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Stephane Beaulieu

Stephane Beaulieu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

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Stephane Beaulieu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Stéphane A. Beaulieu teaches Old Testament and earned a PhD in Religion (Old Testament) from Andrews University. His dissertation investigated the identity and role of the servant in Isaiah 42:1-9. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Adventist Society for Religious Studies, Adventist Theological Society, Evangelical Theological Society, and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He served as president and vice-president of the Seminary Doctoral Club. Stéphane has presented papers at scholarly events and published several articles. His book, “Behold! My Servant”:An Exegetical and Theological Study of the Identity and Role of the Servant in Isaiah 42:1-9, will be published by Gorgias Press in Fall 2015. Prior to joining the faculty of PUC, he was an adjunct professor at the Andrews University Theological Seminary and the undergrad Religion Department, taught at Southwestern Adventist University, and pastored for nearly six years in two successive church districts (with both English and French churches) in the Maritime Conference (Canada). He is married to Melanie, an administrative management professional and a pianist.


Degrees

B.A., Canadian University College
2001
M.A., Global University
2008
Ph.D., Andrews University
2014

Katrina Blue

Katrina Blue, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology and Christian Spirituality

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Katrina Blue, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology and Christian Spirituality

Katrina Blue specializes in teaching theology and Christian spirituality. Her Ph.D. dissertation is on “Union with Christ in the Writings of Ellen G. White.” She has presented papers at the Ellen G. White Symposium on the Holy Flesh Movement, and has published articles in the Ellen White Symposium Journal, a series on Paul in Galatians for the Compass Magazine, as well as Spectrum magazine. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Adventist Society for Religious Studies, and the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. She has worked as a teaching assistant at Fuller Theological Seminary, a hospital chaplain, associate pastor (intern), and as an adjunct professor at Andrews University in the undergrad Religion Department as well as in the Theological Seminary. She is married to David, an anesthesiologist.


Degrees

B.A. Hons, Monash University
1995
M.A.I.C.S., Fuller Theological Seminary
2002
M.A.T., Fuller Theological Seminar
2008
Ph.D., Andrews University
2015

Young-Chun Kim

Young-Chun Kim, M.Div.

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

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Young-Chun Kim, M.Div.

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

Young-Chun Kim specializes in soteriology (the study of religious doctrines of salvation), Karl Barth and Martin Luther. He has worked as a teaching assistant, lecturer, consultant, and instructor-in-training at Fuller Theological Seminary and has taught English at the SDA Language Institute in Seoul, Korea. Kim has played the violin for over 30 years and enjoys drawing, traveling and learning new languages. The example of his family serves as a constant inspiration in his life.


Degrees

B.A. in Theology, Andrews University
2000
B.A. in Spanish Studies, Andrews University
2000
M.Div., Andrews Theological Seminary
2004

Jean Sheldon

Jean Sheldon, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

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Jean Sheldon, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

L. Jean Sheldon, professor, specializes in Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East. She has worked as an instructor of religion at Hong Kong Adventist College, a graduation analyst for PUC, and a religion professor. Recently she has been working on "Mother Versus Child: A Feminist and Comparative Look at Exodus 21:22-25," in preparation for publication in a book to be published by Phoenix Sheffield. She enjoys writing, gardening, music, and cat psychology.


Degrees

B.A., Andrews University
1982
M.A., Loma Linda University
1984
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union and University of California, Berkeley
2002

James Wibberding

James Wibberding, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Applied Theology and Biblical Studies

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James Wibberding, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Applied Theology and Biblical Studies


Degrees

B.A., Southern Adventist University
2000
M.Div., Andrews University
2004
D.Min., Andrews University
2010

Ross Winkle

Ross Winkle, Ph.D. - Chair

Professor of New Testament

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Ross Winkle, Ph.D. - Chair

Professor of New Testament

Professor Ross E. Winkle teaches biblical studies. He has a professional focus in the New Testament and wrote his doctoral dissertation was on clothing imagery in the book of Revelation. He is a member of the Andrews Society for Religious Studies, Society of Biblical Literature, and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He has received several PUC Faculty Development Research and Honors awards as well as two Herber Faculty Development Awards. He has been a student missionary in Tokyo, Japan, a chaplain in Portland, Ore., and a pastor for thirteen years in three successive church districts in Oregon. He is an ordained minister and occasionally leads adult Sabbath School discussions on campus and preaches in surrounding churches. He is married to Darla, a health professional, and they have three children: Tristan, Elise, and Alexis.


Degrees

B.A., Walla Walla College
1983
M.Div., Andrews University Theological Seminary
1987
Ph.D., Andrews University
2012