Jozua van Otterloo is a geologist (specialised in volcanology and magmatic processes), thinker and author.
He holds B.Sc. (Earth Sciences) and M.Sc. (Geosciences) degrees from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and a Ph.D. degree from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Theology from Harvest Bible College, Melbourne, Australia.
Jozua grew up in the countryside of the Netherlands, hence his great love for nature. He now lives with his wife in Melbourne, Australia. As part of his academic career he has been a research fellow and lecturer at Monash University and Federation University, both in Australia. His ministry experience includes pastoring and overseeing (parts of) children’s, youth and young adults ministries at various large churches in the Netherlands and Australia. Currently, he works in publishing, research and writing.