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Jonathan Lo

Associate Professor, New Testament
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(403) 407-9501
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Jonathan Lo is a New Testament scholar and educator with publications in English and Chinese and teaching and ministry experience in Hong Kong, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Jonathan wrote a thesis about allusions to the Book of Daniel in the Gospel of Mark and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Jonathan is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the Society of Asian Biblical Studies (SABS), and an associate member of the Society for New Testament Studies (SNTS). Jonathan resides in Calgary with his wife and when he is not teaching or researching, he is making salsa, playing chess, or learning a song by Polyphia on the electric guitar.


PhD (University of Edinburgh)
MTh (University of Edinburgh)
MCS (Regent College)
BSc - (University of British Columbia)

Signature Courses

NT 502 Synoptic Gospels
NT 621 Life of Jesus
BL 521 The Language of the New Testament

Select Publications

Matthew’s Use of the Old Testament (In Chinese), Forthcoming
The New Testament Use of the Old Testament: An Introduction (In Chinese), Forthcoming
“From the Streets to the Scriptures: ‘Liberating Exegesis’ in Hong Kong.” In What Does Theology Do, Actually? Vol. 2: Exegeting Exegesis, ed. Philip A Davis, Jr., Daniel Lanzinger, and Matthew R. Robinson, 179-204. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2023.
“The Appropriation of Isa 6:9-10 to the Parables of Jesus: Implications for the Synoptic Problem.” In Matthew, Paul, and Others: Asian Perspectives on New Testament Themes, ed.
William Loader, Boris Repschinski, Eric Wong, 43-74. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 2019.
“Did Peter Really Say That? Revisiting Peter’s Speeches in Acts.” In Peter in Earliest Christianity, ed. Helen K. Bond & Larry W. Hurtado, 62-75. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015.