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Aquino co-edits handbook on the epistemology of theology

Aquino co-edits handbook on the epistemology of theology

By on November 20, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

Dr. Frederick Aquino (’89), professor of theology in ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, with Dr. William Abraham of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, published The Oxford Handbook of the Epistemology of Theology (Oxford University Press, 2017). This volume brings together leading scholars in the fields of theology and epistemology to examine and articulate what can be […]

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Professor of Old Testament pens book of meditations

Professor of Old Testament pens book of meditations

By on November 20, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

Dr. Mark Hamilton (’89), professor of Old Testament at ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, published Meditations for the Lone Traveler: The Life of Faith in a Changing World (2017). These 22 meditations on the songs, prayers and stories of the Bible invite readers to imagine themselves as part of a world in which human beings may fully live […]

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Aquino invited to give keynote lecture at Oxford University

Aquino invited to give keynote lecture at Oxford University

By on February 20, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News

Dr. Frederick Aquino, professor of Theology in the Graduate School of Theology at ACU, has been invited to give a keynote lecture at the Aquinas Colloquium, “Aquinas and Newman on Conscience.” The annual colloquium will take place on March 4, 2017 at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford. It will launch the joint research project of the Aquinas […]

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Childers invited to present in Rome

Childers invited to present in Rome

By on February 13, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News

Dr. Jeff Childers of the Graduate School of Theology at ACU has been invited to present research at the conference, “Tradurre Tradire Tramandare—Translate Mislead Transmit: The Greek Fathers Between Latin Western and Syriac Eastern Worlds.” The conference will take place February 20-21, 2017 at Università Tre in Rome. As a guest of the university, Childers […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Dwayne VanRheenen

ACU Remembers: Dr. Dwayne VanRheenen

By on August 24, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 3 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University provost Dr. Dwayne Dale VanRheenen, 72, died Aug. 11, 2016, in Washington state following an illness. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28, at Abilene’s Highland Church of Christ (425 Highland Ave., Abilene, Texas 79605). A reception will follow with the family. VanRheenen was born in […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Clyde Austin

ACU Remembers: Dr. Clyde Austin

By on March 12, 2014 in ACU Remembers with 5 Comments

Dr. Clyde Neal Austin (’53), the Robert and Mary Ann Hall Chair and professor emeritus of psychology at Abilene Christian University, died March 7, 2014, in Abilene following an illness. The renowned expert on the study of cross-cultural re-entry was 82 years old. A memorial service will be held April 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Abilene’s University Church […]

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Hamilton reminds grads: You are not alone

Hamilton reminds grads: You are not alone

By on August 12, 2013 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Dr. Mark W. Hamilton, professor of Old Testament, was the featured speaker at Abilene Christian University’s August Commencement, held Aug. 9 in Moody Coliseum. He served as editor-in-chief in 2009 of The Transforming Word: a one-volume Bible commentary, and is now working on a textbook introducing the theological and literary dimensions of the Old Testament for […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Abraham Malherbe

ACU Remembers: Dr. Abraham Malherbe

By on October 3, 2012 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

It’s been 43 years since Dr. Abraham “Abe” Malherbe (’54) last taught a Bible class as an Abilene Christian University professor, but his legacy is still felt by many and his influence resonates in the words of today’s theology professors and scholars. Malherbe, the Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Literature Emeritus at Yale […]

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Siburt returns to classroom for Maymester

Siburt returns to classroom for Maymester

Determined for months to return to the classroom, Dr. Charles Siburt (’68) did exactly that this morning, as he began to teach a week-long Maymester class for the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University. Siburt, who surprised colleagues and students by participating in Commencement on May 12 in Moody Coliseum, has been battling […]

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Reese points new grads to Bonhoeffer’s advice

Reese points new grads to Bonhoeffer’s advice

Dr. Jack Reese (’71), dean of the College of Biblical Studies and the Graduate School of Theology, and professor of preaching and worship, was the featured speaker at Saturday’s May Commencement at Abilene Christian University. As it has for several years, ACU held ceremonies at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. during its May event – […]

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