Category Archives: Dissertations Defended

Congratulations to Austin Surls!

Congratulations to Austin Surls for successfully defending his dissertation, “Finding the Meaning of the Divine Name in the Book of Exodus: From Etymology to Literary Onomastics.” In his dissertation, Austin argues that YHWH progressively revealed the meaning of his name … Continue reading

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Congratulations to James Gordon!

Congratulations to James Gordon for successfully defending his dissertation on December 12th. His dissertation, “The Holy One in Our Midst: A Dogmatic Defense of the Extra Calvinisticum” provides a cumulative case argument for the extra Calvinisticum. After examining the objections to the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Brittany Kim!

Among the graduates this spring from Wheaton’s doctoral program was our friend and colleague, Brittany Kim, graduating with a degree in Biblical Theology—Old Testament. Her graduation followed the successful defense of her dissertation on February 21st entitled, “‘Enlarge the Place of … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Matthew Patton!

On September 13th of this fall, Matthew Patton successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Hope for a Tender Sprig: Jehoiachin in Biblical Theology.” His supervisor was Daniel Block, his second reader was Richard Schultz, and his external reader was Mark Boda. … Continue reading

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Published NT Dissertation Released

Another published Wheaton dissertation is hot off the press. Chee-Chiew Lee earned her PhD in NT under Dr. Douglas Moo in 2011, becoming the first woman to have completed the program. Dr. Moo hails her dissertation as an exegetically sensitive … Continue reading

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Published OT Dissertation to be Released Soon

Dr. Daniel Owens received his doctorate from Wheaton College in 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Block. Hassell Bullock and M. Daniel Carroll also served on his committee. Now he joins a long and growing list of Wheaton PhD alumni who … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Hank Voss!

Congratulations belongs to another Wheaton student for a successful dissertation defense. On May 1st, Hank Voss defended his dissertation, “The Priesthood of All Believers and the Missio Dei: A Canonical, Catholic and Contextual Perspective.” Hank’s dissertation connects the biblical-theological concept … Continue reading

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