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CARSON TEACHES IN ORLANDO

Dr. Donald Carson taught "The Gospel of John" at RTS/Orlando January 18-22. A prolific and well-known author, Carson is Professor of New Testament at Trinity International University.

REFORMATION HERITAGE SEMINAR

Dr. Harold O.J. Brown, Professor of Theology and Philosophy at RTS, will teach a three-week seminar on the heritage of the Reformation in Wittenberg, Germany, July 29 - August 21. Trips to nearby important cities are also included, as well as an optional afternoon German course. Students receive two credit hours for each course completed. For further information, call 704-366-5066 and ask about the Reformation Trip. You may also e-mail rts.charlotte@rts.edu.

RTS COURSES IN DETROIT

RTS is now offering courses in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Allen Mawhinney, Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament at RTS/Orlando, will teach a course on the Gospels at Ward Presbyterian Church in March, April, and May. For more information, contact Dr. Mawhinney at 407-875-8388, Ext. 218 or 223.

BOOKBRIEFS

Dr. Charles Hill published a book review of Martine Dulaey's Victorin de Petovio: Sur L'Apocalypse et autres ecrits in the October issue of the Journal of Theological Studies.

Evangelical Press republished Dr. Derek Thomas' lay commentary on Isaiah, God Delivers, in November.

Ken McMullen had an article on the Second Coming of Christ in the December issue of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian magazine.

Dr. Harold O.J. Brown published an article on the resurgence of Islam in the February issue of Chronicles.

Dr. Roger Nicole contributed an article entitled "The Holy Spirit" to New Dimensions in Evangelical Thought (InterVarsity, 1998), a festschrift honoring Dr. Millard Erickson.

Dr. Doug Kelly's If God Already Knows, Why Pray is being translated into Polish and Spanish.

RTS TOUR OF GREECE

RTS will host a tour of Greece and the Greek Isles October 8-18, 1999. Dr. John Currid, Associate Professor at RTS/Jackson and an archaeologist, will guide the tour and RTS Vice President for Advancement Bob Bailey and his wife Amanda will be the hosts. Points of interest include Athens, Thessaloniki, Delphi, Ephesus, St. John's Basilica, and Patmos. For more information, contact Bob Bailey at 601-922-4988 or email bbailey@rts.edu.

GORDON HEADS ADMISSIONS

David Gordon has been appointed Vice President for Admissions at RTS. He will supervise and coordinate the efforts of the admissions offices and staff on all RTS campuses and extensions.

SCOTLAND D.MIN. OPPORTUNITY

Dr. Harry Reeder, Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Charlotte, will teach a D.Min. course entitled "Church Revitalization" August 16-20 in Scotland. For more information, contact The Rev. Dr. Andrew McGowan at Highland Theological Institute, Moray College, Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JJ Scotland. You may also telephone 011-44-1343-554212 or email hti@fc.uhi.ac.uk.

KELLY ON BBC

Dr. Douglas Kelly appeared on the British Broadcasting Company (Scotland) in February in the first of an eight-part series on Scottish emigration. The show featuring Kelly dealt with Scots in North Carolina.

WAN APPOINTED COORDINATOR

Dr. Enoch Wan has been appointed Chinese Translations Coordinator for the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture edited by Dr. Thomas Oden.

BROWN APPOINTED RICHARDSON PROFESSOR

Dr. Harold O.J. Brown has been appointed John R. Richardson Professor of Theology at RTS/Charlotte.

KELLY IS HONORED

Dr. Douglas Kelly, Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS/Charlotte, has been elected an Honorary Fellow of New College at the University of Edinburgh.

HOGAN REELECTED TO POST

Dr. William Hogan was elected to a second term as a member of the Executive Committee of the Evangelical Homiletics Society at their second annual meeting.

ATS APPROVES MISSIONS PH.D.

The Association of Theological Schools recently approved a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies to be offered at RTS/Jackson. This is the first Ph.D. program at RTS.

TRAVELBRIEFS

In December, Dr. Derek Thomas lectured on "Calvin's Preaching on Job" at the Puritan Conference in London.

Dr. Allen Curry spoke at a Christian Education Conference at Panama City Presbyterian Church in November.

Dr. John Currid lectured in January on the birth and call of Moses at the Cary Conference in Swanwick, England.

Dr. Simon Kistemaker taught "Hebrews and Revelation" in Atlanta in January.

Among other speaking engagements, Dr. Richard Pratt spoke in February at Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Ralph Davis preached a series on the Psalms at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Monroe, Louisiana, in February.

Dr. Steve Brown spoke at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, in January.

Dr. Charles MacKenzie will lecture at the University of Pittsburgh in June.

Dr. Douglas Kelly recently presented papers in Edinburgh, Scotland, at a seminar for Scottish theologians and at the Rutherford House Study Group on Scottish churches. He also gave an address on "Carolina Scots" at the Scottish Museum in Edinburgh.

Dr. Luder Whitlock will speak at the Westminster Seminary Contemporary Issues Conference March 9-11. He also participated in a panel discussion of evangelicalism at the annual NAE Summit meeting and spoke at a major youth conference (YOWAW) at Ridgehaven in February.

Dr. Harold O.J. Brown will teach a course entitled "Theology and Human Rights" in Strasbourg, Germany, July 6-11.

Dr. Steve Childers was the keynote speaker at a national church planting conference in Tokyo. This was the fifth year Childers' church planting conference was sponsored by the Japan Evangelical Association; officials reported it was the largest gathering of church planters in Japan's history.

Dr. James Hurley taught a pastoral counseling course entitled "God's Design for Personhood" at RTS/Charlotte in January. He will also speak to the Greater Orlando Leadership Foundation in March and present the Annual Academic Lectures at RTS/Orlando in April.

Dr. Bruce Waltke was the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of the Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents.



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