation, as well as Affiliate Professor of Old Testament at Northern Seminary.

As Dean, Jason develops new innovative degree 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 co-edited a book of essays on Deuteronomy and published articles in the Journal of Biblical Literature and in a volume of papers from a symposium on the text of Ben Sira held in Metz, France. For more information, see Professor Gile’s professional website.


PhD in Old Testament, Wheaton College Graduate School
MA in Hebrew Bible, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA in Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Recent Publications

Recent Blog Post

View All

Northern Seminary in the Holy Land

In June 2016 I had the pleasure of traveling to Jerusalem University College (JUC) with four students from Northern Seminary. For all of us it was the experience of a lifetime! Although I have studied the Bible academically for fifteen years, this was my first trip to Israel. It didn’t…

Read Entire Post

By: Jason Gile