CATS Faculty

*Asterisk denotes the professor is not accepting new PhD students at this time

James Bradley*

Geoffrey W. Bromiley Professor of Church History
Church and state in the modern era, the English enlightenment, American evangelicals, and spirituality in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

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Mark Lau Branson

Homer L. Goddard Professor of Ministry of the Laity
Intercultural life and congregations, urban church redevelopment, practical theology

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Grayson Carter

Associate Professor of Church History
Modern European church history, modern English history, history of evangelicalism, C.S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and history of Christian spirituality

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Chapman R Clark

Professor of Youth, Family, and Culture
Youth culture, youth and family ministry, parenting, leadership and teamwork, spiritual formation

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Scott Cormode*

Academic Dean and Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development
Leadership and leadership development, organizational administration, the use of technology

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Oliver Crisp

Professor of Systematic Theology
Systematic theology, analytic theology, philosophical theology, historical theology, hamartiology, Christology, soteriology, the theology of Jonathan Edwards, the theology of William Shedd, Reformed theology.

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John Andrew Dearman

Associate Dean for Fuller Texas and Professor of Old Testament
Old Testament, biblical studies, history and archaeology of the Ancient Near East

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David J Downs

Associate Professor of New Testament Studies
Pauline epistles, Gospels, Biblical theology, New Testament Greek exegesis, Greek epigraphy, voluntary associations, wealth and benefaction in the Greco-Roman world

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William Dyrness

Professor of Theology and Culture
Cross-cultural theology, theology of culture and the visual arts

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Tommy Givens

Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies
New Testament, theological ethics, Christian nonviolence, political theory, scriptural reasoning for Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations

John Goldingay

David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament
Old Testament theology and ethics, Old Testament hermeneutics, Pentateuch, Isaiah

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Joel B Green

Dean of the School of Theology, Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament Interpretation
Biblical hermeneutics, theological interpretation, Luke-Acts, 1 Peter, James, the significance of Jesus' death, the interface of science and theology

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Christopher B Hays

D. Wilson Moore Associate Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies
The Old Testament in its ancient Near Eastern context; ancient Near Eastern languages and history; new critical perspectives such as literary theory and postcolonialism; ways in which comparative and theological approaches to Scripture are compatible

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Mignon R Jacobs

Associate Provost for Accreditation and Educational Effectiveness and Accreditation Liaison Officer and Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Old Testament theology of hope, Old Testament ethics, minor prophets, Pentateuch

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Todd E. Johnson

Academic Director of the Brehm Center and William K. and Dolores S. Brehm Associate Professor of Worship, Theology, and the Arts
Liturgical and sacramental theology, liturgical history, ritual studies, and spirituality

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Robert K Johnston

Professor of Theology and Culture
Theology and film/literature, contemporary evangelicalism

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Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen

Professor of Systematic Theology
Pneumatology, ecclesiology, ecumenical theology, W. Pannenberg's Theology, theology of mission

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Seyoon Kim*

Professor of New Testament
Paul, Synoptic Gospels, Jesus, New Testament Christology

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JR Daniel Kirk*

Associate Professor of New Testament
Paul, Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels, New Testament's use of the Old Testament, Mark, New Testament ethics, narrative theology, intertestamental history and literature

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Mark Labberton

President of Fuller Theological Seminary and Lloyd John Ogilvie Professor of Preaching
Preaching, hermeneutics, leadership, worship, social justice

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Hak Joon Lee

Professor of Theology and Ethics
Christian ethics, Martin Luther King Jr., public theology, Reformed theological ethics, globalization, Asian American theology and ethics

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Kyong-Jin Lee

Assistant Professor of Old Testament Studies
Ancient historiography, inner-biblical exegesis, Biblical theology, Biblical literature in the Persian and Hellenistic Period, history of interpretation of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in early Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism, Asian and African hermeneutics, women in ministry

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Juan F Martinez

Vice Provost and Professor of Hispanic Studies and Pastoral Leadership
Latino Protestantism, Anabaptism in Latin America, pastoral ministry in multicultural settings, and leadership development

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Richard J Mouw

Professor of Faith and Public Life
Social ethics, the philosophy of culture, and theological higher education

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Richard V Peace*

Robert Boyd Munger Professor of Evangelism and Spiritual Formation
Evangelism, spiritual formation

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Cecil M Robeck, Jr.

Professor of Church History
Ecumenics, origins and development of global Pentecostalism

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Charles J Scalise

Professor of Church History
Early church history, theological hermeneutics, history of doctrine, pastoral theology

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Pamela J Scalise

Associate Professor of Old Testament
Prophets, Old Testament theology

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Love L Sechrest

Associate Professor of New Testament

Pauline theology, second temple Judaism, theological ethics, racial and ethnic studies, cultural hermeneutics, Christian and Jewish interfaith dialogue

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John Thompson

Professor of Historical Theology and Gaylen and Susan Byker Professor of Reformed Theology
History of exegesis, Calvin, early modern gender studies

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Marianne Meye Thompson

George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament
Jesus and the Gospels, Johannine literature and theology

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Senior CATS Faculty

Leslie Allen

Senior Professor of Old Testament
Prophets and writings, especially from the perspectives of textual criticism, redaction criticism, and rhetorical criticism

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David Augsburger *

Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Pastoral counseling, cross-cultural counseling, conflict studies, pastoral care, reconciliation, forgiveness, anger, prejudice, and hatred

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Colin Brown*

Senior Professor of Systematic Theology
Christology and the quest of the historical Jesus, theological method

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Donald A Hagner*

George Eldon Ladd Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Senior Professor of New Testament
Matthew, Hebrews, first-century Judaism, Pauline theology, the Apostolic Fathers

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Howard J Loewen*

Dean Emeritus of the School of Theology and Senior Professor of Theology and Ethics
Spiritual and ecumenical formation, Anabaptist-Mennonite theology, Karl Barth Studies

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Nancey Murphy*

Professor of Christian Philosophy
Modern and contemporary philosophy, integration of theology and science, theological methodology, and the philosophy of religion

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