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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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STEVEN C. ARGUE

Assistant Professor of Youth, Family, and Culture
Emerging adult formation and advocacy, youth ministry, young adult ministry, adolescents, teaching and learning, leadership development, adolescent culture, family ministry, faith formation, spiritual development, spiritual struggle, parenting, qualitative research, Sticky Faith, undergraduates

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MARK LAU BRANSON

Homer L. Goddard Professor of the Ministry of the Laity
Congregational life and community engagement: congregational revisioning and transformation, leadership development, intercultural studies, urban churches, missional ecclesiology, practical theology

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KUTTER D CALLAWAY

Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture
Theology and culture, theological aesthetics, public theology, media and technology, film, music, television and audiovisual culture, the church in contemporary culture

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GRAYSON CARTER

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

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CLIFTON R. CLARKE

Associate Dean for the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies and Associate Professor of Black Church Studies and World Christianity
African Christianity, religion and race in America, world Christianity, Islamic theology and history, contemporary Black church studies, African Pentecostalism, African diaspora Christian movements, North African Christianity, missiology, intercultural theology

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SCOTT CORMODE

Director of Innovation 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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J ANDREW (ANDY) DEARMAN

Associate Dean for Fuller Seminary 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 Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies and Associate Professor of New Testament Studies
Pauline epistles, Gospels, New Testament Greek exegesis, economic issues in early Christianity, Greek epigraphy, Greco-Roman voluntary associations, Christianity in the second century, cultural hermeneutics, biblical interpretation and public health

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OSCAR A GARCIA-JOHNSON

Associate Dean for the Center for the Study of Hispanic Church and Community, Associate Professor of Theology and Latino/a Studies
US Latino/a theology, US Latino(a)/Latin American studies, de-/post-colonial studies, church leadership and ministry, Latin American spiritualities, systematic theologies

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G "TOMMY" GIVENS

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

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JOHN GOLDINGAY

David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament
Isaiah, Psalms, Old Testament theology

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JOEL B GREEN

Provost, Dean of the School of Theology, and Professor of New Testament Interpretation
Luke-Acts, theological interpretation of Scripture, James and 1 Peter, 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, history, and religion; new critical perspectives such as literary theory and postcolonialism; ways in which comparative and theological approaches to Scripture are compatible and mutually informing.

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TODD E JOHNSON

William K. and Dolores S. Brehm Associate Professor of Worship, Theology, and the Arts
Liturgical and sacramental theology, liturgical history, patristics, homiletics, theology and art, ritual studies, spirituality and mysticism

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ROBERT K JOHNSTON

Professor of Theology and Culture
Theology/religion and the arts, theology and film, the church and the entertainment industry, theology and the contemporary novel, general revelation, theological hermeneutics, a theology of beauty, the nature of the human, evangelicalism, Old Testament wisdom literature, play

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VELI-MATTI KÄRKKÄINEN

Professor of Systematic Theology
Pneumatology, ecclesiology, ecumenics, Pannenberg’s theology, Luther studies, Pentecostal-Charismatic theologies, theology of religions and missions, intercultural theologies, comparative theology

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SEBASTIAN CHANG HWAN KIM

Executive Director of the Korean Studies Centerand Professor of Theology and Public life
Public theology, Korean Christianity,world Christianity, Asian theologies, theology and peacebuilding, theologyand society

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MARK LABBERTON

President
Preaching, hermeneutics, leadership, worship, social justice

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HAK JOON LEE

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

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KYONG-JIN LEE

Associate 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

Special Assistant to the Provost and Professor of Hispanic Studies and Pastoral Leadership
Latino Protestantism in the United States and Latin America, transnationalism and mission, intercultural church relations, theological education in Latin America and among Latinos in the United States, alternative models of theological education, Anabaptism in Latin America

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RICHARD J MOUW

Professor of Faith and Public Life
Social ethics, the philosophy of culture, and interfaith dialogue

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MICHAEL PASQUARELLO III

Lloyd John Ogilvie Professor of Preaching
The theology and practice of preaching, homiletics, liturgy, worship, and sacramental theology, the theology of St. Augustine, the history of preaching and of biblical interpretation, Anglican history, ecclesiology, practical theology, spiritual formation, pastoral ministry, Bonhoeffer as a homiletic theologian

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KARA E. POWELL

Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute and Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
Practical theology, youth ministry, family ministry, junior high ministry, leadership development, youth ministry communication

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CHARLES J SCALISE

Professor of Church History
History of Christian thought, theological hermeneutics, history of biblical interpretation, development of Christian doctrine, early Church history, the history of pastoral theology, and the history of Christianity in America

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PAMELA J SCALISE

Professor of Old Testament
Old Testament prophets, Hebrew pedagogy

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JOHN THOMPSON

Professor of Historical Theology and Gaylen and Susan Byker Professor of Reformed Theology
Church history through the Reformation, gender issues, historical theology, John Calvin

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MARIANNE MEYE THOMPSON

George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament
The Gospel of John, the historical Jesus, the Gospels, issues in New Testament interpretation, God in New Testament theology, biblical theology

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CONTRIBUTING CATS FACULTY

Contributing CATS faculty guide dissertation projects as Second Mentors and conduct Directed Readings; they do not take First Mentor roles for new students.

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DAVID AUGSBURGER

Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Pastoral counseling, conflict management in the church, cross-cultural counseling and theology, cross-cultural conflict and mediation, forgiveness and reconciliation, hatred, prejudice, and violence

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JAMES BRADLEY

Geoffrey W. Bromiley Professor Emeritus of Church History and Senior Professor of Church History
Eighteenth-century English church and state, the English Enlightenment, popular politics and public opinion, Christian spirituality, character formation in theological education

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WILLIAM A DYRNESS

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Theology and Culture
Theology and culture (especially theology and the visual arts), Protestant vision since the Reformation in relation to the visual arts, non-Western theology, Christian apologetics, global theology

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DONALD A HAGNER

George Eldon Ladd Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Senior Professor of New Testament
New Testament issues, New Testament theology, Matthew, Pauline studies, Hebrews, Christianity and Judaism, Apostolic Fathers

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SEYOON KIM

Professor of New Testament
Jesus studies, Pauline studies, New Testament Christology, Jesus and Paul

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HOWARD J LOEWEN

Dean Emeritus and Senior Professor of Theology and Ethics
Karl Barth studies, Christian theology and ethics, Scripture and tradition, Anabaptist-Mennonite theology, evangelicalism, ecumenical studies

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NANCEY MURPHY

Senior Professor of Christian Philosophy
Anglo-American postmodern philosophy, theology and science, philosophy of mind, and neuroscience

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RICHARD V PEACE

Robert Boyd Munger Professor of Evangelism and Spiritual Formation
Practical theology, small groups, evangelism, spiritual formation, conversion, Gospel of Mark, New Testament, spiritual disciplines

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CECIL M ROBECK, JR.

Director of The David J. Duplessis Center for Christian Spirituality and Professor of Church History and Ecumenics
Global Pentecostalism (history, theology, and spirituality), charismatic renewal, ecumenism

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