Saturday, December 15, 2012
George Fox University will host its midyear commencement ceremony on the Newberg campus Saturday, Dec. 15, in Miller Gymnasium/Wheeler Sports Center at 2 p.m. No tickets are required; however, graduates are asked to limit guests to no more than 10.
Campus maps and directions are available for your convenience.
Commencement can be viewed live at this link 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. This service is available on your desktop computer or mobile device.
Dr. William M. Schniedewind
William M. Schniedewind is a professor of biblical studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and he holds the Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. He is a graduate of George Fox (BA, 1984), Jerusalem University College (MA, 1987) and Brandeis University (PhD, 1992).
Dr. Schniedewind’s areas of research include ancient biblical interpretation, ancient Israelite history, and the history of Hebrew. Some of his books include The Word of God in Transition (1995), Society and the Promise to David (Oxford University Press, 1999), and How the Bible Became a Book: The Textualization of Ancient Israel (Cambridge University Press, 2004), which has now been translated into French, Italian, Portuguese, Serbian and Korean. He has a forthcoming monograph with Yale University Press, A Social History of Hebrew: Its Origins through the Rabbinic Period. Currently, Dr. Schniedewind is writing a commentary on the Book of Chronicles for Cambridge University Press’ new commentary series. He is married with two daughters.Commencement Information