Dr. Samuel Pagan, a leading Evangelical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible, has been appointed Director of Hispanic Travel-Studies in the Holy Land fpr the Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies. A Puerto Rican born Bible translator and theologian, Samuel Pagan is an ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), commissioned by the General Board of Common Ministries in the USA, to serve in Israel and Palestine. A prolific writer, he has published over 35 books on theological, biblical and pastoral themes, and has edited five study editions of the Bible, two Bible encyclopedias and a Bible dictionary. He has been academic dean and president of graduate theological institutions in Puerto Rico, Palestine and the USA, and has been the director of the Bible translation department of the United Bible Societies in the Americas.
Dr. Samuel Pagan has lectured and taught in universities, seminaries and academic centers in Latin America, Europe, the Far East, and the Middle East. Dr. Pagan has the following academic degrees: Bachelor in Science in Chemical Engineering, Master in Divinity, Master in Theology, Doctorate in Hebrew Literature and Doctorate in Sacred Theology. Dr. Pagan and his wife, Dr. Nohemi Pagan, live in Florida.