Confusion abounds over one of the most important themes in all of Scripture—Israel. Israel may refer to the current political state, the historic land and people of biblical history and prophecy, or even Abraham’s descendants through Jacob whose name was changed to Israel and whose descendants became the Jewish people.
Dr. Tim Sigler serves as Provost and Dean at Shepherds Theological Seminary. Prior to STS, Dr. Sigler served with distinction at the Moody Bible Institute (Chicago, IL) for 18 years, most recently as Professor of Hebrew and Biblical Studies. Dr. Sigler specializes in areas related to biblical languages and literature and has taught courses such as Life in Bible Times (Historical Geography and Bible Backgrounds), Hebrew Grammar I & II, Hebrew Exegesis I & II, Old Testament Wisdom Literature, Old Testament Historical Literature, Hermeneutics/Methods of Bible Study, Biblical Archaeology, and Biblical Theology of Jerusalem. He maintains an active international presence writing and lecturing as the Israel Scholar-in-Residence with CJF Ministries and hosting study tours throughout the biblical world. He and his wife, Bernice, have three children.