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Dennis D. Morgan

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Life in Process Dennis D. Morgan

Why is life such a struggle? Why are relationships with family, friends, God, and even ourselves so frustrating and painful at times? Will healing and wholeness ever come? In this fresh, thoughtful book, Morgan shows that our longing to be made new, to...

Fighting for Peace cover Fighting for Peace Dennis D. Morgan

Conflict in relationships is a fact of life. When people are around each other there is not only the potential for conflict, but there is going to be conflict in some form, to some extent, at some time. Rather than fearing conflict, Dr. Dennis Morgan...

Adjunct Counseling Professor
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B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University; M.A.T.S., Reformed Theological Seminary; Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology

Dr. Dennis Morgan (M.A. and Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology) is a faculty member in the College of Counseling of Columbia International University. He is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in South Carolina and is in private practice with the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC. He was formerly in private practice in Virginia Beach, VA and the Psychological Services Center Clinical Manager and a Clinical Associate Professor at Regent University, in their doctoral program in clinical psychology. His early teaching experience was at Pepperdine University, Malibu, where he coordinated the University counseling center and was adjunct faculty. He has over 30 years of experience in clinical practice in California, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, and South Carolina. He also has significant experience in clinical administration, including his past work as the Vice President of Clinical Services for a large non-profit counseling agency and as the clinical consultant/co-owner of a psychiatric hospital treatment program. Dr. Morgan has a special interest in assisting clients' spiritual formation in the context of clinical practice. This has been a focus for his writing and research. He is the author of Fighting for Peace: Combating Conflict with Character and another book entitled Life in Process, as well as having authored a chapter in Spiritual Formation, Counseling and Psychotherapy. His other publications include journal articles and materials related to spiritual formation in clinical practice. Dr. Morgan and his wife are also with Mission to the World, making annual trips to Europe to provide member care, counseling, educational consulting.

Professional Experience:
Coordinator of Psychological Services, Psychological Services, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1982-1984; Adjunct Faculty, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA and Los Angeles, CA, 1983-1984; Private Practice, Columbia Psychological Group, Long Beach, CA, 1983-1984; Medical Affiliate Staff, College Hospital, Cerritos, CA, 1983-1984; Private Practice, Campbell Psychological Services, Campbell, CA, 1984-1988; Psychologist, El Camino Hospital, Concern: Employee Assistance Program, Mountain View CA, 1985-1986; Private Practice, Christian Family Counseling Services, Fremont, CA, 1986-1988; Clinical Coordinator, RAPHA Unit, Sharpstown General Hospital, Houston, TX, 1988-1989; Private Practice, Christian Counseling Centers, Campbell, CA, 1989-1993; Clinical Consultant, Rapha/Renewal Unit, Oak Creek Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1991-1992; Co-owner/Board Member, Renewal Psychotherapy Group, Fremont, CA, 1991-1992; Active Professional Staff, Oak Creek Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1991-1993; Vice President - Clinical Services, Christian Counseling Centers, San Francisco Bay Area, 1992-1993; Active Professional Staff, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose, CA, 1992-1993; Senior Psychologist, Tennessee Christian Medical Center, Madison, TN, 1993-1997; Consultant/Owner, Life Phases Consultation, Hendersonville, TN, 1996-1998; Clinical Associate Professor/Psychological Services Center Clinical Manager, Regent University, School of Psychology and Counseling, Virginia Beach, VA, 1998-2000; Clinical Psychologist, Christian Psychotherapy Services, Virginia Beach, VA, 2000-2005; Consultant, Pro-Family Counseling Services, Vienna Austria, 2001-present; Clinical Psychologist in part-time private practice at the Christian Counseling Center of First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC, 2005-present; Associate Professor, Adjunct Professor in the College of Counseling, Columbia International University, Columbia, SC, 2005-present.

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Johnny V. Miller

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B.A., Arizona State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
 

Dr. Johnny V. Miller served as president of Columbia International University from 1991 to 1999. His tenure as president was a time of growth for CIU, both in programs, and in buildings. It was during his administration that the school changed its name from Columbia Bible College to Columbia International University. During that time the CIU European campus in Korntal, Germany was also accredited by SACS and by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

Miller also oversaw the addition of CIU's Muslim studies program, the Distance Learning Program, the Graduate School Education Program, and the Communication Program in the Undergraduate School. Buildings that were constructed on campus during Miller's presidency include The Schuster Building, the Alumni Center, and improvements to student residences, including the installation of air conditioning.

Miller was also involved in the expansion of satellite locations for Ben Lippen School, and the expansion of CIU's broadcasting division when radio station New Life 91.9 WRCM in Charlotte, N.C. went on the air.

Miller has also served as a missionary to Sweden and has been involved in church planting. He has ministered in several foreign countries, including Eastern Europe, India and Egypt.

In high school and college Miller worked as a sports reporter and columnist for the Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette. He and his wife, Jeanne, have two married children: Joan and John.

Th.D., 1980, Dallas Theological Seminary; reporter, 1962-65, Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette; teacher, 1965-66, Manual High School, Peoria, IL; teaching fellow, 1970-72, Dallas Theological Seminary; missionary, 1972-74, Sweden; pastor, 1974-79, 1983-90, Cypress Bible Church, Cypress, TX; faculty, 1979-83, Columbia Bible College, president 1991-99, Columbia International University/ 1999-2009, Pastor of Calvary Church, Lancaster, PA.

Alex T. Luc

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Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
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B.A., Trinity College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.Th., Theological College of Vietnam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

Dr. Luc joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1982 and has taught Old Testament and Hebrew from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served as a school principle and a pastor in Vietnam. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew. He was written articles for several scholarly journals and served as the Old Testament editor for the CRM Chinese Study Bible. 

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Roy M. King

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Professor of Ministry Studies
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B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Oxford Graduate School 
 

 

Dr. King joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1997 and taught Pastoral Theology until 2003; he then served as director of Alumni Ministries until 2012 when he rejoined the Seminary & School of Ministry faculty; he has taught Ministry Studies from 2012 until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served as a youth pastor, associate staff with Campus Crusade for Christ, director of the Ben Lippen Conference Center, assistant director of the Billy Graham Training Center, and pastor of two congregations in North Carolina. He is an ordained minister in the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

Published books

Published periodical articles, essays, dictionary entries

  • www.royking.org resources to encourage leaders in being effective and vibrant
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L. Igou Hodges

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Professor of Systematic Theology
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(803) 807-5374
B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Dr. Hodges joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1978 and has taught Systematic Theology from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Toccoa Falls College from 1975 until 1978. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Published Books

Published Periodical Articles, Essays, Dictionary Entries

  • Contributor to the Dictionary of Scottish Church History and Theology (Edinburgh: T. and T. Clark), 1993        
  • "Evangelical Definitions of Inspiration: Critiques and a Suggested Definition,"  The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 37/1 (March, 1994), 99-114.
  • “Reformed Worship,” Faith and Practice (2/1), Spring, 1996
  • “The Bible in the Twenty-first Century,” in New Dimensions in Evangelical Theology (festschrift for Millard J. Erickson), ed. David Dockery (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1998).

Published Book Reviews

  • Review of Harold Lindsell, The Bible in the Balance, in The Westminster Theological Journal (LXIII/1), 1980, 169-173.
  • Review of Dale Moody, The Word of Truth: A Summary of Christian Doctrine Based on Biblical Revelation, in Trinity Journal (3/1) 1982, 94-99.
  • Review of The New Exhaustive Concordance.  Ed. By Edward W. Goodrick and John R. Kohlenbergr, III.  Grand Rapids, 1990, in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 1993.
  • Review of The Quest for Truth: Answering Lifes Inescapable Questions, by Leroy Forlines, in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, December 1, 2002.
  • Review of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation. Edited by Hans J. Hillderbrand, et al., 1996.

Professional Presentations

  • “The Old Testament Concept of Holiness,” paper presented to the Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 1980.
  • “Toward a Definition of Inspiration: A Critical Assessment of Selected Attempts,” paper presented to the Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 1986.
  • “An Evangelical Response to Gordon Kaufman’s An Essay on Theological Method, paper presented to the Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 1988.
  • “An Evangelical Defense of Systematic Theology,” paper presented to the Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March, 1989
  • “A Defense of the Tripartite Understanding of the Law Articulated in “The Westminster Confession, paper presented to the Evangelical Philosophical Society, 1990
  • “A Critical Analysis and Defense of the Innateness of the Knowledge of God,” paper given to the Evangelical Philosophical Society, November, 1991.
  • “Evangelical Definitions of Inspiration: Critiques and a Suggested Definition,” presidential address, Evangelical Philosophical Society, November 20, 1992.
  • “Theological and Philosophical Foundations for the Doctrine of Inerrancy,” paper presented to the Reformed Fellowship of the Southeastern United Stated, March 18, 1997
  • “An Analysis of the Evangelical Doctrine of Scripture at the End of the Present Century, paper presented to the Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March, 1997
  • “The Future of Evangelical Bibliology: Constructing and Presenting the Seamless Garment in a Hostile World,” Southeastern section of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 27, 2006.
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Don N. Howell, Jr.

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Servants of the Servant cover Servants of the Servant: A Biblical Theology of Leadership Don N. Howell, Jr.

This study is an attempt to forge a full-orbed theology of Christian leadership grounded in the teaching of Scripture. What emerges from tracing the theme of leadership through the biblical record is a servanthood pattern, one that is wholly distinct...

The Passion of the Servant: A Journey to the Cross cover The Passion of the Servant: A Journey to the Cross Don N. Howell, Jr.

The New Testament opens with four Gospel accounts that introduce the reader to Jesus Christ. From the very beginning, the redemptive drama moves toward the cross. The final week of Jesus's life, Passion Week, takes up nearly 40 percent of the entire...

Professor of New Testament and Greek
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(803) 807-5343
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

Dr. Howell joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1995 and served as assistant dean until 1998; he has taught New Testament and Greek from 1998 until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served with OMF International in Japan from 1979 until 1994 as a church planter and theological educator. He has taught in Latin America, Eastern Europe, China, and Micronesia and has been Research Fellow at Tyndale House (Cambridge, UK) three times. He is a member of the Evangelical Missiological Society and the Evangelical Theological Society. His books include Servants of the Servant and The Passion of the Servant. He is an ordained Baptist minister.

Published Books

Articles and Chapters in Books

  • “Paul’s Theology of Suffering” in Paul’s Missionary Methods: In His Time and Ours  eds. Robert L. Plummer and John Mark Terry, 95-106.  IVP Academic, 2012.
  • “Romans 15:9b-12: Gentiles as the Culminative Focus of Salvation History,” in Interpreting the New Testament Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis, eds. Darrell L. Bock and Buist M. Fanning, 367-375.  Crossway, 2006.
  • “Mission in Paul’s Epistles: Genesis, Pattern, and Dynamics,” in Mission in the New TestamentAn Evangelical Approach, eds. William J. Larkin and Joel F. Williams, 63-91. Orbis, 1998.
  • “Mission in Paul’s Epistles: Theological Bearings,” in Mission in the New TestamentAn Evangelical Approach, eds. William J. Larkin and Joel F. Williams, 92-116.  Orbis, 1998.
  • “Confidence in the Spirit as the Governing Ethos of the Pauline Mission,” in The Holy Spirit and Mission Dynamics, ed. C. Douglas McConnell, 36-65.  William Carey, 1997.
  • “Stewardship: Faithfulness with All He Gives Me,” Decision (April 1997): 13-14.
  • “Confidence in the Spirit as the Governing Ethos of the Pauline Mission,” Trinity Journal 17 NS: 2 (Fall 1996): 203-21.
  • “The Apostle Paul and First Century Religious Pluralism,” in Christianity and the Religions: A Biblical Theology of World Religions, eds. E. Rommen and H. Netland, 92-112.  William Carey, 1995.
  • “The Center of Pauline Theology,” Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (January-March 1994): 51-71.
  • “God-Christ Interchange in Paul: Impressive Testimony to the Deity of Jesus,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 36:4 (December 1993): 467-79.
  • “Pauline Thought in the History of Interpretation,” Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (July-September 1993): 303-26.
  • “Pauline Eschatological Dualism and Its Resulting Tensions,” Trinity Journal 14 NS (Spring 1993): 3-24.
  • “How Wide is God’s Mercy?  A Biblical Perspective on Religious Pluralism,” Hayama Missionary Seminar Journal (Tokyo) 34 (January 1993): 1-26.

Book Reviews

  • Paul Barnett, Paul: Missionary of Jesus. Eerdmans, 2008. In JETS (June 2009): 389-390.
  • Herbert W. Bateman IV, ed., Four Views of the Warning Passages in Hebrews. Kregel, 2007. In JETS (March, 2008): 151-154.
  • Robert L. Plummer, Paul’s Understanding of the Church’s Mission: Did the Apostle Paul Expect Early Christian Communities to Evangelize? Paternoster, 2006. In JETS (June, 2007): 401-403.
  • Thomas R. Schreiner, Paul: Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology. InterVarsity, 2001. In JETS (December, 2002): 707-708.
  • Joel B. Green and Mark D. Baker, Recovering the Scandal of the Cross. InterVarsity, 2000. In EMQ (April, 2001): 258-260.
  • Gregory A. Boyd, God at War: The Bible and Spiritual Conflict. Inter-Varsity, 1997. In EMQ (April, 2000): 192-196.
  • Richard B. Hays, First Corinthians. John Knox, 1997. In JETS (March, 2000): 152-153.
  • Martin Hengel and Anna Maria Schwemer, Paul Between Damascus and Antioch: The Unknown Years. Westminster/John Knox, 1997. In JETS (March, 2000): 148-149.
  • A. Scott Moreau, Essentials of Spiritual Warfare: Equipped to Win the Battle. Harold Shaw, 1997; and Clinton E. Arnold, Three Crucial Questions About Spiritual Warfare. Baker, 1997. In International Bulletin of Missionary Research (October, 1999): 180-182.
  • David A. deSilva, Despising Shame: Honor Discourse and Community Maintenance in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Scholars, 1995. In JETS (March, 1999): 161-163.
  • Gregory A. Boyd, God at War: The Bible in Spiritual Conflict. Inter-Varsity, 1997. In Faith and Mission (Fall 1998): 151-153.
  • Andreas Kostenberger, The Missions of Jesus and the Disciples According to the Fourth Gospel. Eerdmans, 1998. In EMQ (October, 1998): 484-486.
  • Peter Stuhlmacher, Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Westminster/John Knox, 1994. In JETS (December, 1996): 664-666.
  • Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Romans. Doubleday, 1993. In JETS (December, 1995): 614-617.

 

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Richard J. Higgins

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B.A., University of Rochester; M.Ed., University of South Carolina; M.Div., D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions

 

Dr. Higgins serves as Associate Pastor of The Church at LifePark in Mount Pleasant, SC. From 1992 until 1996, he served CIU first as university registrar, then as dean of married students. From 1996 until 2013, he served on the faculty of the Seminary & School of Ministry as associate dean for ministry skills development.

Dr. Higgins holds a DMin from Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions, an MEd from the University of South Carolina, and a BA from the University of Rochester

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Joan E. Havens

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B.A. (Spanish), Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A. (Spanish), University of California at Los Angeles; M.A, Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Dr. Joan Havens is director of the Master of Christian Education (MACE) degree program at Columbia Biblical Seminary & School of Missions. She has taught in public and Christian schools and served in churches as coordinator of Christian education and director of children's ministries. She was an adjunct instructor in religious education at Southwestern Baptist Seminary and in Spanish at Texas Christian University.

In 1992 she joined the seminary faculty after serving for 31/2 years as director of children's ministries at Southcliff Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Havens taught in the Paramus Public Schools, Paramus, New Jersey, for 17 years, and at Our Lady of Victory School, Fort Worth, Texas, for three years. She is the author of "Parent Education Levels as They Relate to Academic Achievement Among Home Schooled Children," Home School Researcher, Vol. 10, num. 4, 1994.

B.A., 1966 Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A., 1969, University of California at Los Angeles; M.A.C.E., 1985, Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions; Ph.D., 1991, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; teacher, 1969-86, Paramus Public Schools, Paramus, NJ; Coordinator of Christian Education, 1985-86, First Baptist Church of Grantwood, Cliffside Park, NJ; teacher, 1986-89, Our Lady of Victory School, Fort Worth, TX; Adjunct instructor in Spanish, 1990-92, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Director of Children’s Ministries, 1989-92, Southcliff Baptist Church. Columbia Biblical Seminary and School of Missions, 1992 .

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John D. Harvey

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Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry
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B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Columbia International University; Th.D., Wycliffe College 
 

Dr. Harvey joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1992 and taught New Testament and Greek until 2011. He has served as dean from 2011 until the present. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society of Biblical Literature.  He has had opportunities to teach in Germany, the Netherlands, Moldova, Zambia, and South Africa. His books include Interpreting the Pauline Letters and Anointed with the Spirit and Power. He is an ordained teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.

Books:

Articles, Essays, Dictionary Entries:

  • “Orality and Its Implications for Biblical Studies. Recapturing an Ancient Paradigm.” JETS 45 (2002) 99-110.
  • “Redemption.” In Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. David Noel Freedman, ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.
  • “Biblical Criticism and Mission.” In Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions.  A. Scott Moreau, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2000.
  • “When Christ Returns—Will You Be Ready?” Decision, April 1998.
  • “Mission in Jesus’ Teaching.” In Mission in the New Testament: An Evangelical Approach. W. J. Larkin, Jr. and J. F. Williams, eds. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1998.     30-49.
  • “Mission in Matthew.” In Mission in the New Testament: An Evangelical Approach. W. J. Larkin, Jr. and J. F. Williams, eds. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1998.   119-136
  • “Citizenship.” In Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. W. A. Elwell, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
  • “Nature, Natural.” In Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. W. A. Elwell, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
  • “Toward a Degree of Order in Ben Sira’s Book.” ZAW 105 (1993) 52-62.
  • “The ‘With Christ’ Motif in Paul’s Thought.” JETS 35 (1992) 329-340.
  • “Colossians 2:1-5 in the Structure of the Epistle.” Prolegomena 1 (1989) 6-12.

Book Reviews:

  • G. R. Osborne. Matthew. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010. In JETS 54 (2011) 844-846.
  • B. N. Longenecker. Rhetoric at the Boundaries: The Art and Theology of New Testament Chain-Link Transitions. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2005. In JETS 49 (2006) 860-862.
  • J. McRay, Paul: His Life and Teaching. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003. In JETS 47 (2004) 532-533.
  • R. L. Gallagher and P. Hertig, eds. Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2004. In EMQ 40 (2004) 540-541.
  • P. Bolt & M. Thompson, eds. The Gospel to the Nations. Perspectives on Pauls Mission. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2000. In EMQ 38 (2002) 126.
  • L. E. Keck, ed. The New Interpreter's Bible. Vol. 9 - Luke/John. Nashville: Abingdon, 1995. In JETS 42 (1999) 140-143.
  • W. Egger, How to Read the New Testament. An Introduction to Linguistic and Historical-Critical Methodology. P. Heinegg, trans. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1996. In JETS 42 (1999) 331-332.
  • S. Westerholm, Preface to the Study of Paul. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. In JETS 42 (1999) 511.
  • D. A. Black and D. S. Dockery, eds., New Testament Criticism & Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1991. In JETS 38 (1995) 275-276.
  • R. N. Longenecker, Galatians Dallas: Word, 1990. In JETS 38 (1995) 444-445.
  • M. J. Harris, Colossians and Philemon. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991. In JETS 38 (1995) 446.
  • C. A. Wanamaker, Commentary on 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. In JETS 38 (1995) 447-448.
  • F. Foulkes, The Letter of Paul to the Ephesians. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.  In JETS 35 (1992) 257-258.
  • L. E. Keck, Paul and His Letters. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988. In JETS 34 (1991) 522-523.

Papers Presented:

  • “Review of David L. Turner’s Matthew in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series,” paper presented at the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society New Orleans, LA, November 19, 2009.
  • “What Has Acts to do with Paul? A Study in Method of Pauline Chronology,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the South Carolina Academy of Religion, February 15, 2003.
  • “Recapturing an Ancient Paradigm. Orality and Its Implications for Biblical Studies,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the South Carolina Academy of Religion, February 17, 2001. (Presidential Address)
  • “Orality and Literacy in the First Century,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, November 18, 1995.
  • “Oral Patterning in Paul's Letters,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, November 19, 1994.
  • “The Structure of Paul's Letters: Philippians,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society of Canada, May 14, 1990.
  • “The ‘We-Passages’: Literary Convention or Eyewitness Account?,” paper presented to the annual meeting of the South Carolina Academy of Religion,  February 20, 1988.

 

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Larry E. Dixon

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DocDEVOs cover DocDevos Larry E. Dixon

Are you tired of feeling like a 98-pound weakling who keeps getting sand kicked in his face by the cults? "DocDEVOS" is a three-month devotional in doctrine that will strengthen your faith! I call it a kind of "Daily Bread" with teeth. The devotionals...

DocTalk cover DocTalk Larry E. Dixon

People ask the strangest things in Christian books - a pocket sized large print Bible or maybe a profound leader's guide for instant Bible studies! A few moments thought would make us realise how silly we can be . . . does a really interesting book on...

DocWalk cover DocWalk Larry E. Dixon

Surveys of Churchgoers reveal a huge problem - there is too little difference between them and people who don't go to church! If our beliefs are to be taken seriously then they must be seen to have a difference in our behaviour, Dixon's remarkable...

Heaven cover Heaven Larry E. Dixon

Someone has stolen heaven - or at least its appeal - from Christians. Life on earth in the twenty-first century, it seems, is too good here and people don't think that much about their future destination unless forced to by circumstances. But the...

The Other Side of Good News cover The Other Side of the Good News Larry E. Dixon

It is a time of Christian confusion and, therefore, uncertain witness. Is there a biblical doctrine of hell or are Christians free to hold a variety of viewpoints on this issue? If so, does it matter?

When Temptation Strikes cover When Temptation Strikes Larry E. Dixon

Larry Dixon takes a serious and weighty subject and turns it into an honest and down-to-earth discussion of the practical ways we can find victory over temptation. His humor, poignant illustrations, and solid grasp of theology make for an easy but...

Professor of Systematic Theology
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(803) 807-5373
B.A., Northeastern Bible College; M.Div., Biblical School of Theology; M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University

Dr. Dixon joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1997 and has taught Systematic Theology from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Northeastern Bible College from 1986 until 1988 and served as professor of biblical and theological studies at Providence College in Manitoba, Canada from 1988 until 1996. He also served in Germany with International Teams.

Books Published:

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Published Periodical Articles, Essays, Dictionary Entries:

  • “Angels:  They’re Not What You Think” in “Reach Out, Columbia” Magazine, 2012.
  • “Warning a Wrath-Deserving World: Evangelicals and the Overhaul of Hell,” The Emmaus Journal, 2:7-21, Summer 1993.
  • “Back to the Basics: A Fairly Serious Survey of the Fundamentals of the Faith,” The Emmaus Journal, 7:241-253, Winter 1998.
  • “Learning to Listen: The Absolute Need for an Absolute Authority,” The Emmaus Journal, 8:79-89, Summer 1999.
  • “Will the Real Jesus Stand Up?: The Doctrine of the Person and Work of Christ,” The Emmaus Journal, 8:165-180, Winter 1999.
  • “What a Mighty God We Serve: The Doctrine of God,” The Emmaus Journal, 9:37-72, Summer 2000.
  • “What is Man? The Doctrine of the Human Being,” The Emmaus Journal, 9:155-169, Winter 2000.
  • “The Doctrine of Sin,” The Emmaus Journal, 10:91-104, Summer 2001.
  • “The Doctrine of Salvation,” The Emmaus Journal, 10:199-226, Winter 2001.
  • The ‘Shy’ Member of the Trinity: The Holy Spirit,” The Emmaus Journal, 11:289-298, Winter 2002.
  • “The Doctrine of Angels,” The Emmaus Journal, 11:79-86, Summer 2002.
  • “The Doctrine of the Church,” The Emmaus Journal, 13:239-260, Winter 2004.
  • “The Other Comforter: The Place of the Holy Spirit in the Trinity,” The Emmaus Journal, 13:73-119, Summer 2004.
  • “Whatever Happened to Heresy? Heroes or Heretics?—Two Classic Examples,” The Emmaus Journal, 18:193-205, Winter 2009.
  • “Whatever Happened to Heresy?” The Emmaus Journal, 18:63-69, Summer 2009.
  • “Whatever Happened to Heresy?” A Biblical Approach to Dealing with Heretics,” The Emmaus Journal, 19:65-67, Winter 2010.
  • “Whatever Happened to Heresy?”, Part 4, “Help! One of My Friends and Some of His Friends Seem to Be, How Shall I Say it? Uh, Heretics,” The Emmaus Journal, 19:211-222, Summer 2010.

Published Book Reviews:

  • “Five by McLaren: A Narrative Review Article of Five Books by Brian McLaren,” The Emmaus Journal,14:217-271, Winter 2005.
  • “A Review of Three Books on Eternal Lostness,” The Emmaus Journal, 20:213-230, Winter 2011.
  • “Love Wins—or  Jesus Rescues? A Review Article of Rob Bell’s Book,” The Emmaus Journal, 19:95-109, Winter 2010.
  • Review of “Love Wins” in “Reach Out, Columbia”         Magazine 2012.

Papers Presented:

  • “Agreeing with Pagans:  Paul’s Consequent Nihilism in I Corinthians 15:32,” a paper presented at the ETS conference, November 18, 1989, San Diego, CA.
  • “Making Theology Fun,” a paper presented at the ETS Regional Conference, Bethel Seminary, 1990, Minneapolis, MN.
  • "Warning a wrath-deserving world : evangelicals and the overhaul of hell," paper presented at the 44th annual conference of the Evangelical Theological Society; November 19-21, 1992; San Francisco, CA.
  • “‘Questions, Anyone?’” The Interrogatory Method of Jesus,” A Paper Presented to the Evangelical Theological Society, November 19, 2003; Atlanta, GA.
  • Plenary sessions at “Iron Sharpens Iron” conference, Emmaus Bible College: “The Holy Spirit:  The Shy Member of the Trinity” (2002); “The Challenge of a Changing Culture” (2006); “The Challenge of the Emergent Church” (2006); “Caring for the Unsaved” (2007)
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