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Dr Pfann Teaching Table Qumran

Contact: stephen.pfann@uhl.ac

President

Expertise: Qumran Studies; Ancient Languages; Cultural Geography

Education: M.A., Graduate Theological Union; Ph.D., Department of Ancient Semitic Languages, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Select Publications:

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls on Microfiche: A Comprehensive Facsimile Edition;
  • “The Essene Yearly Renewal Ceremony and the Baptism of .Repentance,” Proceedings of the Provo Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls;
  • “Khirbet Kerak Ware,” Anchor Bible Dictionary;
  • “Qumran” in Encyclopedia Judaica rev. ed.;
  • “Surveys and Excavations at the Nazareth Village Farm (1997-2002): Final Report,” Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 25 (1979)
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Contact: claire.pfann@uhl.ac

Academic Dean

Expertise: New Testament

Education: M.A., Graduate Theological Union; Ph. D. cand., Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Select Publications:

  • Production Editor, Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek Documentary Texts from Nahal Hever and Other Sites (DJD XXVII)
  • “Popes,” “Protestants” in Encyclopedia Judaica rev. ed.
  • “A Note on 1Q19” in The Book of Noah (SBL, 2011)
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Contact: shimgib@uhl.ac

Department Head of Archaeology

Expertise: Archaeology, Second Temple Period Jerusalem

Education: Ph.D., London University

Select Publications:

  • The Cave of John the Baptist
  • Below the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
  • The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence.
  • Editor, The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Dr. Youn-Ho Chung
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Contact: yedang7@gmail.com

Academic Dean of Asian Students

Expertise: Old Testament

Education: Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary (M.Div and Th.M); Ph.D., Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Dr. Ginger Barth Caessens
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Contact: caessens@aol.com

Director of Short Term Programs

Expertise: Historical Geography

Education:

  • Ph.D., Cambridge University
  • M.A., American Institute of Holy Land Studies 
  • B.A., Wheaton Caollege, Major: History
Willie Ondricek
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Contact: wondricek@uhl.ac

Lecturer

Expertise: Archaeology; Biblical Geography; Geology of Israel; Biblical Society & Cultures

Education: M.A., University of the Holy Land; M.A.; Tel Aviv University

Guest Professor

Expertise: Archaeology

Education: Ph.D.

Malcom Lowe
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Lecturer

Expertise: Philosophy, New Testament Backgrounds

Education: M.A., Physics, Oxford University; B.Phil., Oxford University

Select Publications:

  • Editor, Immanuel (periodic publication of the Ecumenical Theological Research Fraternity in Israel)
  • “A Hebraic Approach to the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard,” Immanuel 24/25 (1990)
  • “The Critical and Skeptical Methods in New Testament Research,”Gregorianum 81 (2000)
  • “Aristotle on Being and the One,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 59 (1977)
Dr. Petra Heldt
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Lecturer

Expertise: Early Christianity; Eastern Christianity; Patristic Studies

Education: Ph.D., Department of Comparative Religions, Hebrew University Jerusalem

Dr. Vered Hillel

Lecturer

Expertise: Second Temple Period Literature

Education: M.A., University of the Holy Land; M.A. and Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Sam Minskoff
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Contact: sminskoff@uhl.ac

Lecturer 

Expertise: Psychology, Biblical Counseling

Education: Ph.D. International College, Los Angeles

Select Publications:

  • “Comparison of Defense Mechanisms Utilized in Perception by Congenitally Blind and Sighted Respondents,” Psychological Reports 55 (1984)
Dr. Chun-Hoi Heo
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Lecturer 

Expertise: Systematic Theology

Education: Th.D., Knox College, University of Toronto

 

David Lasoff
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Contact: sminskoff@uhl.ac

Director of English as a Second Language Program

Expertise: ESL, Linguistics

Education: TESL cert.

Dr. Sam Seong Kim
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Lecturer

Expertise: Church Management and Christian Education 

Education: D. Min.

Dr. David Schmidt
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Lecturer

Expertise: History of the Middle East, History

Education: 

  • Ph.D.; University of the Holy Land
  • Post Graduate Research Studies, Middle East Political History, Keele University, England
  • M.A., Middle East Studies, Jerusalem University College, Jerusalem, Israel
  • B.Th., London Baptist Bible College, Ontario, Canada
  •  Dip. Agriculture, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Select Publications:

  • Partners Together in this Great Enterprise; the Role of Christian Zionism in the Foreign Policies of Britain and America in the 20th Century, Xulon Press, 2011
Sharon Alley
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Lecturer

Expertise: Greek

Education: M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Timothy King

Vice President of Administration

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Contact: tim.king@uhl.ac

Patricia Hudgins

Registrar

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Contact: registrar@uhl.ac

Cynthia Lawson

Visa Administrator

Cindy

Contact: visa.admin@uhl.ac

Michael R. Moore

University Relations Coordinator

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Contact: connect@uhl.ac