Victor P. Hamilton

Victor P. Hamilton (born 26 September 1941) (PhD, Brandeis University) is a Canadian / American theologian. He was Professor of Old Testament and Theology at Asbury University from 1971 until 2007.[1] His retains the role of professor emeritus of Old Testament at Asbury University.

Victor P. Hamilton
Victor P. Hamilton

(1941-09-26) September 26, 1941 (age 78)
Toronto, Ontario
EducationPhD, Brandeis University
Alma materBrandeis University
Known forProfessor of Old Testament at Asbury University
MovementWesleyan Church

He has a BA (Houghton College, NY, 1963) a BD and ThM (Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY, 1966 and 1967) and an MA and PhD in Mediterranean Studies (Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, 1969 and 1971).

He is author of major commentaries on Genesis and Exodus; also authoring the respected Handbook on the Historical Books.


  • Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy (Baker Academic, 1982) ISBN 978-0801027161
  • The Book of Genesis: Chapters 1-17 NICOT (Eerdmans, 1990) ISBN 978-0802825216
  • The Book of Genesis: Chapters 18-50 NICOT (Eerdmans, 1990) ISBN 978-0802823090
  • Handbook on the Historical Books: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Esther (Baker Academic, 2001) ISBN 978-0801036149
  • Exodus: An Exegetical Commentary (Baker Academic, 2011) ISBN 978-0801031830


  1. ^ "Victor P. Hamilton - profile". Baker Academic. Retrieved 10 August 2015.

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