Dr Zachary Purvis

View all staff Dr Zachary Purvis Lecturer & Postgraduate Supervisor Church History [email protected] Dr Purvis has taught church history and theology at Edinburgh Theological Seminary since 2021. He received his MA in Historical Theology from Westminster Seminary California and went on to earn his Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) from the University of Oxford in 2014. … Read more

Ben Castaneda

View all staff Dr Ben Castaneda Course Organiser and Lecturer Greek and New Testament [email protected] Hailing from the great state of Texas in the United States, Ben teaches Greek and New Testament at ETS. Having felt a call to the ministry as a teenager, he received an MDiv from Westminster Seminary California and earned a … Read more

Alistair Wilson

View all staff Dr Alistair Wilson Lecturer & Postgraduate Supervisor Mission and New Testament, Director of Postgraduate Studies [email protected] Dr Alistair Wilson is Lecturer in Mission and New Testament at Edinburgh Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 2018. He is a minister of the Free Church of Scotland. He holds a PhD in New … Read more

Daniel Sladek

View all staff Daniel Sladek Course Organiser & Lecturer Old Testament and Hebrew [email protected] Daniel is Course Organiser for Old Testament and Hebrew. Originally from Iowa, USA, he is married to Marion and they have three teenage sons. Daniel completed an MDiv at Westminster Theological Seminary in California. After serving in pastoral ministry for seven … Read more

Bob Akroyd

View all staff Dr Bob Akroyd Lecturer and Postgraduate Supervisor Systematic Theology and Practical Theology [email protected] Bob Akroyd hails from New Jersey.  He studied History at the University of Virginia and then came to Edinburgh to study Scottish and Irish Nationalism.  Bob graduated from the Free Church College in 1999 and became the assistant minister … Read more

Iver Martin

View all staff Principal Iver Martin Principal & Lecturer [email protected] Principal Iver Martin’s first degree was a BSc in Electronic Engineering after studying at Robert Gordon’s University in Aberdeen. He then spent 12 years in the microelectronics industry as a process engineer and consultant before returning to study at Edinburgh Theological Seminary in preparation for … Read more