Tyndale University College Faculty Update

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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:

  • This summer, Dr. Anthony Hutchinson, Assistant Professor of Human Services, was the keynote speaker at Watson Parojcic’s 17th Annual Benefits Conference, held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in June 2014. The title of his talk was “Healthy Kids, Healthy Parents, Healthy Families.”
  • Dr. Douglas Hayhoe, Associate Professor of Education, lectured at the International Christian Community for Teacher Education Conference on the topic, “Science and Christianity: The Call of Science Educators to be Faithful to both Realities.” The conference was held at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario in May 2014. He also lectured at the American Scientific Affiliation Conference on the topic, “Creation as Gift Event: A New Perspective for Evangelicals?” The conference took place in July 2014 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Dr. Benjamin Reynolds, Associate Professor of New Testament, co-edited the book Reconsidering the Relationship between Biblical and Systematic Theology in the New Testament (series WUNT II/369), published by Mohr Siebeck in July 2014.
  • Dr. Scott Masson, Associate Professor of English, was asked to represent the evangelical perspective on the Sun TV program Being Christian in Modern Canada, which first aired in July 2014. This summer, Dr. Masson was the author of an article published in the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity’s journal, Jubilee, entitled “The Justice Exchange.” Dr. Masson has been working to launch Westminster Classical Christian Academy in Toronto, Ontario, for junior kindergarten to Grade 8. The school will be launched this fall.
  • This summer, Dr. Richard Davis, Professor of Philosophy, co-authored “On Jesus, Derrida and Dawkins: Rejoinder to Joshua Harris,” with Dr. Paul Franks, Associate Professor of Philosophy. The article was published in Philosophia Christi by the Evangelical Philosophical Society. Dr. Davis and Dr. Franks also co-authored the article, “Counterpossibles and the ‘Terrible’ Divine Command Deity,” which was published in the Journal of Religious Studies. Dr. Franks and Dr. Davis also lectured on this topic at the Religious Studies at 50 Conference, which was held at Leeds University in Leeds, England in June 2014.
  • Dr. Bradley Noel, Associate Professor of Christian Studies, was a guest teacher at the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador’s (PAONL) summer camps in Newfoundland. From June 30 to July 4, 2014, he was the morning teacher at the Junior High Youth Camp. Family Camp for the PAONL was held in July 2014, and Dr. Noel was the morning teacher, where he taught 1 Corinthians. The Senior High Youth Camp was held in August 2014, where Dr. Noel was the morning teacher. At both the Junior and Senior High Camps, he taught on hermeneutics, creation, sexuality and the church.

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