Dr. Carla Works (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary)
Dr. Carla Swafford Works (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is Professor of New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Her research interests encompass the Pauline epistles, the New Testament’s use of Israel’s scriptures, biblical ethics, and theological interpretation. (Her publications include The Least of These: Paul and the Marginalized (Eerdmans, 2020), The Church in the Wilderness: Paul's Use of Exodus Traditions in 1 Corinthians (Mohr Siebeck, 2014), and "Philippians" in The Women's Bible Commentary (Westminster John Knox, 2012). She is passionate about teaching and learning for the service of the church and enjoys leading student groups to the Holy Land, Greece, and Turkey to see the biblical texts come alive in their midst.