Graduate Theological Foundation Awards Krister Stendahl Medal To Christo Lombaard
Graduate Theological Foundation has awarded the prestigious Krister Stendahl Medal in Biblical Studies to Professor Christo Lombaard in recognition of his outstanding scholarship in the emerging field of Biblical Spirituality.
Mishawaka, Indiana (I-Newswire) March 5, 2013 - Graduate Theological Foundation has awarded the prestigious Krister Stendahl Medal in Biblical Studies to Professor Christo Lombaard in recognition of his outstanding scholarship in the emerging field of Biblical Spirituality. He has also been named an Honorary Fellow.
A native South African, Lombaard serves as Professor of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa. Among his areas of expertise is biblical spirituality, which is the science of the spiritual life as revealed in the Bible. His latest work on the subject, “The Old Testament and Christian Spirituality: Theoretical and Practical Essays from a South African Perspective” was published in May 2012 as part of the Society of Biblical Literature series, “International Voices in Biblical Studies.”
In his role as a research-oriented scholar, Lombaard has published two monographs, edited and co-authored five books, contributed 15 chapters to other books, published 60 journal articles and participated in numerous conference and seminar presentations. He is currently co-directing an international research project on Song of Songs.
Lombaard holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Johannesburg, a Bachelor of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy from the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, and a Doctor of Divinity degree in Old Testament Studies from the University of Pretoria.
The Krister Stendahl Medal was established by Graduate Theological Foundation in honor of the late Dean of Harvard Divinity School, who took an early and enthusiastic interest in the institution’s commitment to religious pluralism. Past recipients include The Revd Professor John Barton of Oriel College, University of Oxford and Rabbi Dr. David Aaron of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
About Graduate Theological Foundation
Since its founding in 1962, the Graduate Theological Foundation has become recognized the world over More.. as a premier non-profit educational institution for ministry professionals and as a leader in ecumenical and interreligious education that encourages pluralism, fosters dialogue and supports academic excellence. We engage in scholarly research, academic publishing, awarding of professional and academic degrees across a range of disciplines, and awarding of fellowships and grants.Less..
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