Multnomah Biblical Seminary announces the appointment of its
newest faculty member, Dr. Rebekah Josberger. Dr. Josberger brings a strong
skill set to her position as assistant professor of Bible and Hebrew, which she
will begin on July 1, 2009.
Starting this Fall semester, Dr. Josberger will teach Hebrew
language, Old Testament exegesis, and some of the Old Testament courses in the
Graduate Certificate program.
Dr. Josberger is a graduate of Taylor University
and holds two Masters degrees from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a
Ph.D. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where she completed a
dissertation on fatherhood in the book of Deuteronomy under the direction of
Dr. Daniel Block.
Dr. Josberger is a native of New
England and is married to James, who was a highly ranked swimmer
in college and is a now a swim coach and certified lifesaving instructor. They
have three daughters and a son.
"I am very excited about being called to serve at
Multnomah," Dr. Josberger said. "The most impressive part of the school is its
people. The administration, faculty, staff and students that I have met just
radiate with excitement and passion for the kingdom and for the part they have
been called to play in it. My husband and I are literally counting the days
until we get there."
"I am excited about Dr. Josberger's appointment," said
Dr. Stephen Kim, chair of the faculty search committee. "She will bring a
scholarly mind and warm heart into the classroom."
"Dr. Rebekah Josberger is an outstanding, young biblical
scholar and linguist who will make a wonderful addition to the faculty of the
Seminary," said Dr. Robert Redman, dean of Multnomah Biblical Seminary. "Her
winsome personality will generate renewed enthusiasm for Old Testament and
Hebrew language studies. She is gracious and affirming, and deeply committed to
the seminary's vision of transformative theological education. Her life as a
wife and a mom will add a dimension of personal experience to her teaching that
will resonate with many students."
For more information about Dr. Rebekah Josberger, contact
Multnomah Biblical Seminary at 503.251.6700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private,
non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon.
Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminary, graduate
programs, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning
program, Multnomah issues bachelor's and master's degrees, and professional
certifications and endorsements.