Presenter Information

Cedarville University


Cedarville, Staley, Duane Litfin

Start Date

2-14-1995 10:00 AM

End Date

2-16-1995 11:00 AM


Lecture Theme: The Proclamation Principle: A Lifelong Approach to Ministry


Dr. Duane Litfin became Wheaton College's seventh president on August 1, 1993, succeeding Dr. J. Richard Chase.

Dr. Litfin earned a B.S. degree in biblical studies from Philadelphia College of the Bible, a Th.M. degree in Christian education from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Ph.D. degree in interpersonal communication from Purdue University, and a D.Phil. degree in New Testament studies from Oxford University.

He came to Wheaton College from Memphis, Tennessee where he had served the 1,900-member congregation of First Evangelical Church as Senior Pastor since 1984. For ten years prior to that, he was Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. He also taught at Purdue University and Indiana University.

Dr. Litfin is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. His writings have appeared in numerous journals and Christian periodicals. He has written a textbook titled Public Speaking: A Handbook for Christians and has edited, with Haddon Robinson, another volume titled Recent Homiletical Thought. He recently finished the writing of another book, St. Paul's Theology of Proclamation, which will be published later this year by Cambridge University Press.

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Feb 14th, 10:00 AM Feb 16th, 11:00 AM

1994-1995 Program Overview

Lecture Theme: The Proclamation Principle: A Lifelong Approach to Ministry


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