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Wesley Theological Seminary affirms commitment to future of Theological education; announces appointment of new academic dean, fac …

WASHINGTON – Wesley Theological Seminary announced today the appointment of a new academic dean and eight other faculty and administrative positions, effective July 1, 2018.

Wesley President David McAllister-Wilson, author of a new book, A New Church and a New Seminary, stated, “these moves reflect Wesley’s commitment to high standards for theological education and the confidence of our Board of Governors and faculty in the future of our seminary.”

Leading the faculty will be the new Dean, Philip Wingeier-Rayo, Ph.D., currently the Associate Professor of Evangelism, Mission, and Methodist Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas.

Wesley is adding to its internationally recognized academic community some of the most promising scholars from around the United States. This is in keeping with the 136-year old institution’s vision to equip Christians for leadership in the church and the world, advance theological scholarship, and provide a prophetic voice in the public square.

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