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