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The Politics of Cheap Speech and Taming the Tongue

Tragically, elected leaders—and Christian people—across our nation readily opt for cheap speech when engaging in public discourse.  Cheap speech is only possible when we drain our neighbor of their value. We confess to believe in each person’s value and dignity, but only if we do not find them disagreeable or disgusting.  In that case, we…

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Fuller Celebrates Students at Historic 70th Commencement

The main sanctuary of Lake Avenue Church was filled to capacity on June 15 as  students, staff, faculty, family, and friends gathered for an historic occasion—Fuller’s 70th commencement ceremony. Ed Willmington, composer-in-residence and director of the Fred Bock Institute of Music at Fuller, conducted the organ and brass ensemble that ushered in the graduating students…

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Dwight Radcliff Named Assistant Professor of Mission, Theology, and Culture and Director of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies

Fuller Theological Seminary is excited to announce the appointment of Dwight Radcliff Jr. as director of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies and assistant professor of mission, theology, and culture, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Radcliff will work alongside Assistant Provost Clifton Clarke in Southern California and in collaboration with Vince…

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In Memoriam: Lloyd John Ogilvie

Fuller Seminary mourns the loss of Lloyd John Ogilvie, who passed away on June 5, 2019, at the age of 88. A widely respected longtime pastor, speaker, author, former Chaplain of the US Senate, and founder of Fuller’s Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching. Dr. Ogilvie impacted millions with guidance that was spiritually empowering, ethically…

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Fuller Announces Core Commitments

In order to have guiding principles around the challenge both to be a “new Fuller” in all the necessary ways when we arrive in our new spaces as well as to continue to be “the same Fuller” in equally important ways, the divisional leaders, mission advancement committee, the Future of Fuller Working Group, and a…

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Fuller Honors Juan Martínez as He Accepts New Leadership Role at Ashland Theological Seminary

Español It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Juan F. Martínez, Fuller professor of Hispanic studies and pastoral leadership, has accepted the position of Vice President of Ashland University and Executive Dean at Ashland Theological Seminary—a graduate division of Ashland University—effective July 1, 2019. This is a great loss to the Fuller community…

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Vince Bantu Named Assistant Professor of Church History and Black Church Studies

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vince Bantu as assistant professor of church history and Black church studies. Dr. Bantu will teach primarily on Fuller’s Houston campus, where he will also serve as a liaison to the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies and network with…

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In Memoriam: Colin Brown

The Fuller community mourns the passing of Colin Brown, professor emeritus of systematic theology at Fuller Seminary, who passed away on the morning of May 4, 2019. He was at home, surrounded by his children and loved ones, when he died. We are thankful for the life of Dr. Brown, and his significant scholarship, which…

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Fuller Inclusion Website Relaunched

As a part of our continuing efforts towards diversity, inclusion, and equity at Fuller, we have designed the Fuller.edu/Inclusion webpage. Fuller is a place in process—it is always changing, always developing, and always striving to live more fully into its mission to equip God’s people. Part of that striving has been a history of pursuing…

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Amos Yong Announced Dean of SOT and SIS in Historic New Structure

Fuller Seminary is excited to announce that Amos Yong has been named to serve as dean of  both the School of Theology (SOT) and the School of Intercultural Studies (SIS), marking a historic new structure for the institution,* effective July 1. Under one dean, the coordination and integration of curriculum and degrees in SIS and…

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