Robert K. Johnston

 Robert K. Johnston
AddressFuller Theological Seminary
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91182

Professor of Theology and Culture, Fuller Theological Seminary

A.B., Stanford University,
B.D., Fuller Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., Duke University,

Robert Johnston joined the faculty of Fuller in 1993, serving as provost until 1995 and now serving as professor of theology and culture. He brought with him 20 years of teaching, ecclesial, and academic administrative experience, including 11 years as dean and provost at North Park College and Theological Seminary.

Johnston has published in a variety of fields, including selected Old Testament topics, evangelical theology, and, most recently, theology and film. His recent books include Useless Beauty (2004), Finding God in the Movies (co-written with Catherine Barsotti, 2004), Life Is Not Work/Work Is Not Life (co-written with J. Walker Smith, 2001), and Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue, 2nd edition (2000, 2006). He is editor of Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline (Baker Academic, 2007), general editor of the New International Biblical Commentary Series, Old Testament (Hendrickson), and co-editor of both the “Engaging Culture” and the “Exegeting Culture” series for Baker Academic Books. A past president of the American Theological Society and the recipient of two major research grants from the Luce Foundation, Johnston is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church. His courses include Systematic Theology, Theology and Film, Theology and Contemporary Literature, and Constructive Evangelical Theology.

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