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Tim Geddert, Ph.D.

Education history

  • Ph.D., Aberdeen University
  • M.Div., Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
  • B.A., University of Saskatchewan


Followers of Jesus who are training to provide leadership for God's people must be life-long learners for whom Scripture is an inexhaustible source of challenge and inspiration. That happens best as we learn methods of biblical interpretation (and the original language of Scripture if possible). It also requires a sense of adventure, openness to new insights, and an eagerness to test ideas within the community of faith. It is my special privilege and calling to help students acquire these abilities and attitudes.

Selected works

  • Our Love for God (Biblical Survey). (Adult Bible Study), Winter, 2018-19, 90 pp. MennoMedia: Norristown, PA, 79 pp.
  • Good News for All People (Studies in the Gospel of Luke): Luminaire Series. Kindred Press, 2016, 301 pp.
  • (With Dr. Ulrich Wendell, et. al.) Orientierungsbibel (Neues Leben Bibel) Brockhaus Verlag, 2012. (1907 pages: My part, ca 70 pages).
  • (With Gertrud Geddert) Das sogenannte Alte Testament: Warum wir nicht darauf verzichten können. Schwarzenfeld: Neufeld-Verlag, 2009. (158 pages)
  • All Right Now: Finding Consensus on Ethical Questions. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2008.
  • Double Take: New Meanings from Old Stories. Hillsboro, KS: Kindred Press, 2007. 192 pages
  • Verantwortlich Leben: Wenn Christen sich entscheiden müssen. Schwarzenfeld: Neufeld Verlag, 2007. 224 pages (3 editions).
  • Mark (Believers Church Bible Commentary Series). Herald Press, 2001. 454 pages.
  • Gott hat ein Zuhause (Agape Verlag, 1994). 220 pages.
  • Watchwords: Mark 13 in Markan Eschatology (Sheffield Academic Press, 1989). Ca. 360 pages. Re-published, 2014 by Bloomsbury.

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