Fuller’s New President: Mark Labberton

The Press Release: Fuller Seminary Announces Mark Labberton as Its New President The Fuller Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Mark Labberton has accepted the call to serve as the seminary’s fifth president, beginning July 1, 2013. Labberton has served at Fuller Seminary since 2009 as the Lloyd John Ogilvie Associate Professor […]

Why Biblical Studies?

Earlier this week, Bryce Walker provocatively suggested that Biblical Studies shouldn’t exist as a discipline. I wanted to join the conversation, but I fear I dallied too long. He now has three posts, in large part engaged in a back-and-forth with Brian LePort at Near Emmaus. Take this as a general apologia for Biblical Studies, […]

Words of Wisdom

It’s not often that an interview leaves deep and lasting impressions. Especially when it is someone else’s interview. And even more especially when this person did not take the job for which he was on the hot seat. But such is the case for one series of conversations I got to be part of as […]

R. T. France has Died

From Peter Head: I learnt this morning that Dick France had died on 1oth Feb 2012. I studied Mark’s Gospel with Dick in 1985-86 at LBC. They were great times with a small group of us gathered round the text under Dick’s guidance. His books (especially Jesus and the Old Testament and Matthew: Evangelist and […]

Vanhoozer Back to TEDS

Yesterday, Trinity International University announced the return of Kevin Vanhoozer to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS), where he will pick up the position he left a few years ago, Research Professor of Systematic Theology. Vanhoozer had left Trinity to join the faculty at Wheaton College.

Academic Job Time

It’s that time of year again: when hopeful PhDs polish off their CVs, craft their cover letters, solicit references, and dive into the terrifying world of applying for jobs. I am almost able to recall that process, now, without my palms getting sweaty and suffering the onslaught of unrelenting heart palpitations. As I do, here […]