Dr. Walter C. Kaiser Jr. to Speak at Cedarville University

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio—Renowned Old Testament scholar Dr. Walter C. Kaiser Jr. will speak at Cedarville University on Monday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center. Kaiser is the Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, Mass.). Prior to coming to Gordon-Conwell, Kaiser taught Bible and archaeology at Wheaton College and taught in the Old Testament department of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. During his years at Trinity, Kaiser served as senior vice president of education, academic dean, and senior vice president of distance learning and ministries. Kaiser has contributed to such publications as "Journal for the Study of Old Testament," "Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society," "Christianity Today," "Westminster Theological Journal," and "Evangelical Quarterly." He has also written numerous books, some of which are: "Toward an Old Testament Theology;" "Ecclesiastes: Total Life;" "Toward an Exegetical Theology: Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching;" "Hard Sayings of the Old Testament;" "Communicator`s Commentary: Micah to Malachi;" "Leviticus" in "The New Interpreter`s Bible;" "Exodus" in the "Expositor`s Bible Commentary;" "The Messiah in the Old Testament;" and "A History of Israel." He co-authored "An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics: The Search for Meaning." Most recently, he has authored P"reaching and Teaching from the Old Testament." Kaiser received his A.B. from Wheaton College and a B.D. from Wheaton Graduate School of Theology. He has earned both a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Mediterranean studies from Brandeis University. A recipient of the Danforth Teacher Study Grant, Kaiser is a member of the Wheaton College Scholastic Honor Society. Kaiser`s lecture is free, and the public is invited. For more information, contact the public relations office at 937-766-7808. -30-