Big Camp 2017
Kendra Haloviak Valentine, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Biblical Studies in the H. M. S. Richards Divinity School at La Sierra University in Riverside, California. She has served as a pastor in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland, and taught at Adventist colleges and universities in the United States and Australia. She completed her doctoral studies at the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley with a dissertation on the hymns of the book of Revelation. She has authored numerous articles in her field including “The Book of Revelation” in The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Baker Academic, 2011). Recent publications include Signs to Life: Reading and Responding to John’s Gospel (Signs Publishing, 2013), and Worlds at War, Nations in Song: Dialogic Imagination and Moral Vision in the Hymns of the book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2015).
Kendra has been teaching at La Sierra University since 2002. In 2009 she met Gil Valentine while guest lecturing at Avondale College, near Sydney, Australia, and they were married in 2010. During the past four years, Gil and Kendra have enjoyed becoming grandparents to Bronte and Hayden Valentine, whose parents, Lincoln and Janine, live in New York. They are also proud of Andrew, the oldest son in the family, who is working on a Ph.D. in economics at the University of New South Wales.