Donald H. Madvig

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Donald Harold Madvig is a retired American minister, biblical scholar and professor.

Madvig earned his B.A. and B.Div. from Bethel College and Seminary, his Th.M. in New Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary (1960), and his M.A. and Ph.D. (1966) in Mediterranean studies from Brandeis University.[1]

Madvig joined the faculty at North American Baptist Seminary in 1963 as professor of Old Testament. He later served as professor of biblical literature at North Park Theological Seminary (1970 - 1974)[2] and Bethel Theological Seminary.

Madvig has served as senior pastor for Beverly Evangelical Covenant Church in Chicago, and interim pastor for Faith Baptist Church in Peshtigo, Wisconsin (1994 - 1995).[3]

Madvig was vice chair of the Committee on Bible Translation and remains an honorary member, having done editorial work on both the New International Version and Today's New International Version of the Bible.[4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • "A textual comparison of Habakkuk: a comparison of the text as found in the Masoretic text, the Septuagint, and the Habakkuk commentary of the Dead Sea scrolls" (1960)
  • "A grammar of the Royal Assyrian annals of the Sargonid Dynasty" (1966)
  • Book of Joshua in the Expositor's Bible Commentary (1992) ISBN 0-310-60893-7


  1. ^ "Donald Madvig, Eugene Peterson to Receive Honorary Degrees". Evangelical Covenant Church. April 22, 2003. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  2. ^ "Historical Photograph Collection - Search results for: "Madvig, Don"". North Park University. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  3. ^ "Faith Baptist Church - History". Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  4. ^ "The Committee on Bible Translation (CBT)". Archived from the original on 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2009-11-04.