Dr. Carmen Imes

Carmen Imes (PhD in Biblical Theology, Wheaton College) is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Biola University. She was previously Associate Professor of Old Testament at Prairie College in Alberta, Canada. Her dissertation is published under the title Bearing YHWH’s Name at Sinai: A Re-Examination of the Name Command of the Decalogue. She has also released the results of her research in a book for laypeople entitled Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters. Carmen is an active member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies.

She and her husband, Danny, have served overseas as missionaries with SIM. They have three children. Although she enjoys hanging out with other Bible geeks at conferences, her passion is to help the Bible come alive for laypeople. Carmen keeps a blog called Chastened Institutions and releases weekly Torah Tuesday videos on her YouTube channel.