Faculty News Updates

  • Anthony Reddie becomes Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture

    September 10, 2019 From Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford: We are delighted to announce that the new Director of the College’s ‘Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture’ will be Professor Anthony Reddie, currently Extraordinary Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of South Africa. Professor Reddie is a leading scholar in the field of Black Theology; editor of Black Theology journal, ...
  • David S. Dockery to join Southwestern Seminary faculty

    August 27, 2019 Renowned theologian and Christian higher education leader David S. Dockery has been appointed to the faculty of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as professor of theology, President Adam W. Greenway announced Aug. 27 during the seminary’s fall convocation. Dockery, who most recently served as president and chancellor of Trinity International University/Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, will ...
  • Dwight Radcliff Named Assistant Professor of Mission, Theology, and Culture and Director of the William Pannell Center for African American Church Studies

    August 22, 2019 Fuller Theological Seminary is excited to announce the appointment of Dwight Radcliff Jr. as director of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies and assistant professor of mission, theology, and culture, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Radcliff will work alongside Assistant Provost Clifton Clarke in Southern California and in collaboration with Vince ...
  • ETS Selects Ken Magnuson as New Executive Director.

    May 9, 2020 On May 4, 2020, the Executive Committee of the Evangelical Theological Society accepted the recommendation of the Executive Director Search Committee and unanimously selected Ken Magnuson as the Society’s second Executive Director.  David S. Dockery, chair of the search committee remarked that the committee reviewed applications and nominations from a large group of qualified individuals. “It ...
  • In Memoriam: Geoffrey Wainwright

    March 19, 2020 Born in Yorkshire, England, and a cricket player in his youth, Geoffrey Wainwright studied in Cambridge, Geneva, and Rome. He is an ordained minister of the British Methodist Church, and after serving a circuit ministry in Liverpool during the heyday of the Beatles, he went for six years as a missionary pastor and teacher to ...
  • In Memoriam: James Leo Garrett Jr.

    February 9, 2020 From Christianity Today (Wyman Richardson): James Leo Garrett Jr. was Distinguished Professor of Theology, Emeritus, at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, until his death several days ago. He was a graduate of Baylor University (BA in English, 1945), Southwestern Seminary (BD, 1948, and ThD, 1954), Princeton Theological Seminary (ThM, 1949), and Harvard University (PhD, 1966). ...
  • In Memoriam: Keith Yandell

    May 5, 2020 From the Henry Center for Theological Understanding, Keith Yandell is gone. After a long battle with multiple health problems, on the morning of April 28, 2020 he drew his last breath. He is now “absent from the body and at home with the Lord” (2 Cor 5:8). Keith was the Julius R. Weinberg Professor of Philosophy at ...
  • In Memoriam: Larry Hurtado and Jaegwon Kim

    November 30, 2019 Larry Hurtado (Emeritus Professor in New Testament Language, Literature & Theology, Edinburgh) and Jaegwon Kim (Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Brown) have passed away this week. Although Hurtado’s work was mainly in the field of early Christianity and Kim’s work was mainly in the field of philosophy of mind and metaphysics, and not in systematic theology, ...
  • Johann Baptist Metz, Theologian of Compassion, Dies at 91

    December 12, 2019 Johann Baptist Metz, one of the most influential Roman Catholic theologians of the 20th century and a pioneer of Jewish-Christian dialogue in the aftermath of the Holocaust, died on Dec. 2 in Münster, Germany. He was 91. His death was confirmed by the University of Münster, where he taught for many years. Professor Metz, an ordained priest, ...
  • John Behr appointed as a Professor in Divinity, Eric Saak takes up a Chair in Ecclesiastical History at University of Aberdeen

    September 19, 2019 The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy has announced the appointment of two world-leading professors. Professor John Behr has been appointed as a Professor in Divinity, and will be offering specialisation in Patristics and Orthodox Theology. Professor Behr is Fr Georges Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics and a former dean of St Vladimir’s Seminary, New York, and ...
  • Nancy Pineda-Madrid to Loyola Marymount’s Chair in Catholic Theology

    September 20, 2019 BCLA Announces the next T. Marie Chilton Chair of Catholic Theology at Loyola Marymount University: Prof. Nancy Pineda-Madrid From the news service at Loyola Marymount Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts: Since its founding in 1999, the T. Marie Chilton Chair was held by Thomas Rausch, S.J., who retired from the full-time Loyola Marymount University faculty in 2017. ...
  • Oliver Crisp Soon to Begin New Position at St. Andrews

    August 16, 2019 Originally posted January 14, 2019 on Fuller Theological Seminary’s website: “Oliver Crisp, professor of systematic theology, has accepted the position of professor of analytic theology as a member of the Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology in the School of Divinity, University of St. Andrews effective September 1, 2019. We ...
  • Regent College Appoints Jens Zimmermann to J.I. Packer Chair

    October 4, 2019 The wait is over for those eagerly anticipating the announcement regarding Regent College’s J.I. Packer Chair of Theology. We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Jens Zimmermann will be taking up this key position in the Fall Term 2020. Born and raised in Germany, Zimmermann joins Regent from Trinity Western University, where he served for twenty years, including ...
  • Renowned Professor, John Mbiti, Dies at 87 Years Old

    October 7, 2019 Kenyan Scholar John Mbiti has passed away. Kenya is mourning the death of celebrated scholar Prof John Mbiti who breathed his last today, Sunday 06 October 2019. The acclaimed scholar is known for his outstanding work and contribution in philosophy and religion. Responding to news about his death, Prof Makau Mutua ...
  • Willard M. Swartley, AMBS Professor Emeritus Remembered for Prolific Scholarship, Faith and Humility, has Passed Away

    November 10, 2019 ELKHART, Indiana (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary) — The Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) community is grieving the sudden loss of a beloved colleague, teacher, mentor and friend. Willard M. Swartley, Ph.D., professor emeritus of New Testament, died of natural causes at age 83 on Nov. 6, 2019, in Goshen, Indiana. He had lived with a heart ...
  • Wycliffe Hall announces the appointment of NT Wright as their Senior Research Fellow

    August 22, 2019 Wycliffe Hall today announces that the Wycliffe Hall Council intends to appoint NT Wright (The Rt Revd Prof Nicholas Thomas Wright) as Senior Research Fellow, as of 1 October 2019. NT Wright is currently Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College, St Andrews in Scotland. Revd Dr Michael Lloyd, Principal of ...