David Noe

David Noe


  • BA, Majors in Philosophy and Classical Languages, minor in religion, Calvin College (1994)
  • PhD, Classics, University of Iowa (2003)


David Noe teaches Latin and Greek through his website Latin Per Diem.

Outside of work, Dr. Noe enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, as well as serving the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and playing chess.

Academic interests

Prof. Noe is interested in all things related to the ancient Mediterranean world, especially Roman philosophy, Greek ethics and religion, and the reception of these ideas in the Reformation and Post-Reformation periods. His current research focuses on these areas, translating theological and philosophical texts from the 16th and 17th centuries, and the continuing development of spoken Latin fluency and pedagogical strategies.

Research and scholarship

Prof. Noe  is working on translations of John Calvin's Duae Epistulae and John Owens' Θεολογούμενα Πανταδοπά, A Miscellany of Theological Discourse

Prof. Noe has contributed to a volume on Joshua, Judges and Ruth for InterVarsity Press's Reformation Commentary on Scripture series.

Prof. Noe's translation of two of John Calvin's letters to the ministers at the Reformed church in Montbeliard was published in The Confessional Presbyterian journal. 

Prof. Noe has published two book projects, including a  translation of Franciscus Junius’ (1545-1602) De Theologia Vera for Reformation Heritage Books (published October, 2014), and a translation of Theodore Beza’s (1519-1605) Plana et Perspicua Tractatio De Coena Domini (also for Reformation Heritage Books, published 2016).

Prof. Noe's translation of A Treatise on True Theology, was reviewed by John Fesko for Ordained Servant Online. The full article can be read here.


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