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Garry Jost, D.Min.

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Department of Religious Studies
gjost@marylhurst.edu

Education

D.Min., Drew University
M.Div., Associated Mennonite Seminary
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison
BA, Wichita State College
BA, Tabor College, Kansas

Classes Taught

Biblical Prophets: Inspirations to Create a Better World
Contemporary & Personal Theology of Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Torah: Pentateuch, First Five Books of the Bible
Writings, Psalms, & Wisdom Literature in the Bible
Biblical Hebrew I, II, III
New Testament Greek I, II, III

About

Garry Jost's special interests are biblical languages, biblical interpretation, Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament), and the history and faith of Judaism.

In recent years he has studied Modern Greek in Athens, Russian in St Petersburg, Italian in Assisi, Yiddish in Portland, and Irish at Marylhurst.

He completed a Doctor of Ministry degree program at Drew University (Madison, New Jersey). The topic of the project and dissertation was the development of the introductory Biblical Hebrew and New Testament Greek courses.

He is an ordained minister, and his background includes working as a high school German and Spanish teacher, and as pastor of a Mennonite congregation.

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Eunice Schroeder Featured in The Columbian

Dr. Eunice Schroeder, religious studies faculty, was featured in The Columbian in January 2014, in a write-up about her annual New Year's Day labyrinth walk.

Garry Jost Presents at International Conference

Dr. Garry Jost presented at the annual meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion in Baltimore in November 2013.

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May 01, 2014

May Day Labyrinth Walk: Walking Mary's Web

You are invited to walk the labyrinth, also known as Mary's Web. In the peaceful ambiance of Hemlock Room in Marylhurst's Villa Maria, walk our ind...

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June 07, 2014

Thesis Presentation Day: Graduate Religious Studies

Join the Graduate Religious Studies community for Thesis Presentation Day, celebrating the achievements of our students. The 2014 candidates for ...

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June 13, 2014

Hooding Ceremonies: Master's Degree Candidates

The Hooding Ceremony provides a special focus on advanced degree candidates and their accomplishments. Each graduate department will organize a h...

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