Carmen Imes

Carmen Imes

Dr. Carmen Joy Imes is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Prairie College in Three Hills, Alberta. Carmen’s primary areas of research are Exodus and Psalms, but she also enjoys the Prophets, metaphor theory, and the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament. She is the award-winning author of Bearing YHWH’s Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue (Eisenbrauns, 2018) as well as the upcoming Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters (IVP, December 2019), which makes the results of her doctoral study available accessible to laypeople. Her other books include Illustrated Exodus in Hebrew (GlossaHouse, 2017), Illustrated Psalms in Hebrew (GlossaHouse, forthcoming), and Reading the Psalms with Augustine and Friends (Taylor University Press, forthcoming). Carmen is beginning work on a major commentary on Exodus for Baker Academic. Carmen writes regularly for InterVarsity’s blog for Women in the Academy and Professions, The Well, as well as for her own blog: www.carmenjoyimes.blogspot.com. She is passionate about bridging the gap between the academy and the church and often speaks at churches and retreats. Carmen and her husband Danny have 3 children.