David D. Bundy

 David D. Bundy

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Pasadena, CA 91105

Research Professor of World Christian Studies, New York Theological Seminary
Visiting Lecturer, Nazarene Theological College, Manchester

B.A., Seattle Pacific University,
M.Div., Th.M., Asbury Theological Seminary,
D.Th., Uppsala University,
Licentiate, Universite Catholique de Louvain,

David Bundy is Research Professor of World Christian Studies, New York Theological Seminary since 2011, and Honorary Fellow at the Manchester Wesley Research Centre, Nazarene Theological College, Manchester. He has extensive international experience, having served as an invited lecturer in 44 countries and having taught graduate-level courses at institutions in 28 countries. In addition to New York Theological Seminary and Seoul Theological University, he has served at the Institute for University Ministry, the Universite Catholique de Louvain (Chercheur), Asbury Theological Seminary, Christian Theological Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary where he served (2002-2011) as associate provost for Library Services and associate professor of history. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Katholieke Unversiteit te Leuven and Visiting Professor at Seoul Theological University (2014-2016)/Bundy has published two books: Visions of Apostolic Mission: Scandinavian Pentecostal Mission to 1935 (2009) and Keswick: A Bibliographic Introduction to the Higher Life Movements (1975, repr. 1985, 2012), about 300 scholarly articles and more than 200 scholarly book reviews. He contributed a chapter on early Asian and East African Christianities to the Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. 2, and served as co-editor of the refereed scholarly series, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies. Currently he is editor of the refereed series, Studies in World Christian Histories. He has published in scholarly journals, such as Le Museon, Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica, Patristic and Byzantine Review, Augustinianum, Revue des etudes armeniennes, Studia Patristica, Pneuma, Hokma, Wesleyan Theological Journal, Methodist History, Byzantion, Asbury Theological Journal, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, Missiology, International Review of Mission, Mission Studies, ATLA Proceedings, Bulletin of the British Theological and Philosophical Libraries, Encounter, and Lexington Theological Quarterly. He was the founding editor of Bulletin d’arabe chretien (a publication devoted to Christian Arabic studies) and the EPTA Bulletin (now Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association).

Bundy has also made extensive contributions to reference works including the Dictionnaire d’histoire et de gegraphie ecclesastiques, Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, Anchor Bible Dictionary, Dictionary of Religion in America, Blackwell’s Dictionary of Evangelical Biography, Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, Mission Legacies, Dictionary of Missionary Biography, International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, and Norsk pinsekristendom og karismatisk fornyelse.

Bundy has served on the boards of the European Pentecostal Theological Association, North American Patristic Society, American Theological Library Association, Wesleyan Theological Society, and Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, among other corporations and educational institutions. He is a frequent speaker in various congregations and at religious education events. Currently he serves on the Board of the Christian Legacy Trust.

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:

Library science, American religious history, early Asian and African Christian History, Syriac and Armenian history, Pentecostalism (primarily outside North America), Pietism, the Wesleyan/Holiness traditions, history of Christian mission

Areas of Interest

Associate Professor

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