Our guest today is Dr Alistair Wilson, Mission and New Testament lecturer at Edinburgh Theological Seminary. Alistair has a PhD in New Testament studies from the University of Aberdeen.
After graduating from the University of Edinburgh and the Free Church College (now Edinburgh Theological Seminary), Alistair was an Associate Pastor in Inverness before moving to Highland Theological College where he taught New Testament from 1996 to 2005. He was then appointed to Dumisani Theological Institute, King William’s Town, South Africa, becoming Principal in 2006. Alistair returned to Highland Theological College in January 2015, where he has taught until the present time.
As well as having written several published works, Alistair has been Editor of The Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology and New Testament Review Editor of Themelios. He is an Adjunct (‘Extraordinary’ in South African terminology) Professor of New Testament in the Research Unit for Reformed Theology, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the New Testament Society of South Africa.
Dr Wilson’s research interests include missionary thought and activity in early Christianity, ‘missional readings’ of Scripture, Matthew’s Gospel, Luke’s Gospel, Colossians and Philemon, eschatological views in early Christianity.
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