Professor Amos Yong


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Professor Amos Yong
Honorary Professor

Biography

Amos Yong is Professor of Theology and Mission and director of the Center for Missiological Research at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His graduate education includes degrees in theology, history, and religious studies from Western Evangelical Seminary (now George Fox Seminary) and Portland State University, both in Portland, Oregon, and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and an undergraduate degree from Bethany University of the Assemblies of God. He has authored or edited over forty volumes. He and his wife, Alma, have three children – Annalisa, a senior at Point Loma University (San Diego, California); Alyssa, a graduate of Vanguard University (Costa Mesa, California); and Aizaiah (pronounced like the biblical Isaiah, also married to Neddy), who works in the Center for Student Action at Azusa Pacific University and is a PhD (practical theology) student at Claremont School of Theology (Claremont, California) – and one granddaughter (Serenity Joy, from Aizaiah and Neddy). Amos and Alma reside in Pasadena, California.