Devlin R. McGuire, left, with wife Courtney McGuire [ Patrick McGuire | Contributed ]

McGuire receives doctorate from Princeton

Devlin R. McGuire, son of Colonel Patrick McGuire of Port St. Joe, FL, and Rebecca Mitchell of St. Simon’s Island, GA, received his doctorate during the annual commence held in the chapel of the University of Princeton in Princeton, NJ.  McGuire obtained his bachelor’s degree at Wheaton College in Illinois and his master’s degree in biblical studies also at the Princeton Theological Seminary. 

His doctoral dissertation was entitled “Elements of Apocalyptic Eschatology in Jewish and Christian Literature of the Late Second Temple Period.” 

McGuire will assume duties as a professor of the New Testament in the fall at Fundación Universitaria Seminario Bíblico de Columbia in Columbia. He will be accompanied by his wife, Dr. Courtney McGuire, who will assume duties as a physical therapist at a local hospital.

Meet the Editor

Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

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