Recent Faculty Updates

Monday, June 25, 2018

Prof. Natasha Duquette in the Gladstone LibraryThe Tyndale University College faculty members continue to actively engage in their community and respective fields. They consistently bring a high level of expertise to the classroom, sharing their knowledge and insights with students as they guide them through their academic career. Below is a list of recent and upcoming activities from just a handful of the faculty:

Dr. Craig Carter, Professor of Theology, recently spoke on “A Reformed Protestant Response to John Paul II’s Defence of Humanae Vitae in The Theology of the Body” at the Second Annual Toronto Regional Convivium Irenicum. The event entitled “After Our Likeness: A Protestant Engagement with Catholic Views on Theological Anthropology” was hosted by the Davenant Institute and Wycliffe College in Toronto.

Dr. Natasha Duquette, Professor of English, attended the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Congress at the University of Regina in May 2018. She presented a “Contemplative Sublimity and Port Royal” paper in the Christianity and Literature Study Group of Canada, a subset of ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English). Her paper came out of some of her research at the Gladstone Library in Hawarden, Wales, where she received the Bishop J. R. H. Moorman Scholarship.

Dr. Nathaneal Ojong, Assistant Professor of International Development, attended the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Congress at the University of Regina, Canadian Association for the Study of International Development, from May 30 to June 1, at the University of Regina. Tyndale recently joined the Canadian Consortium for Colleges and Universities Programs in International Development Studies (CCCUPIDS), and Dr. Ojong attended a meeting of the directors of international development programs in Canada. Tyndale is also a member of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID).

Dr. Benjamin Reynolds, Associate Professor of New Testament, recently published "The Son of Man Problem: Critical Readings," an edited volume. For this publication, he enlisted alumni and current students to help with various stages of the project. He is currently working on correcting proofs for the volume "Reading the Gospel of John’s Christology as Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic, and Divine Messiahs" co-edited with Gabriele Boccaccini of the University of Michigan and the founding director of the Enoch Seminar.

Dr. Paul Franks, Associate Professor of Philosophy, is on sabbatical this semester as he edits "Explaining Evil: Four Views," which is scheduled for release this year by Bloomsbury Publishing. Dr. Rich Davis, Professor of Philosophy, is one of the contributors to this book.

Dr. Brad Faught, Professor of History and Global Studies, will be attending the T. E. Lawrence Symposium at St. John’s College, Oxford University, UK, in September 2018. He is currently writing his next book on Edmund Allenby.