Paul Keim, PhD

Student Services Coordinator; Core Adjunct Faculty

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PhD, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, 1992
MDiv, Old Testament, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 1985
BA, Biblical Studies with a minor in German, Goshen College, 1978

About Paul

Paul has served in AMBS’s Bible Department as a Core Adjunct Faculty member since 2003. In 2022, he also joined the Admissions Team as Student Services Coordinator.

Paul brings many years of academic and intercultural experience to his roles. He has served at Goshen (Indiana) College as Professor of Bible, Religion and Philosophy (2001 to present) and as Academic Dean (1997–2001). During the 2021–22 academic year, he served AMBS as Visiting Professor of Biblical Studies and Chair of the Bible Department. He also has been a visiting professor at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany; the College of Charleston (South Carolina); and Indiana University in Bloomington. He has taught courses in biblical studies, the Hebrew Scriptures, ancient and modern languages, Judaism, Islam, creation and evolution, and religion and sports.

Paul has co-led semester-long Study Service Terms for Goshen College students in Germany (2005) and Morocco (2012); served in Poland as a Country Representative for Mennonite Central Committee (1980–82); and was a Resident Volunteer at the Salam Medical Center and Noor Es-Salaam School in El-Qanatir Elkhaireya, Egypt (2013). He reads and speaks a variety of ancient and modern languages.

He attends Assembly Mennonite Church in Goshen, a congregation of Central District Conference of Mennonite Church USA.