Perry B. Yoder

  • Professor Emeritus of Old Testament


  • B.A., Bethel College, 1962
  • Ph.D., The University of Pennsylvania, 1970


Perry Yoder's key interests were the Old Testament, particularly the Psalms; ecological responsibility; and peace and justice. He worked as People's Teacher of the Word, traveling across North America doing Bible teaching 1975-77; was associate secretary for Peace and Social Concerns for the General Conference Mennonite Church, 1977-78. He taught at Bluffton College, Bethel College and Conrad Grebel College before coming to AMBS in 1985. He retired in 2005, but continues to teach Anabaptist Short Courses online.