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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Wycliffe College Appoints Dr Justin Stratis as Professor of Theology


TORONTO—Following an international search conducted over nearly five months, Wycliffe College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Justin Stratis as its new Professor of Theology. Dr Stratis will take up the position August 1, 2021.

In his ninth year as Tutor in Christian Doctrine at Trinity College Bristol in the UK, Dr Stratis has the intellectual energy of a young...

Monday, December 16, 2019

Wycliffe College Welcomes Carol Boettcher as New Board Chair

TORONTO—Wycliffe College is pleased to announce the election of Carol Boettcher as Chair of the Board of Trustees. Boettcher was elected to the role by the Board at the Annual General Meeting, Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

A retired senior executive, Boettcher was first appointed to the Board in 2015. Before she retired from full-time work, she was Vice-President of Human Resources and...

Monday, May 13, 2019

Wycliffe College Announces Appointment of Dr. Stephen Chester as New Lord and Lady Coggan Professor of New Testament

TORONTO—Wycliffe College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen Chester to the position of Lord and Lady Coggan Professor of New Testament, effective August 1, 2019. In this role, Dr. Chester will be responsible for teaching a range of courses in New Testament and for supervising doctoral students.

Dr. Chester is an experienced theological educator whose entire career has...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Dr. Mark Elliott to Join Wycliffe College Faculty

TORONTO—Wycliffe College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mark Elliott as part-time Professorial Fellow, beginning April 1, 2019. In his capacity as an Associate Member of the Toronto School of Theology (TST), Dr. Elliott will assist the College in teaching and providing direction for doctoral research in the areas of patristics, the history of the interpretation of Scripture,...

Friday, December 14, 2018

Expert Panel to Explore Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Perspectives on the Human Soul, and Implications for Religious Belief

TORONTO – Next month, three international experts will come together at the University of Toronto to discuss the interrelationship between artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive sciences and religious belief, and other related questions from their distinct perspectives on the issue of what it means to be human.

Discussing the theme, “What Does It Mean To Be Human? Ghosts and Machines”...