Scott W. Sunquist

Rev. Dr. Scott W. Sunquist
Address616 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Donald G. Miller Librarian and Director of the Barbour Library, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1990
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1984
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1976

The Rev. Dr. Scott W. Sunquist is the professor of world christianity. He came to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1995 after teaching and writing at Trinity Theological College in the Republic of Singapore from 1987-1995. Most of Sunquist’s research and writing is in the areas of Asian Christianity, global Christianity, and missiology. He is the editor of A Dictionary of Asian Christianity (Eerdmans 2001) and co-author of A History of the World Christian Movement, Volume I (Orbis Books 2001). Volume II is due out this year. Dr. Sunquist recently published a book with his daughter, Caroline Becker, entitled A History of Presbyterian Missions: 1944-2007 (Geneva Press 2008). His courses at the Seminary are related to mission theology, gospel and culture issues, and world Christianity. Sunquist spends time working with the World Mission Initiative at the Seminary and speaking at mission conferences.
Previous to his Seminary teaching, Sunquist worked with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship for six years in Virginia and Massachusetts, and then studied at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, earning his M.Div. and Princeton Theological Seminary, earning his doctorate.
His wife, Nancy, is an elementary school teacher. They are the parents of four grown children. In his spare time Dr. Sunquist plays basketball and enjoys time with his wife and children.
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