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Perry B. Yoder, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament

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PhD, The University of Pennsylvania, 1970
BA, Bethel College, 1962

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), and was associate secretary for Peace and Social Concerns for the General Conference Mennonite Church (1977–78). He taught at Bluffton (Ohio) College; Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas; and Conrad Grebel College in Waterloo, Ontario; before coming to AMBS in 1985. He retired in 2005.