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religion educator

James Clair Vanderkam, American religion educator. Fulbright scholar, 1971-1972; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1982-1983; National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1989-1990. Member Society Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, American Schools Oriental Research.

Background

Vanderkam, James Clair was born on February 15, 1946 in Cadillac, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry and Elaine Ruth (Dekker) Vander Kam.

Education

AB, Calvin College, 1968. Bachelor's Degree, Calvin Theological Seminary, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1976.

Career

Professor Old Testament University Notre Dame, Indiana, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, American Schools Oriental Research.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Vander Molen, August 24, 1967. Children: Jeffrey, Laura, Daniel.

father:
Henry Kam

mother:
Elaine Ruth (Dekker) Vander Kam

spouse:
Mary Ann Vander Molen

child:
Jeffrey Vanderkam

child:
Laura Vanderkam

child:
Daniel Vanderkam