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Metaxas expounds on grace, responsibility

Metaxas expounds on grace, responsibility

By on April 14, 2014 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

You can count on one hand the best-selling authors who have spoken in daily Chapel at Abilene Christian University, and still have a few fingers left. Those writers who begin by leading the crowd in singing “Amazing Grace” is an even shorter list, and Eric Metaxas is likely at the top by himself. The author […]

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10 Questions with researcher Dr. Curt Niccum

10 Questions with researcher Dr. Curt Niccum

Just 150 miles east of Abilene, one of the largest exhibits of Dead Sea Scroll fragments ever assembled is available for viewing through Jan. 13 at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. The exhibit, Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible, includes original scrolls with texts from Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, the Psalms, Isaiah and […]

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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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ACU Remembers: Dr. Neil Lightfoot

ACU Remembers: Dr. Neil Lightfoot

By on September 19, 2012 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 17 Comments

Dr. Neil R. Lightfoot, Abilene Christian University’s Frank and Della Pack Distinguished Professor Emeritus of New Testament, died Monday in Abilene, three days short of his 83rd birthday. Born Sept. 22, 1929, in Waco, Texas, he earned a B.A. in philosophy (1952) and a M.A. in philosophy (1955) from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in […]

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