V. Philips Long

V. Philips Long
Title Professor of Old Testament at Regent College
Academic background
Education Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Alma mater University of Cambridge (PhD)
Academic work
Institutions Covenant Theological Seminary (St. Louis, Missouri)
Regent College
Notable works The Art of Biblical History (1994)

V. Philips Long, also known as Phil Long, is an American Old Testament scholar.

Long has degrees from Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge. He taught at Covenant Theological Seminary and the Freie Theologische Akademie in Germany before becoming Professor of Old Testament at Regent College.[1]

Long served on the translation teams for the ESV[2] and NLT.[3] He is an ordained teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.[1]

Long specializes in study relating to the historicity of the Bible. According to C. Hassell Bullock, Long's 1994 book The Art of Biblical History "represents a long stride in the direction of open and honest grappling" with the issues of biblical history.[4]




  1. 1 2 "Phil Long". Regent College. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. "Translation Review Scholars". English Standard Version. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  3. "Bible Translation Team". New Living Translation. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  4. Bullock, C. Hassell (2003). "History and Theology: The Tale of Two Histories". Giving the Sense: Understanding and Using Old Testament Historical Texts. Kregel Academic. p. 103. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
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