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Andrea Saner


POSITION: Assistant Professor of OT

DEPARTMENT: Bible & Religion Dept

POSITION: Assistant Professor

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | SB 224

PHONE: (540) 432-4199

EMAIL: andrea.saner@emu.edu

Andrea’s research stands within and contributes to the broadly ecumenical movement, theological interpretation of scripture. Her work particularly focuses on testing and demonstrating the continuing significance of early Christian interpretation for modern reading. Andrea is currently writing the Exodus volume for the T&T Clark International Theological Commentary.


BA, Messiah College
MA, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary
PHD, Durham University



“Too Much to Grasp”: Exodus 3:13–15 and the Reality of God. JTISup 11. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015.


“Of Bottles and Wells: Hagar’s Christian Legacy.” Journal of Theological Interpretation 11.2 (Fall): 199–215.

“‘YHWH is a Warrior’ Reevaluated (Exodus 15:3).” Pages 36–46 in Struggles for Shalom: Peace and Violence Across the Testaments. Edited by Laura L. Brenneman and Brad D. Schantz. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2014.

“A Sacramental Believers Church: Pilgram Marpeck and the (Un)mediated Presence of God.” Pages 223–36 in New Perspectives on Believers Church Ecclesiology. Winnipeg: Canadian Mennonite University Press, 2010.

“Two Witnesses, Providentially Ordered: Hermeneutics and Canon in the Writings of Pilgram Marpeck.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 83 (Oct 2009): 603–17.

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

“Interpreting Hagar with Grace.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. November 19–22, 2016.

“Trinitarian Judgments in/and the Book of Exodus.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. November 21–24, 2015.