Wilbur M. Smith, DD Legacy Professor

Education:

  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, honorary LittD
  • Dallas Theological Seminary (formerly Evangelical Theological College), DD
  • Wooster College, BA

Teaching Career:

  • Professor of Biblical Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Professor of various Bible and theology classes and administrator, Fuller Theological Seminary (1947-1963)
  • Founded Fuller Theological Seminary with Charles Fuller and Harold Ockenga
  • Professor, Moody Bible Institute (1938-1947)

Other Career Highlights:

  • One of the most important biblical scholars of the 20th century
  • Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1922
  • Leader of congregations in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania
  • Member of several organizations, including The American Society of Biblical Instructors,The Society of Bible Literacy and ExegesisThe Victorian Institute in London, England, and The Association of the American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Editor of the annual Sunday School volumePeloubet’s Select Notes on the International Bible Lessons for Christian Teaching, a collection of the most treasured thoughts and teachings of top-notch Bible scholars
  • Renowned bibliophile, accumulating one of the largest and finest personal Christian libraries in the world
  • Wrote on and preached in the United Kingdom on numerous occasions

Publications:

  • More than 60 volumes on various theological themes
  • Regular contributions to Bibliotheca Sacra, Moody Monthly, and theSunday School Times
  • Numerous books, including A Voice from God,A Watchman on the WallEgypt in Biblical Prophecy, The Supernaturalness of Christ, and his most enduring contribution, Therefore Stand, a work on Christian apologetics that helped to spark an international revival of evangelical scholarship
  • Evangelical Roots: A Tribute to Wilbur Smith, edited by Dr. Kenneth Kantzer, was dedicated to Dr. Smith.

Courses Taught

The Book of Revelation