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Joshua J. Van Ee

Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament

Dr. Van Ee has taught various language and biblical studies classes at Westminster Seminary California since 2002. He is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America and has enjoyed various opportunities to preach and teach. He is the son of a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church. 

His graduate work has included studies comparing Old Testament covenants with ancient treaties and legal texts. In his dissertation, he is analyzed various images of future blessing in the prophets. He has studied in Israel and done archaeological work in Jordan. He enjoys training students in the biblical languages and literatures so that they can rightly understand and expound the Scriptures. He is the co-author of an essay in Birkat Shalom: Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday

What I Want to Instill in My Students
“To understand the Bible correctly, we need to see how all the parts and pieces fit together into a unified history of redemption which culminates in Jesus Christ. This understanding was what I was taught at Westminster Seminary California and what I seek to teach.”

An interview with Joshua J. Van Ee