Alger Johns

(1918-1972). Teacher and author. A native of Missouri, he took his secondary education at Maplewood Academy in Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Union College and his master’s degree from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. In 1959 he earned his Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University. He taught in three denominational colleges and served on the staff of the SDA Theological Seminary from 1955 to the time of his death. His published writings include contributions to The SDA Bible Commentary and the SDA Bible Dictionary and A Short Grammar of Biblical Aramaic.

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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