August H. Konkel

Professor of Old Testament

Konkel is currently professor of Old Testament at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario. He is president emeritus of Providence University College and Seminary in Otterburne. He served as president from 2001-2012. He began as professor of Old Testament at Providence Theological Seminary in 1984. His publications include work as a translator for the New Living Translation, a contributor of notes for the Study Bible of the NLT in Chronicles, and notes for the Study Bible of the English Standard translation in Job. He was a contributor to the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (Zondervan). He has published commentaries on Job (Tyndale Press), 1 & 2 Kings (Zondervan), and 1 & 2 Chronicles (Herald Press). His published research specializes in textual criticism and Biblical Theology. His current major project is a commentary on Deuteronomy for the English Standard Version to be completed in 2019.


Westminster Theological Seminary Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
Winnipeg Theological Seminary
Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg Bible College
Winnipeg, MB

Current Course List

Course Title Instructors Term Year/Month Days
Theological German August H. Konkel Spring 2024 Wed
The Lessons of Proverbs August H. Konkel Fall 2024 Mon
Preaching Difficult Biblical Texts August H. Konkel Winter 2025 Mon

Recent Publications

Title Professor Name Year
Expository Commentary: Deuteronomy-Ruth, Volume 2 August H. Konkel, David Reimer, Miles V. Van Pelt, Mary Willson Hannah 2021
believers church bible commentary 1&2 chronicles book cover Believers Church Bible Commentary: 1 & 2 Chronicles August H. Konkel 2016