Jon L. Berquist

Professor of Hebrew Bible

Disciples Seminary Foundation
(909) 624-0712

The Rev. Dr. Jon L. Berquist is President of the Disciples Seminary Foundation. He is a native Californian from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Ventura, and is an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has taught at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as New Brunswick Theological Seminary and several other seminaries.


B.A. - Northwest Christian University
Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University

Recent Publications / Achievements

Judaism in Persia's Shadow: A Social and Historical Approach (Wipf & Stock, 2003)

Controlling Corporeality: The Body and Household in Ancient Israel (Rutgers, 2002)

Approaching Yehud: New Approaches to the Study of the Persian Period, editor (SBL, 2007)