“My work serves the church by helping students develop a historical understanding that I hope will prepare them for the complexity of real life that they are going to encounter.”
If the apostle Paul was walking the earth right now, he would probably be in prison, says Douglas Campbell, professor of New Testament.
Jerusha Neal, assistant professor of homiletics, talks about how her experiences as a missionary in Fiji have shaped her views on preaching.
For Brittany Wilson, the importance of context in understanding a biblical text dictates that students wrestle with their own particular context in time and place.
“When I read Scripture, I see it not as a manual to prepare people to leave Earth, but instead to live more responsibly within it,” says Norman Wirzba.
“As an ecumenical theologian, I believe that Christian unity is not based on a common ethnicity or common language,” says Edgardo Colón-Emeric.