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Religious studies educator

Gert Jacobus Steyn, religious studies educator. Certified in ordination Dutch Reformed Church, 1989. Recipient Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdient award, 1990-1991, Alexander von Humboldt award, 2002-2003, 2007-2008, since 2010; Research fellow, University Louvain, Belgium, 2004, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 2005.

Background

Steyn, Gert Jacobus was born on March 5, 1962 in Wolmaransstad, South Africa. Son of Gert Jacobus and Gertruida Petronella Steyn.

Education

Bachelor in Divinity, University Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 1986. Bachelor in Greek with honors, University Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 1986. Doctor of Divinity in New Testament, University Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 1994.

Magister Artium in Greek Language, University Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 1988. Doctor of Letters in Bible Languages, University Stellenbosch, since 2006.

Career

Junior lecturer new testament University South Africa, Pretoria, 1987—1990. Lecturer new testament & greek Federal Theological Seminary South Africa, Pietermaritzburg, 1992—1993. Managing director Theological Education Extension College South Africa, Johannesburg, 1993—2000.

Senior lecturer greek University Johannesburg, 1994—2000, associate professor greek, 2001—2003. Associate professor new testament University Pretoria, 2003—2005, professor new testament, 2006—2009. Editorial board member Verbum et Ecclesia Journal, South Africa, 2004, Northwest Territories Studies Journal, since 2009.

Executive & founding member Association Study Septuagint South Africa, since 2007. Chairperson Northwest Territories Society South Africa, since 2009. Book review editor Neotestamentica Journal, South Africa, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Certified in ordination Dutch Reformed Church, 1989.

Membership

With Abraham Kriel Orphanage, Johannesburg, 1991. Prison ministry Church, Pretoria, 1982—1988. Part-time pastor Dutch Reformed Congregation: Napierville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1992—1993, Dutch Reformed Congregation Andrew Murray, Johannesburg, 1997—2004.

Director Requiem for the Living, 2007—2009. Executive member Natal Woman's Christian Society, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1992—1993. Human resources portfolio member Glenview Primary School, Alberton, 1997—1998.

Member of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societies.

Connections

Married Ester Joubert, January 18, 1986. Children: Jean-Mari, Gert Jacobus.

father:
Gert Jacobus

mother:
Gertruida Petronella Steyn

spouse:
Ester Joubert

child:
Jean-Mari Steyn

child:
Gert Jacobus Steyn