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Charles J. Scalise

Senior Professor of Church History

As senior faculty at Fuller, this professor primarily mentors students and only occasionally, if ever, teaches courses.

AB, Princeton UniversityMDiv, Yale Divinity SchoolPhD, Southern Baptist Theological SeminaryPostdoctoral study, University of Oxford

Courses Taught

CH502: The Church’s Understanding of the Church, Humanity, and the Christian Life in Its Historical DevelopmentCH504: Modern Church HistoryCH506: American Church History in a Global Historical ContextCH557: Classics of Christian SpiritualityCH575: Women i

Campus Affiliations

Center for Advanced Theological Studies

Areas of Expertise

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


Charles Scalise teaches history and some theology for Fuller Seminary. He has been a member of the Church History Department and the Theology Division of Fuller’s School of Theology since 1994 and also supervises doctoral students for the School of Theolo

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