Tyndale UC Faculty Updates

Friday, November 29, 2013

Tyndale University College has 31 faculty members researching and teaching across a diverse range of academic disciplines. The following are some recent contributions that faculty members have made to their field of research.

  • Presenting at the ASCI Convention on November 8 was Dr. Scott Masson.  The title of his presentation was “Educating Plastic People.” He also spoke at an afternoon seminar entitled: “Leading by Example, not Social Adjustment.” He was a guest speaker at Grace Toronto's Faith & Work Vocation Week on October 30. The topic he covered was “Present Perils and Opportunities for Christians in Academia.”
  • Dr. Benjamin Reynolds will write an article for the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd ed.) called “Logos,” published by Inter-Varsity Press in 2013. He also presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting on November 24 in Baltimore. The title of his paper was, “Jesus as the Apocalyptic Son of Man in the Gospel of John.”
  • Along with three psychology thesis students, Dr. Amanda Azarbehi attended the ONTABA conference in Toronto from November 28-29 where they presented two research posters. Dr. Azarbehi will also be conducting a series of six lectures from September to December designed to equip parents and professionals with both theoretical and practical knowledge on various relevant topics on Autism.
  • Dr. Brad Faught is currently working on a new biography of the British soldier and statesman, Lord Kitchener. Projected to come out during the centenary of the First World War and of his own death in 1916, it is being published by I.B. Tauris of London.
  • On November 14, Dr. Elizabeth Davey was a panelist at the “Remembering C.S. Lewis” event which was held at Seeley Hall Trinity College. In her remarks she focused on Lewis' last fiction work, “Till We Have Faces.” The panel both warmly remembered Lewis and assessed his ongoing contribution to the thinking of our culture today.
  • Dr. Anthony Hutchinson presented at the 2013 National Mentoring Symposium which was held at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta from November 5-7. The title of his lecture was “Mentoring High-Risk, ‘Gang-Involved,’ Youth in Diverse, Priority Urban Neighbourhoods across Canada.”
  • On September 14, Dr. Craig Carter presented at an Evangelical Theological Society event held at Heritage College & Seminary. The title of his lecture was, “Allegory, Authorial Intent and Reading Scripture: Why Evangelicals Should Embrace Patristic Exegesis.”

Stay tuned for next week’s faculty updates from Tyndale Seminary and other weekly news stories from the Tyndale community.


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