Notable Former Professors

Edward J. Young

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Born: November 29, 1907
Died: February 14, 1968

Stanford University (A.B., 1929)
Westminster Theological Seminary (Th.B., Th.M., 1935)
Dropsie College (Ph.D., 1943)

Minister in the Presbyterian Church, USA, 1935-1936
Minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1936 until his death
Professor of Old Testament, Westminster, 1936 until his death

Representative Books
Old Testament Introduction (1949)
The Prophecy of Daniel (commentary, 1949)
My Servants the Prophets (1952)
Thy Word is Truth (1957)
The Book of Isaiah (commentary, 1965-1972)


#2.  Westminster alumni serve as presidents or academic deans of seminaries and Bible colleges around the world.
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"God has used surprising tools to advance His Kingdom. Some of the more famous are Moses’ staff, Jael’s nail, David’s sling, and the child’s lunch. Each of these were used to point to Christ, to advance God’s Kingdom, to train God’s people, and to reach the world – just like Westminster Seminary!"