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)