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Ira J. Jolivet Jr.
Associate Professor of Religion

Division: Religion Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 256
Phone: (310) 506-4736
Fax: (310) 506-6907
E-mail: ira.jolivet@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Religion, Baylor University, Waco TX, 1994
  • M.A., Classical Greek, University of Texas at Austin, 1987
  • B.A., Classical Civilization, University of Texas at Austin, 1986
  • B.B.S., Biblical Studies, Institute of Christian Studies, Austin, TX, 1983
Courses:
  • The History and Religion of Early Christianity
  • Johannine Writings
  • Christianity and Culture: Religion and Medical Ethics
  • Christianity and Culture: African American Religion
  • Christianity and Culture (Biblical Sites): Religion and Culture of the Byzantine Empire
  • Christianity and Culture (Biblical Sites): Religion and Culture of the Italian Renaissance
  • Christianity and Culture: Religion and Contemporary Social Issues
  • Greek
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • 1998 - Nominated to Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998
  • 1992-93 - Renewal Black Doctoral Scholar of the Fund for Theological Education (Sponsored by the Lily foundation), 1993
  • 1993 - Keynote speaker for graduation exercises of the Institute for Christian Studies in Austin, Texas, 1993
  • 1992-91 - Black Doctoral Shcolar of the fund for Theological Education, 1992
  • Nominated to Who's Who Among America's Teachers 1998
  • Nominated to Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2001
  • Nominated to Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2002
Academic Interests:
  • Christian education
  • Rhetorical analysis of Romans