Won Lee

Won Lee


  • Yonsei University, Korea, BA
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv
  • Claremont Graduate School, PhD

Research and scholarship

  • Exegesis, theology and hermeneutics
  • Currently working on a commentary on the book of Amos


"Translatability and Identity: A Korean Diasporic Exegesis on Jacob's Name Change" in Interconnectivity, Subversion, and Healing in World Christianity: Essays in Honor of Joel Carpenter, eds. Afe Adogame & Aminta Arrington (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023), 43-54.

The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Korea (Oxford University Press, 2022)

Exploring the Mysteries of the Bible (Grand Rapids: Calvin Press, 2013)

“Korean Biblical Interpretation,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation, ed. Steven L. McKenzie (Oxford University Press, 2013), Vol. 1, 473-82

“Numbers” in The CEB Bible Study with Apocrypha (Nashville; Abingdon, 2013), 201-58

The Bible: A Library of Holy Writings (Seoul, Korea: Sallim, 2005)

Punishment and Forgiveness in Israel’s Migratory Campaign: The Macrostructure of Numbers 10:11-36:13 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003)

"The Conceptual Coherence in Numbers 5,1-10,10,” in The Books of Leviticus and Numbers, ed. Thomas Römer, Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium CCXV (Leuven: Peeters, 2008) 473-89

"The Concept of the Wilderness in the Pentateuch,” in Israel in the Wilderness: Interpretations of the Biblical Narratives in Jewish and Christian Traditions, ed. Kenneth E. Pomykala, (Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008) 1-16

Professional associations

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • The Society for Old Testament Study
  • Korean Biblical Colloquium

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