G. “Tommy” Givens

Assistant Professor of New Testament StudiesSchool of Theology

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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-Ándalus 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.

Courses Taught

  • 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

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