Dr. Scott Shauf

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Professor of Religious Studies; Department Chair




PhD, Emory University

MTS, Duke University

MS, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

BA, University of Richmond


Greek, Synoptic Gospels, Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Backgrounds, New Testament Theology


Scott Shauf joined the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy in 2009. Prior to that he taught for six years at Bluefield College in Virginia. He has published two books on the Acts of the Apostles and a number of scholarly articles. He is active in his local church, having served in such roles as Sunday school teacher, deacon, and choir member. He has preached and led Bible studies in a variety of church contexts. His ministry experience extends internationally, having worked on a short term basis with churches and ministries in China, Ghana, Germany, and Mexico. 


The Divine in Acts and in Ancient Historiography (Fortress Press, 2015)