Recent Dissertations and Appointments

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Selected Recent Appointments of CATS Graduates 

David Lemley (PhD 2013), Assistant Professor of Religion, Pepperdine University.

Joy Mosbarger (PhD, 2013), Adjunct Professor, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.

Eric Mathis (PhD, 2013), Assistant Professor of Church Music and Worship Leadership, Samford University.

Patrick Oden (PhD, 2013), Adjunct Professor at Azusa Pacific University.

Federico Roth (PhD, 2013), Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Azusa Pacific University.

Jeffrey W. Frymire (PhD, 2012), Associate Professor of Homiletics, Asbury Seminary.

Kutter Callaway (PhD, 2011), Director of Church Relations and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture, Fuller Seminary

Reggie Williams (PhD, 2011), Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics, McCormick Theological Seminary.

Stephen E. Young (PhD, 2010), Assistant Professor of New Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary, Texas.

Cheryl Crawford (PhD, 2008), Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry, Department of Practical Theology, Azusa Pacific University.

Quentin Kinnison (PhD, 2008), Degree Completion Christian Ministry and Leadership Program Director, Fresno Pacific University. 

Jaretha J. Jimena-Palmer (PhD, 2007), Professor of Church History and VP for Academic Affairs, International Theological Seminary.

Joanne J. Jung (PhD, 2007), Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies and Spiritual Formation, Biola University.

Parush Parushev (PhD, 2007), Lecturer in Applied Theology and Director of the Institute of Systematic Studies of Contextual Theologies, International Baptist Theological Seminary of the European Baptist Federation.

John C. DelHousaye (PhD, 2006), Assistant Professor of New Testament, Phoenix Seminary.

Athena Evelyn O. Gorospe (PhD, 2006), Asian Theological Seminary, Philippines.

Tammy Williams (PhD, 2006), Assistant Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies, Duke University Divinity School.

Del Gray (PhD, 2005), Assistant Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies, Tabor College.

Helen Rhee (PhD, 2004), Assistant Professor of Church History, Westmont College.

Selected Recent Published Dissertations of CATS Graduates

Steven Mann (PhD, 2011), Run, David, Run! An Investigation of the Theological Speech Acts of David’s Departure and Return (2 Samuel 14–20) (Siphrut 10; Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2013).

Kutter Callaway (PhD, 2012), Scoring Transcendence: Contemporary Film Music as Religious Experience (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2013).

Jim W. Adams (PhD, 2007), The Performative Nature and Function of Isaiah 40–55 (Library of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Studies 448; New York: T. & T. Clark, 2006).

Pavel Hejzlar (PhD, 2009), Two Paradigms for Divine Healing: Fred F.Bosworth, Kenneth E. Hagin, Agnes Sanford, and Francis Macnutt in Dialogue (Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies 4; Leiden: Brill, 2010).

Erik Konsmo (PhD, 2008), The Pauline Metaphors of the Holy Spirit: The Intangible Spirit’s Tangible Presence in the Life of the Christian (Studies in Biblical Literature 130; New York: Peter Lang, 2010).

Darin H. Land (PhD, 2007), The Diffusion of Ecclesiastical Authority: Sociological Dimensions of Leadership in the Book of Acts (Princeton Theological Monograph Series; Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2008).

D. Christopher Spinks (PhD, 2006), The Bible and the Crisis of Meaning: Debates on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture (London: T. & T. Clark, 2007).

Adam Winn (PhD, 2007), The Purpose of Mark’s Gospel: An Early Christian Response to Roman Imperial Propaganda (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 2 Reihe 245; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008).

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