CST Faculty Elected to Leadership Roles in Their Professional Organizations
At the recent annual meeting of the Academy of Homiletics in Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Lincoln E. Galloway was elected president. His term continues through the next annual meeting in November of 2014. Dr. Galloway is the K. Morgan Edwards Associate Professor of Homiletics at Claremont School of Theology. A native of Montserrat, Dr. Galloway teaches and researches in the areas of homiletics and New Testament. He is also an active elder in the United Methodist Church.
The Academy of Homiletics was founded in 1965, and now has a membership of nearly 400. Although North American in origin, the academy's membership spans the world. Membership in the Academy of Homiletics is open to teachers and doctoral graduate students of homiletics.
Dr. Marvin A. Sweeney has recently been named Vice President (for Biblical Hebrew) of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH). Dr. Sweeney is a Professor of Hebrew Bible at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Lincoln University and Professor of Tanak at Academy for Jewish Religion California. He specializes in Hebrew Bible studies with a particular focus on prophetic literature.
The NAPH is the primary scholarly organization for the study of Hebrew language and literature from antiquity through modern times. Sweeney will serve as Vice President for four years, President for two years, and Past President for two years.
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