Louis Goldberg, ThD (1923-2002) Legacy Professor

Education:

  • Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Postdoctoral work in Jewish studies
  • Grace Theological Seminary, ThD
  • Roosevelt University, MA
  • Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, BD and ThM
  • University of Southern California, BS

Teaching Career:

  • Professor of Theology and Jewish Studies, Moody Bible Institute (1965-1994)
  • Recipient of the prestigious Faculty Citation award from the Moody Bible Institute Alumni Association (1977)
  • Professor, Temple Baptist Theological Seminary (1962-1965)
  • Spent summers touring and teaching in the Holy Land and preaching to Jewish congregations around the globe
  • Teacher, Russian Bible Institute

Other Career Highlights:

  • In 1968, Israel’s government invited Dr. Goldberg to document the Israel people; he spent more than 30 summers interviewing political, social, and religious leaders in an effort to understand the Jewish culture
  • Pastor at various churches in Illinois, Iowa, New York, and Tennessee
  • Member of the advisory board of the American Messianic Fellowship
  • Secretary/treasurer of the American Association for Jewish Evangelism
  • President of the Evangelical Theological Society (1983)
  • Member of the Evangelical Theological Society—frequent speaker and presenter
  • Upon his death, Jews for Jesus renamed its official headquarters’ library in New York City in his honor
  • Hailed as a “man of peace” by Jews for Jesus founder, Moshe Rosen
  • Named Scholar in Residence of Jews for Jesus (1994)
  • Raised in an orthodox Jewish home

Publications:

  • Regular contributor to numerous periodicals, including several contributions to the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
  • Numerous books, including Our Jewish Friends, How Jewish Is Christianity? and God, Torah, Messiah

Courses Taught

Messianic Prophecy
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