Jakob Jocz was born in 1906 in Vilnius Lithuania. He was a third generation Hebrew Christian. He became associated with the Church Mission to Jews. Jocz ministered in Poland after completing his ordination. He received a PhD and DLitt from Edinburgh University. He served several parishes in England. He lost numerous family members in the holocaust. In 1956 Jocz came to Canada, with his wife Joan to be the superintendent of the Nathanael Institute in Toronto. This placement did not last long and in 1960 he became the professor of Systematic Theology at Wycliffe College. He spent 16 years at Wycliffe. While at Wycliffe Jocz wrote numerous books about Israel and the Canadian Church. He was also a columnist for the Canadian Churchman. Jocz died in 1983.
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