Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Bethany Theological Seminary names new academic dean.

Steven Schweitzer has been named associate professor and academic dean at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., beginning July 1. He has been assistant professor of Old Testament at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind.

Schweitzer is a member of Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Christian studies summa cum laude from North Central University in Minneapolis, Minn.; a master of arts in theology with a concentration in Hebrew Bible and a minor in patristics from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.; and a doctoral degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame.

His publishing record includes in 2007, the book "Reading Utopia in Chronicles" published by T & T Clark International, and "Utopian Visions in the Ancient and Biblical Worlds" under contract with Fortress Press. He also has published journal articles, invited essays, and book reviews. He previously taught at North Central University and the University of Notre Dame.

Source: 3/25/2009 Newsline

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