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Wilson de Angelo Cunha

Wilson de Angelo Cunha

Professor of Old Testament


Doctor of Philosophy, Old Testament, Institute for Religious Studies, School of Humanities, Leiden University, 2007-2011
Master of Theology, Old Testament, Calvin Theological Seminary, 2004-2006
Bachelor of Theology, José Manoel da Conceição Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1999-2002

Dr. Wilson de Angelo Cunha is Professor of Old Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary. He taught at LeTourneau University for ten years before joining CTS in 2022. He is passionate about helping students encounter God anew in the pages of Scripture. He is currently writing a commentary on Genesis for the "Kregel Exegetical Library" series and co-editing "A Commentary on the Old Testament Use of the Old Testament" with Baker. Some of his publications have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblica, Bibliotheca Orientalis, and Calvin Theological Journal. He often reads papers at the Society of Biblical Literature and the Institute for Biblical Research, where he co-chairs the Isaiah study group. He is an Old Testament editor for Religions and co-directs the Master of Theology Program at Calvin Theological Seminary. He is also a Minister of the Word in the Christian Reformed Church in North America, and he enjoys preaching and teaching in ecclesiastical settings. Wilson is married to Katie, and they have three wonderful children, plus two birds. He loves coaching soccer, reading, hiking, and entertaining guests.

Courses Taught

Biblical Hebrew I and II

Intermediate Hebrew

The Mission of God in the Old Testament

Old Testament Backgrounds

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation


Historical Books

Psalms and Wisdom Literature

Prophetic Books



Seeing the Bible through Ancient Art: Iconography and the Old Testament

Creation and Cosmology: An Interdisciplinary Approach (co-taught with a Physics Professor)

The Book of Isaiah and Its Reception in Early Judaism


No Writings by this author.

Featured Publications

LXX Isaiah 24:1–26:6 as Interpretation and Translation: A Methodological Discussion (SBL Press, 2014)

Isaiah and Intertextuality: Isaiah Amid Israel’s Scriptures (co-edited; Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming)