Calvin College, A.B. Calvin Theological Seminary, B.D. Free University of Amsterdam, Th.D. Dr. Simon Kistemaker is a distinguished New Testament scholar and Professor of New Testament Emeritus. He continues to teach required and elective courses each semester at RTS Orlando. He holds a doctorate from the Free University of Amsterdam. His major work, the New Testament Commentary, was initiated by Dr. William Hendricksen. Four of the seven volumes, written by Dr. Kistemaker, received the Gold Medallion Evangelical Book of the Year Award. Dr. Kistemaker has written several other books including The Parables of Jesus and The Gospels in Current Study, numerous scholarly articles, and contributions to various reference volumes, including the New Geneva Study Bible. A past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, he also served as its secretary for more than ten years. His international travel is extensive, including speaking and teaching in various countries.