Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
Ernest J. Villavaso, Jr. Professor of New Testament
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is the Ernest J. Villavaso, Jr. Professor of New Testament and Academic Dean at Seminary of the Southwest. In her teaching she gives students the exegetical and interpretive tools both to appreciate and to critically engage with the Biblical texts for theological refection. Her research specialty is biblical interpretation and the letters of Paul. Kittredge, a contributor to the new Oxford Annotated Bible, is the author of Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John and Community and Authority: The Rhetoric of Obedience in the Pauline Tradition. She co-edited The Bible in the Public Square: Reading the Signs of the Times and Walk in the Ways of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. She serves as Assisting Priest at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Austin, and she is a member of the Steering Committee, Theological Education in the Anglican Communion. She earned degrees from Williams College (BA) and Harvard Divinity School (MDiv ThM and ThD).