Alice Yafeh-Deigh, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biblical and Religious Studies
Adjunct Professor, Azusa Pacific Seminary

Phone: (626) 815-5644
Fax: (626) 815-5469
Photo of Alice Yafeh-Deigh, Ph.D.


Alice Yafeh-Deigh, Ph.D., is a professor of biblical studies. Her areas of expertise, research, and teaching interests include New Testament exegesis, Greco-Roman sexual ethics, cultural hermeneutics, feminist hermeneutics, postcolonial hermeneutics, and literary and rhetorical methods of biblical interpretation. Her approach to the study of the New Testament strongly emphasizes the historical and sociocultural influences that gave rise to individual texts.


  • Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
  • M.A.R., Yale University Divinity School
  • B.A., Faculté de théologie protestante de Vaux sur Seine, France

Academic Areas

  • School of Theology
    • Department of Biblical and Religious Studies
  • Azusa Pacific Seminary


  • Cultural Hermeneutics
  • Feminist Hermeneutics
  • Greco-Roman Sexual Ethics
  • Literary and Rhetorical Methods of Biblical Interpretation
  • New Testament Exegesis
  • Postcolonial Hermeneutics

Courses Taught

  • UBBL 230 – Luke/Acts
  • UBBL 330 – Life and Teachings of Jesus