Hebrew, Old Testament, Biblical Leadership

Dr. Joseph Shao is the son of the late Rev. Wesley Shao, married to alumna Dr. Rosa Ching Shao. He has written commentaries, books, and articles. He serves as Board Chairman of SIM Philippines; Board Chair of Asia Graduate School of Theology; Board of CCOWE Center in Hong Kong; and Editorial Advisory Board of Jian Dao: A Journal of Bible and Theology.


Master of Divinity – Asia Theological Seminary, Quezon City, Philippines
Master of Theology in Old Testament – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Illinois, USA
Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Hebraic and Cognate Studies – Hebrew Union College, Ohio, USA


Rose Skillman Interfaith Fellowship 1984-88, Rabbi Kahn-Schachtel Fellowship 1985-86, and Clarence and Corale Workum Fellowship 1983-84 (Hebrew Union College)
Senior Scholar [QianBei], International Congress of Ethnic Chinese Biblical Scholars, Hong Kong, 2014.


“Messianic Hope in the Old Testament for the 21st Century” in Jesus Among the Nations: Christology in Asian Perspective (ATA Publication, 2017).
Joel, Nahum, Malachi (Asia Bible Commentary; OMF, 2013).

Joseph Shao, PhD