Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies
BA, University of Northern Colorado
MA, Talbot School of Theology
ThD, Duke University
George “Tommy” Givens joined the Fuller faculty in 2010. He holds a ThD in Theological Ethics and New Testament, an MA in New Testament, and a BA in Spanish Language and Literature. Having previously taught theology at Centro Teológico Al-Andalus in Spain, he teaches courses at Fuller in Spanish as well as English.
In addition to New Testament studies and theological ethics, Givens’s research interests include Christian nonviolence, political theory, and Scriptural reasoning for Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Society of Christian Ethics, the American Academy of Religion, and the Society of Scriptural Reasoning.
NS500: Introduction to the Gospels
NS501: Introduction to Acts-Revelation
NE502: Exegetical Method and Practice
NE506: Greek Exegesis of Matthew
NE506: Greek Exegesis of Romans
NT556: Jesus, the Church, and Violence
ET501: Christian Ethics
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
New Testament, theological ethics, Christian nonviolence, political theory, scriptural reasoning for Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations
Tommy Givens's CV