Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California—Los Angeles (2012)
  • M.A., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California—Los Angeles (2009)
  • M.A., Biblical Studies, Trinity Western University (2005)
  • B.S., Biblical Studies, Clarks Summit University (2002)

Campus Involvement

  • International Programs Committee
  • Old Testament Core Course Coordinator
  • Celebration of Student Scholarship Committee
  • Virtue and Vocation NetVUE Faculty Fellow

Ryan Roberts

  • Associate Professor of Old Testament

  • Traditional Undergraduate Bible, Religion & Ministry Division

Education

  • Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California—Los Angeles (2012)
  • M.A., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California—Los Angeles (2009)
  • M.A., Biblical Studies, Trinity Western University (2005)
  • B.S., Biblical Studies, Clarks Summit University (2002)

Campus Involvement

  • International Programs Committee
  • Old Testament Core Course Coordinator
  • Celebration of Student Scholarship Committee
  • Virtue and Vocation NetVUE Faculty Fellow

Hobbies

  • SUPPORTING LOCAL AGRICULTURE
  • PRACTICING TREATMENT FREE BEEKEEPING
  • VISITING SCORES OF NATIONAL PARKS
  • SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS WITH FAMILY

Research Interests

  • THE OLD TESTAMENT IN ITS ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN CONTEXT
  • ARCHAEOSEISMOLOGY
  • DISASTER STUDY IN THE PROPHETIC CORPUS
  • TEXTUAL TRANSMISSION OF THE HEBREW BIBLE/DEAD SEA SCROLLS

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.