Marina Hofman

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School of Ministry, Palm Beach Atlantic University


Department of Biblical and Theological Studies(UG)


Marina Hofman teaches in the School of Ministry and is passionate about helping her students reach their full potential in Christ. In her latest book, “Women in the Bible Small Group Bible study,” Marina illuminates the leadership, strength, and character of women in the Bible to bring an inspirational message of hope and encouragement to people of faith today.

Marina has spoken at women’s conferences in South America, Africa, and Canada. She completed a Teaching Higher Education certificate (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) and taught in biblical and theological courses in Canada, U.S.A., Colombia (South America), and The Gambia (West Africa). She has published academic, peer-reviewed articles in the fields of biblical studies, theology, psychology, trauma, education, ministry, and bioethics. Her work has received national recognition, include Emerging Old Testament Scholar award by the Institute of Biblical Research at the Society of Biblical Literature, and Best Paper by the Canadian-American Evangelical Theological Association.

Before moving to Florida, Marina represented evangelicals on the national Roman Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue in Canada. She also works a chief editor for Castle Quay Books, one of Canada’s largest Christian publishers. Marina and her husband, Larry Willard, have a daughter, Willow, and reside in Jupiter, FL. Learn more about Marina and her testimony at and follow Marina on Instagram @MarinaHofman.


B.A., Tyndale University College and Seminary; M.A., McMaster Divinity College; Ph.D., St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto.