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Gaye Strathearn

Associate Professor
Ancient Scripture

Office: 365H JSB

Gaye Strathearn is an associate professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture and in the Ancient Near East Studies program at BYU. She has taught at BYU since 1995, including a year at BYU’s Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Strathearn received her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland (Australia: 1982), a BA and MA in Near Eastern Studies from BYU (1990 and 1992), and a Ph.D. in Religion (New Testament) from the Claremont Graduate University (2004). Her research centers primarily on New Testament topics, especially those of interest to Latter-day Saints.

Courses Taught: New Testament, Book of Mormon

Areas of Expertise: New Testament and Christian Origins

Areas of Research: The bridal chamber ritual in Gnosticism; The life and teachings of Paul; The gospel of Matthew

Languages: Greek (reading); Biblical Hebrew (reading); Coptic (reading)

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