Dr. Michael Rhodes

Michael Rhodes (PhD, Trinity College Bristol/University of Aberdeen) is a Lecturer in Old Testament at Carey Baptist College. He is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, author of Formative Feasting: Practices and Virtue Ethics in the Deuteronomic Tithe Meal and Corinthian Lord’s Supper (2022), and co-author of Practicing the King’s Economy: Honoring Jesus in How We Work, Earn, Spend, Save, and Give. His academic work focuses on the intersection of theological interpretation, theological ethics, and economic justice. Previously, he was the Director of Community Transformation at the Memphis College of Urban and Theological Studies, and the Director of Education at Advance Memphis, where he oversaw job training, financial literacy, GED tutoring, and entrepreneurship support in his south Memphis neighborhood.