Education

Andrew Mellon Fellowship -- Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University (1985-1986)

Ph.D. -- Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University (1982)

Modern Hebrew Ulpan-- Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Summer 1979)

M.A. M.Phil. -- Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University (1978)

B.Div. -- Calvin Theological Seminary (1975)

B.A. in Philosophy -- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1972)

Teaching

1983-Present Hope College, Department of Religion (Professor)

1985-86 Harvard University, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanities)

1982-1984 Calvin Theological Seminary, Department of Old Testament (Visiting Lecturer in Old Testament)

1978-82 Geneva College, Department of Bible and Philosophy (Assistant Professor)

1977-78 Yale College, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures (Instructor in Hebrew Language)