Barbara Leung Lai

Barbara Leung Lai

Dr. Barbara M. Leung LaiAssociate Professor of Old Testament & Chinese Ministry, Dr. Barbara Leung Lai has just published her groundbreaking research on key biblical characters with the release of her monograph, Through the 'I' Window: The Inner Life of Characters in the Hebrew Bible, by Sheffield Phoenix Press. In the book, Dr. Leung Lai develops an integrated methodology of psychological and biblical exegesis to explore the inner life of Old Testament characters, focusing on texts that use the first person 'I' voice as a unique point of entry into the inner lives of her subjects.

Dr. Leung Lai came to Tyndale in 1997 after over 20 years of teaching and equipping ministries in the East and West. During her last sabbatical, she served as Visiting Scholar at Fuller (2003) and Princeton (2004).