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Daniel Darko

Professor of New Testament

A native of Ghana, Dan served in administrative and ministerial roles as a Director of Youth for Christ (Ghana), Dean of Students at the Evangelical Theological Seminary (Croatia), University/Seminary chaplain and local church pastoral positions in Ghana, Croatia, England and the United States. Prior to teaching at Gordon College, he taught at Central University (Ghana) and the University of Scranton, PA (Jesuit). He is a Visiti ... more ➔

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Ted Hildebrandt

Professor of Biblical Studies

Ted teaches Old and New Testament History and Literature as well as first year Greek. He taught for two decades at Grace College and Seminary in Indiana and for much of that time in the maximum security prison at Michigan City. His areas of scholarly endeavor are in the Hebrew poetic books, and particularly Psalms and Proverbs. Currently he is focusing on and experimenting with making evangelical biblical studies scholarship and courses availa ... more ➔

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Amy Hughes

Assistant Professor of Theology

Amy Brown Hughes received her Ph.D. in historical theology with an emphasis on early Christianity from Wheaton College in 2013. Her dissertation “‘Chastely I Live for Thee’: Virginity as Bondage and Freedom in Origen of Alexandria, Methodius of Olympus, and Gregory of Nyssa” explores how early Christian virgins contributed substantively to the development of Christology. While at Wheaton, she was privileged to work with ... more ➔

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Steve Hunt

Steven Hunt

Professor of New Testament

Born and bred in a windy city out in the mid-west, Steve came to Gordon in 2001. Focusing on the New Testament, he specializes in literary analysis of the Gospel of John and socio-rhetorical approaches to the letters of Paul. He especially enjoys the “intertextual echoes” embedded in all of these texts.

Together with his colleagues, Prof. D. Francois Tolmie (University of the Free State, South Africa) and Prof. Ruben Zimm ... more ➔

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Elaine Phillips

Elaine Phillips

Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies

After receiving her undergraduate degree in social psychology from Cornell University and the Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary, Elaine Phillips, along with her husband, Perry, studied and taught for three years in Israel. Upon their return, they taught at a small Christian junior college outside of Philadelphia from 1979-1992 and Elaine earned her Ph.D. in rabbinic literature from The Dropsie College for Hebrew and ... more ➔

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Marvin Wilson

Harold John Ockenga Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies

Marv Wilson has taught Old Testament, Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Gordon since 1971. Previously, he taught eight years at Barrington College. Dr. Wilson has published two widely used textbooks: Our Father Abraham: Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith (Eerdmans) and its sequel, Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage: A Christian Theology of Roots and Renewal (Eerdmans). He is co-author (with Edwin Yamauchi) of the new f ... more ➔

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Mark Cannister

Professor of Christian Ministries
Chair, Department of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries

Mark Cannister is the author of Teenagers Matter: Making Student Ministry a Priority in the Church (Baker Academic), and a contributing author to Teaching the Next Generations: A Comprehensive Guide for Teaching Christian Formation (Baker Academ ... more ➔

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dandarko

Daniel Darko

Professor of New Testament

A native of Ghana, Dan served in administrative and ministerial roles as a Director of Youth for Christ (Ghana), Dean of Students at the Evangelical Theological Seminary (Croatia), University/Seminary chaplain and local church pastoral positions in Ghana, Croatia, England and the United States. Prior to teaching at Gordon College, he taught at Central University (Ghana) and the University of Scranton, PA (Jesuit). He is a Visiti ... more ➔

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tedhildebrandt

Ted Hildebrandt

Professor of Biblical Studies

Ted teaches Old and New Testament History and Literature as well as first year Greek. He taught for two decades at Grace College and Seminary in Indiana and for much of that time in the maximum security prison at Michigan City. His areas of scholarly endeavor are in the Hebrew poetic books, and particularly Psalms and Proverbs. Currently he is focusing on and experimenting with making evangelical biblical studies scholarship and courses availa ... more ➔

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amyhughes

Amy Hughes

Assistant Professor of Theology

Amy Brown Hughes received her Ph.D. in historical theology with an emphasis on early Christianity from Wheaton College in 2013. Her dissertation “‘Chastely I Live for Thee’: Virginity as Bondage and Freedom in Origen of Alexandria, Methodius of Olympus, and Gregory of Nyssa” explores how early Christian virgins contributed substantively to the development of Christology. While at Wheaton, she was privileged to work with ... more ➔

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Steve Hunt

Steven Hunt

Professor of New Testament

Born and bred in a windy city out in the mid-west, Steve came to Gordon in 2001. Focusing on the New Testament, he specializes in literary analysis of the Gospel of John and socio-rhetorical approaches to the letters of Paul. He especially enjoys the “intertextual echoes” embedded in all of these texts.

Together with his colleagues, Prof. D. Francois Tolmie (University of the Free State, South Africa) and Prof. Ruben Zimm ... more ➔

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Sharon Ketcham

Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries

Sharon Galgay Ketcham joined the faculty at Gordon in 2004 after serving a church in Knoxville, TN for nearly ten years. Her experience includes serving at local and denominational levels, writing curriculum, training leaders, and speaking engagements. Sharon is active in organizations that promote the study of Christian ministries and is committed to empowering churches to incorporate youth as integral to congregation ... more ➔

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Elaine Phillips

Elaine Phillips

Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies

After receiving her undergraduate degree in social psychology from Cornell University and the Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary, Elaine Phillips, along with her husband, Perry, studied and taught for three years in Israel. Upon their return, they taught at a small Christian junior college outside of Philadelphia from 1979-1992 and Elaine earned her Ph.D. in rabbinic literature from The Dropsie College for Hebrew and ... more ➔

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Robert Whittet

Professor of Christian Ministries
Director of Church Relations

Rev. Bob Whittet has nearly three decades of youth ministry experience in his background, much of it in New England, and serves as an advisor and board member for a number of national and regional ministries. Bob is committed to the life-changing effect that cross-cultural youth ministry has on young people and is committed to helping students discover their leadership potential through the Center for Student Leadership.

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Marvin Wilson

Harold John Ockenga Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies

Marv Wilson has taught Old Testament, Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Gordon since 1971. Previously, he taught eight years at Barrington College. Dr. Wilson has published two widely used textbooks: Our Father Abraham: Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith (Eerdmans) and its sequel, Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage: A Christian Theology of Roots and Renewal (Eerdmans). He is co-author (with Edwin Yamauchi) of the new f ... more ➔

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