R. Gerald Hobbs
HOBBS, R. Gerald. b. Dundalk, Ontario, 16 July 1941. Professor of church history, biblical studies, and church music, Gerald Hobbs was educated at the University Toronto (BA, Victoria College, 1963; MA in Near Eastern Studies, 1965; and BD, Emmanuel College), followed by ordination to the United Church of Canada, (1966). He earned a doctorate in Reformation history from the Faculté de Théologie Protestante at the Université de Strasbourg in 1971, writing his dissertation on ‘An introduction to the Psalms Commentary of Martin Bucer’. He lectured at Huntingdon College (UCC), federated with Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, and at the Université de Genève, prior to his appointment to...
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