Justus Ghormley

Justus Ghormley


B.A., Biblical Studies, magna cum laude, Azusa Pacific University, 2004 with Semester at Oxford University, Michaelmas (Fall) 2002
M.Div., concentration in Old Testament and Biblical Languages, magna cum laude, Yale Divinity School, 2009
Ph.D., Theology, University of Notre Dame, 2016

Area of Study

Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity



Formation of the Book of Jeremiah

Fields of Interest:

Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
Textual Criticism
History of Biblical Interpretation/Reception

Teaching competencies:

Literature and Theology of the Bible
History of Biblical Interpretation/Reception
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
New Testament
Biblical Hebrew and Greek
Historical and Global Christian Theology
Academic Writing
African American History

Teaching Experience:

University of Notre Dame (2013-14, 2015-2016): Foundations of Theology

Bethel College (Mishawaka, IN) (2016): Old Testament III: The Prophets

  Valparaiso University (2016-18):

The Gospels
Understanding the New Testament
The Christian Tradition
Core: The Human Experience (writing intensive) 


“Inspired Scribes: The Formation of the Book of Jeremiah and the Vocation of Ancient Jewish Scribal Scholars”
Directors: Eugene Ulrich and James VanderKam

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