Dr. Anna Sieges Beal

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Assistant Professor of Religious Studies




PhD, Baylor University

MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

BA, Gardner-Webb University


Hebrew, Old Testament Survey, New Testament Survey, Pentateuch, Writings of John, Life and Letters of Paul, Biblical Interpretation, Women in the Old Testament


Dr. Sieges joined the Gardner-Webb faculty in the fall of 2015. Prior to coming to Gardner-Webb, Sieges taught for one year at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Dr. Sieges is an alum of Gardner-Webb and spent four years at the Boiling Springs campus where she completed her B.A. in Communications. Inspired by her Religion classes at Gardner-Webb, she went on to earn an M.A. in Biblical Languages and an M.A. in Old Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton Massachusetts in 2010. Dr. Sieges continued her education at Baylor University where she studied for her PhD in Biblical Studies, graduating in 2016. Dr. Sieges has been active in her local congregations in a variety of ways ranging from, cleaning ministries, to teaching Sunday School, to outreach and missions programs, to preaching. She has contributed to devotional and academic publications.


“Obadiah in the Book of the Twelve,” in The Book of the Twelve. FOITL series of Vetus Testamentum (Forthcoming).

“The Holy Spirit in the Minor Prophets,” in The Holy Spirit: An Unfinished Agenda. Singapore: Word N Works Publishers (December 2014).

The Common English Study Bible: Notes on Micah, Jonah, Nahum, and Habakkuk. Nashville, TN: Common English Bible. Co-authored with James D. Nogalski (2013).

“Micah” in the Lexham Bible Dictionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Libronix (2011).

“Nineveh” in the Lexham Bible Dictionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Libronix (2011).