Gaye Strathearn is a professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture and in the Ancient Near East Studies program at BYU. She has taught at BYU since 1995, including a year at BYU’s Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Strathearn received her bachelor of physiotherapy from the University of Queensland (Australia, 1982), a BA and MA in Near Eastern studies from BYU (1990 and 1992), and a PhD in religion (New Testament) from the Claremont Graduate University (2004). Her research centers primarily on New Testament topics, especially those of interest to Latter-day Saints.
Courses Taught: New Testament, Book of Mormon
Areas of Expertise: New Testament and Christian Origins
Areas of Research: The bridal chamber ritual in Gnosticism; the life and teachings of Paul; the Gospel of Matthew
Languages: Greek (reading), Biblical Hebrew (reading), Coptic (reading)
- BPHTY , Physical Therapy , University of Queensland (1983)
- Society of Biblical Literature (1993 - Present)
- American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) (2018 - 2019)