Winter 2003
Volume 7 Number 2

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Faculty, Staff, and Trustee News

Trustee Craig Barnes resigned in June from his position as minister of National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., to join the faculty of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, where he holds the Meneilly Chair of Pastoral Ministry.

Brian Blount, associate professor of New Testament, addressed the 2002 graduating class of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in a message titled “Dragonslayers.”

In February, James Charlesworth, professor of New Testament, lectured at Florida Southern College’s annual Bible Symposium on “The Quest for the Historical Jesus in Twentieth-Century Scholarship.” Spring and summer lectures took him to St. Petersburg, Moscow, Crete, and Durham University. He spent the fall in Morocco working with the BBC on a movie, The Mother of Jesus, and as the Lady Davis Research Professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Cathy Cook Davis, director of student relations, was elected to the YWCA Princeton board of directors.

Nancy Duff, associate professor of theological ethics, spoke on the ethical challenges inherent in Christian living for the Community Church of Glen Rock in Glen Rock, New Jersey. Her lecture was part of a spring lecture series focused on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life and thought.

Beverly Gaventa, professor of New Testament, delivered the Smyth Lectures, titled “Nothing Will Be Impossible with God: Theology in the Lukan Story,” at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.

Donald Juel, professor of New Testament, is battling a very serious illness and the medical prognosis is not encouraging. Dr. Juel is at home in Princeton with his wife, Lynda. He and his family are in the prayers of the Princeton community. He welcomes, and is encouraged by, cards and letters, which can be addressed to him at the Seminary.

James Lapsley, professor of pastoral theology emeritus, serves as president of a symphony orchestra in the Phoenix area, preaches occasionally, and contributes journal articles to Pastoral Psychology.

Samuel Moffett, professor of ecumenics and mission emeritus, was a panelist and plenary speaker at the Global Center of Beeson Divinity School/Samford University’s missions conference, “A Light to the Nations,” in Birmingham, Alabama, in September.

Gertrude Scheide, wife of trustee emeritus William Scheide, died on November 18, 2002, in Princeton, New Jersey.

John Stewart, associate professor of ministry and evangelism, was recently recognized as Distinguished Alumnus in Academia by Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, where he earned his M.Div. in 1959.

D. Campbell Wyckoff, professor of Christian education emeritus, grieves the loss of his wife, Mildred M. Wyckoff, who died July 26, 2002, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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