newsbriefs

NASH WRITES COLUMN
   Dr. Ronald Nash now writes a regular column entitled "The Tough Questions" for the magazine Facts for Faith.

GRINSTEAD IS WITH THE LORD
   E. Andrews Grinstead, III went to be with the Lord February 28. A resident of Brookline, Massachusetts, he had been a member of the RTS Board of Trustees for seven years.

MACKENZIE TEACHES COURSE
   While on sabbatical, Dr. Charles MacKenzie is teaching a course at Stanford University on the nature of infinity. He is also participating in a major study on private higher education sponsored by Stanford.

CROSSWAY MEETS AT RTS/ORLANDO
   Crossway Books met at RTS/Orlando in December and January to continue work on the new translation of the English Standard Version of the Bible.

JAMES ELECTED PRESIDENT
Dr. Frank James, Professor of Church History at RTS/Orlando, has been elected to a three-year term as president of the Peter Martyr Society.

FIELD EDUCATION IN KENYA
   RTS will offer a three-week missions field education course in Kenya, East Africa, June 26-July 17, 2001. Students can receive up to two hours of elective credit and fulfill one third of the field education requirement. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Payne at 601-923-1684 or email him at mpayne@rts.edu.

RTS/VIRTUAL NOW A VIRTUAL CAMPUS
   RTS/Virtual has relaunched its website as a "virtual campus." Visit the new campus at rq.rtsvirtual.org.


WEST RECENTLY NAMED VICE PRESIDENT
   
Gardner (Jack) West, RTS '87, was recently named Vice President for Development at RTS/Jackson. Jack will be involved in fund raising and other important development efforts for RTS. He has engaged in the practice of law and served on the staff of English L'Abris prior to joining the institutional advancement staff at RTS.

 

Travelbriefs

Dr. Charles Hill presented a paper at the 2000-2001 Lilly Faculty Fellows Conference in Pittsburgh in February.

Dr. Rod Culbertson presented seminars on marriage and relationships for a conference held at The Cove in November. He also taught a seminar entitled "Relating the Gospel to Generation X" in January for the Chaplains of Motor Racing Outreach.

Dr. Douglas Kelly addressed the Christian Legal Society of Duke University and the University of North Carolina Faculties of Law in November and taught in Ukraine in March.

Dr. Simon Kistemaker delivered a paper entitled "The Atonement in the Epistle to the Hebrews" at the 52nd annual Evangelical Theological Society conference November 15-17 in Nashville.

Dr. John Frame spoke at a seminar on church music with guitarist Wes King in January at RTS/Charlotte.

Dr. Donald Fortson taught a theology course at Gordon-Conwell Seminary in Charlotte this spring.

Brian Gault was a guest lecturer at Belhaven College in Jackson in the fall.

Dr. Ronald Nash spoke at a meeting of the Southern Evangelical Theological Society in Charlotte in November.

Dr. Duncan Rankin presented a paper entitled "Calvin on Union With Christ" at the Evangelical Theological Society's meeting in Nashville. The work will be included in the forthcoming Christian Focus publication, Union With Christ.

Dr. Steve Brown spoke at the Internet Evangelism Conference sponsored by The Great Commission in Orlando in November.

Drs. James Hurley, William Richardson, Dale Berry, Gary Rupp, and Mary Lyn Huffman presented seminars at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) in October.

 

 

Dr. Andrew Hoffecker taught a Survey of Church History to Russian pastors in Kiev March 12-16.

Dr. John Oliver spoke at the Men's Retreat of Western Carolina Presbytery in November.

Dr. Wil Norton taught Christology of Missions in the D.Min. program at Columbia International University in January. He also delivered a paper to the Evangelical Missiological Society in Nashville in the fall.

Dr. Luder Whitlock spoke at the AABC annual meeting in Atlanta in February.

VISITING SCHOLARS IN ORLANDO
    Dr. Mauro Meister is a resident scholar at RTS/Orlando until January, 2002, as he pursues postdoctoral studies in preaching. Meister is Professor of Old Testmant at Centro Presbiteriano Andrew Jumper in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

   Bishop Julius Gachuche will be a resident scholar at RTS/Orlando from January-December, 2001. Bishop Gachuche heads the Diocese of Mt. Kenya Central in the Anglican Church of Kenya.

Bookbriefs

   Dr. Luder Whitlock contributed to Revelation Day by Day (Baker) edited by R. Leslie Holmes and Richard Allen Bodey.

   Dr. Charles Hill contributed three articles-- "Antichrist," "Canon of the New Testament," and "Rapture" -- to the recently published Eerdman's Dictionary of the Bible, edited by David Noel Freedman.

   Dr. Richard Pratt has recently produced a video on Genesis 1.

   Dr. Douglas Kelly's lectures on creation in Dijon, France, last year have been published in the January 2001 issue of La Revue Reformee under the title "La Doctrine de la Creation: 'talon d'Achille' des evangeliques?"





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