Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Established1897; 124 years ago (1897)
AffiliationEvangelical Free Church of America
PresidentNicholas Perrin
2065 Half Day Road
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United States
CampusSuburban Edit this at Wikidata

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is an academic divinity school founded in 1897 and located in the northern Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois. It is part of and located on the main campus of Trinity International University. TEDS is one of the largest seminaries in the world, enrolling more than 1,200 graduate students in professional and academic programs, including more than 150 in its Ph.D. programs. The most popular degree at the school, the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree, prepares pastors, educators, and missionaries for many kinds of service. The school also offers a range of more focused Master of Arts programs in mental health counseling, theological studies, New Testament, Old Testament, and other disciplines.

TEDS is affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America and is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. It publishes the Trinity Journal.

Notable faculty[edit]

  • Gleason Archer - Former Professor of Old Testament and Semitics (1965-1986)
  • Barry J. Beitzel - Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Semitic Languages (1976-2016)
  • D. A. Carson - New Testament Scholar and Emeritus Professor of New Testament
  • John S. Feinberg - Chair of the Department and Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology
  • Paul D. Feinberg - Late Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion
  • Norman Geisler - Former Chair, Department of Philosophy of Religion (1970-1979)
  • Murray J. Harris - Professor Emeritus of New Testament Exegesis and Theology
  • James K. Hoffmeier - Egyptologist and professor of Old Testament and ancient near eastern history
  • S. Lewis Johnson Jr. - Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology (1980-1985)
  • John Warwick Montgomery - Professor of Church History (1964-1974)
  • Harold A. Netland - Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Intercultural Studies and the Naomi A. Fausch Chair of Missions
  • Grant R. Osborne - Late Professor of New Testament and author of The Hermeneutical Spiral
  • Clark H. Pinnock - Late Professor of Systematic Theology
  • Kevin J. Vanhoozer - Research Professor of Systematic Theology
  • Keith E. Yandell - Affiliate Professor of Philosophy
  • Wayne Grudem - Former Chair of Biblical and Systematic Theology department
  • Willem A. VanGemeren - Former Professor of Old Testament
  • John D. Woodbridge - Research Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought

Notable alumni[edit]

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Coordinates: 42°11′52.5″N 87°52′51.8″W / 42.197917°N 87.881056°W / 42.197917; -87.881056