Bogdan Scur, a Ph. D. student at Vanderbilt University, brings to the Department of Religion expertise in biblical studies, enthusiasm for biblical languages, both Greek and Hebrew, and passion to connect with students. His pastoral experience enhances his scholarship enthusiasm and appropriates it not to the isolation of the academia but inclusion into the real world and real life situations. As the Department’s expert in the Old Testament studies, Prof. Scur teaches Hebrew Prophets and other introductory and advanced Old Testament courses. With his passion for spiritual disciplines Prof. Scur has developed a new course on Christian Spiritual Formation which he teaches on undergraduate and graduate levels. Prof. Scur is an ordained minister; involved in church leadership activities at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church (Sabbath School Teacher and Deacon); preaches locally, nationally, and internationally; provides curricular leadership in biblical spirituality courses offered in the department; provides spiritual nurture and counseling for students and church members; etc.
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