Randall Gauthier


Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages

Ph.D. from the University of Stellenbosch, 2010
M.A. from Wheaton College, 2004

About Dr. Gauthier


Dr. Gauthier completed a B.A. in theology/biblical languages from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. From there he moved to Wheaton, IL where he completed a dual testament/language M.A. in biblical exegesis. He completed a Ph.D in biblical languages from the University of Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch, South Africa) under the direction of Johann Cook. His doctoral dissertation focused on select Psalms of the Septuagint Version. Research interests include biblical theology, textual criticism, linguistics, translation theory, Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, and the New Testament. He, his wife, and two boys currently live in San Antonio, TX.

Courses Taught


GR 551: Elementary New Testament Greek
BH 551: Elementary Biblical Hebrew

Publications & Presentations


“Examining the ‘Pluses’ in the Greek Psalter: A Study of the Septuagint Translation Qua Communication.” Paper presented at the first congress of the Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa, 2008 (Stellenbosch, South Africa).

“The Septuagint as Higher Order Act of Communication: Toward a Cognitive Framework for LXX Hermeneutics.” Paper presented at the Southern African Society for Near Eastern Studies (SASNES) conference, 2008 (Windhoek, Namibia).

“Examining the ‘Pluses’ in the Greek Psalter: A Study of the Septuagint Translation Qua Communication,” in: Johann Cook (ed.), Septuagint and Reception (Vetus Testamentum, Supplements 127). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2009, 45-76

“Toward an LXX Hermeneutic.” Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 31/5 (2009):45-74

“The Identity of “Horn” in Psalm 148:14a: An Exegetical Investigation in the MT and LXX Versions.” Bulletin of Biblical Research 19/2, (2009):161–183. (co-authored with Andrew J. Schmutzer)

“From Formula to Quotation: A Study of Intratextuality in the Hebrew Text of the Psalms with Comparisons from the LXX and Targum.” Old Testament Essays 21/3, (2008):635-652

“‘Aramaizing’ in the LXX: Bilingual Interference and Trilingual Lexical Identity.” Journal for Semitics 17/2, (2008):465-483

Contact Information


Email: rxgauthier@gmail.com
Website: rxg.me