Robert Sorensen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology and Greek

Chair, Department of Theology and Foreign Languages

College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Sorensen teaches biblical Greek, Scripture, ancient Judaism, and early Christianity. His doctoral dissertation was on Luke-Acts. Beyond the New Testament writings, his other areas of interest include First Temple Judaism, Greco-Roman history, the early Church Fathers and Christian worship.

He was an associate editor of the Lutheran Study Bible as well as a contributor to the Spanish language hymnbook ¡Cantad al Señor! Dr. Sorensen has been a full-time member of Concordia’s faculty since 2006.


  • Ph.D., New Testament and early Christianity, Loyola University; Chicago.
  • M.Div., Theology, Concordia Seminary; St. Louis, Mo.
  • MFA, Spanish Language and Culture, Instituto de Filología Hispánica; Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Concordia University Texas; Austin, Texas.