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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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November 13, 2014

Harvest Gratitude Labyrinth Walk

You are invited to participate in our Harvest Gratitude Labyrinth Walk. In the peaceful surroundings of Flavia Salon, walk Marylhurst's indoor canv...

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December 12, 2014

Labyrinth Group at Marylhurst - Monthly Meeting

You are invited to join members of Labyrinth Group at Marylhurst. The group is currently discussing plans for the placement of a permanent labyri...

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January 24, 2015

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. MA - Applied Pastoral Theology. MA - Art Therapy Counseling. MA - Interdisciplinary Studies. MA...

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