Faculty Furman University

(from left, front row) Dr. Alfons Teipen, Dr. Echol Nix
(seated) Dr. Lisa Knight, Dr. Roger Sneed, Dr. David Rutledge
(standing from left) Dr. Sam Britt, Dr. Brian Siegel, Dr. Helen Lee Turner, Dr. Ed Yazijian,
Mr. Peter Valdina, Dr. Claude Stulting, Dr. John Shelley, Dr. Vaughn Crowe-Tipton
*Not Pictured: Dr. Bryan Bibb

The faculty consists of teachers and scholars from various religious perspectives who have studied at some of the finest institutions in this country and abroad. While remaining dedicated to teaching, they are also known for their desire to engage religious perspectives with issues in the contemporary world.

They have published on a wide range of topics including biblical interpretation; Christian thought and history; ethics; religion and science; religion and literature; interreligious dialogue; Muslim-Christian relations; the history of Islam; and South-Asian religions.

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