List of Fuller Theological Seminary people
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This List of Fuller Theological Seminary people includes alumni and current and former faculty of Fuller Theological Seminary.
- Leith Anderson (D.Min), former president and current president of National Association of Evangelicals.
- Rob Bell (M.Div), author of Velvet Elvis, founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church.
- James Brenneman, (M.Div) President of Goshen College
- Bill Bright (B.D), founder of Campus Crusade for Christ.
- Samuel Chu (M. Div.), founding executive director of California Faith for Equality, President of One LA-Industrial Areas Foundation, Fellow at Center for Religion and Civic Culture at University of Southern California.
- Craig Detweiler (M.Div., Ph.D.), filmmaker, author, cultural commentator, professor at Pepperdine University
- Richard Krejcir (M.Div., Ph.D.), teaching pastor, Director of Into Thy Word Ministries, Theologian at the Francis Schaeffer Institute of Church Leadership, and author of several books, including The New Exodus Why People Leave the Church and How to Invite Them Back
- Robert Grant, founder of the Christian Voice organization.
- Wilfred Graves, Jr. (M.Div., Ph.D.), author of In Pursuit of Wholeness: Experiencing God's Salvation for the Total Person.
- Joon Gon Kim, founder of Korea Campus Crusade for Christ.
- Timothy Headington, businessman, film producer, real estate developer
- Gregory C. Horn, U.S. Navy rear admiral.
- Tony Jones (M.Div), national coordinator of "Emergent" a growing, generative friendship of missional Christians and author of many books including The New Christians
- John C. Maxwell (D.Min), evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 50 books, primarily focusing on leadership.
- John Ortberg, teaching pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, and author of several books including The Life You've Always Wanted and If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat.
- Les Parrott III, Ph.D., professor of clinical psychology for Seattle Pacific University, author, and motivational speaker.
- John Piper (B.D), author, theologian and senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
- John D. Robb, Chairman of the International Prayer Council
- Jean-Jacques Suurmond, Dutch pastor and psychotherapist, author of Word and Spirit at Play, writes a widely read column on faith and spirituality in the daily Trouw.
- Miroslav Volf (M.A), influential theologian and Yale Divinity School professor. Director of the Yale Center for Culture and Faith.
- Rick Warren (D.Min), pastor of Saddleback Church and author of The Purpose Driven Church and the best-selling hardback book in U.S. publishing history, The Purpose Driven Life.
- James White, Director of Alpha and Omega Ministries.
- Anthony C. Yu (S.T.B), religion and literary scholar; translator of Journey to the West. Professor at the University of Chicago.
- Todd H. Speidell (M.Div., Ph.D.), theologian and author
- Gleason Archer, influential Biblical scholar and theologian. Taught at Fuller from 1948-65.
- Edward John Carnell (1919–1967) was the author of Introduction to Christian Apologetics, A Philosophy of the Christian Religion, and many other books. He served as seminary President from 1954-59.
- Richard J. Foster, former Fuller professor. A theologian and author of Celebration of Discipline - named by Christianity Today as one of the 100 Best Religious Books of the 20th Century.
- Charles H. Kraft, linguist and anthropologist. Proponent of the Third Wave of the Holy Spirit Movement. The Sun-Hee Kwak Professor of Anthropology and Intercultural Communication at Fuller.
- George Eldon Ladd, professor of New Testament exegesis and theology. During a time when dispensationalism held sway over evangelicalism, Ladd was a proponent of the Historic Premillennialist perspective and the "already/not yet" concept of the Kingdom of God.
- William Sanford La Sor, professor of Old Testament
- Richard Muller, professor of Church History/Historical Theology. Noted Calvin and Post-Reformation scholar. Currently teaches at Calvin Theological Seminary.
- J. Edwin Orr (1912–1987), professor of missiology, and authority on European and American Protestant Revival movements and history.
- Robert N. Schaper (1922-2007), former Dean of the Chapel and Arthur DeKruyter/Christ Church Oak Brook Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology.
- Lewis B. Smedes (1921–2002), influential theologian and writer. Author of Forgive and Forget. Formerly Professor of Theology and Ethics and taught at Fuller for twenty-five years.
- Glen Stassen (1936-2014), Christian ethicist and son of Harold Stassen. Formerly the Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller.
- Thomas Talbott, a professor of philosophy at Willamette University who is controversial in theological circles for his vigorous defense of the doctrine of Christian universal salvation. Taught at Fuller for three years early in his career.
- C. Peter Wagner, former professor of Church Growth at Fuller Theological Seminary. Coined the term Third Wave; founder of Global Harvest Ministries, and co-founder of the World Prayer Center.
- Neil Clark Warren, former dean of the School of Psychology. Founder of eHarmony.
- Mel White, former Professor of Communications and Preaching. Infamous within Evangelical Christianity due to his sexuality and ministry to homosexuals following his departure from the Evangelical Protestant movement.
- John Wimber, pastor and founder of the Vineyard Movement. Wimber directed the Charles E. Fuller Institute of Evangelism and Church Growth from 1974–1978 and later served as an adjunct professor at Fuller.
- Charles Woodbridge, one of the original recruits for the founding faculty, joined in 1950, resigned in 1957 over neo-evangelicalist leanings. President of the Evangelical Theological Society.
- Miroslav Volf, influential theologian and currently the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School. Author of Exclusion and Embrace, named by Christianity Today as one of the 100 most important religion books of the 20th century. Volf taught at Fuller from 1991-1998.
- David Augsburger, Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and Anabaptist author.
- Justin L. Barrett, Director of the Thrive Center for Human Development, Thrive Professor of Developmental Science, and Professor of Psychology.
- Warren S. Brown, director of the Lee Edward Travis Research Institute and Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology. He also served as the principal editor and contributor to Whatever Happened to the Soul?: Scientific and Theological Portraits of Human Nature (1998) and was editor and contributor to Understanding Wisdom: Sources, Science and Society (2000).
- Chapman Chap Clark, Associate Provost of Strategic Projects and Professor of Youth, Family and Culture. He loves teaching the DMin courses in Youth, Family and Culture. While some may say he abandons them, he actually is very dedicated to encouraging them in ministry. Chap has also authored numerous books on youth ministry.
- Oliver D. Crisp, Professor of Systematic Theology and an expert in philosophical theology.
- William Dyrness, Dean of the School of Theology from 1990 to 2000 and current professor of theology and culture.
- John Goldingay, David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament
- Joel B. Green, Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament Interpretation.
- Seyoon Kim, Professor of New Testament and former Associate Dean for Korean Doctor of Ministry Program.
- Richard Mouw, influential Christian philosopher, ethicist and author. President of Fuller (1993-2013).
- Nancey Murphy, notable philosopher of science and Christian theologian. Known for her works on religion and science. Author of Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning, winner of prizes from the American Academy of Religion and the Templeton Foundation.