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Induction of Dr Alistair Wilson

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We are delighted to announce the induction of Dr Alistair Wilson to the position of lecturer in New Testament and Mission at Edinburgh Theological Seminary (ETS).

This took place on Friday, 16th February at 7:30 pm in St Columbas Free Church, Johnston Ter, Edinburgh EH12 PW.

Alistair joined the ETS faculty in January and has a PhD in New Testament studies from the University of Aberdeen. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh and the Free Church College (now Edinburgh Theological Seminary), Alistair was an Associate Pastor in Inverness before moving to Highland Theological College where he taught New Testament from 1996 to 2005. He was then appointed to Dumisani Theological Institute, King William’s Town, South Africa, becoming Principal in 2006. Alistair returned to Highland Theological College in January 2015, where he has taught until the present time.

ETS Principal Iver Martin, who was delighted by the new appointment, said, "Dr Wilson possesses the qualifications and experience which ETS currently needs in the development of our new Missions Centre. We are thrilled that he has accepted this appointment and look forward to the important contribution he will make to the Seminary as a member of our full time teaching staff."

As well as having written several published works, Alistair has been Editor of The Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology and New Testament Review Editor of Themelios. He is an Adjunct (‘Extraordinary’ in South African terminology) Professor of New Testament in the Research Unit for Reformed Theology, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the New Testament Society of South Africa.

Please do continue to pray for all we seek to do in the name of the Lord.