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Hi Everyone!
Name:    DR. Shawn Redford
Title:    Professor of New Testament & Missions
Department:    Seminary
Academic Degrees & Education
Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Intercultural Studies
FTS, School of Theology
M.Div. Equivalency Courses
Fuller Theological Seminary
M.A. Intercultural Studies
Purdue University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Academic Appointments & Experience
Kairos University
Professor of New Testament and Missions
Africa International University-Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (AIU-NEGST)
Faculty (Missions Department)
Fuller Theological Seminary
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biblical Theology of Mission
CMF International
Missionary to Kenya
Missiologos Electronic Publications
Co-Founder and Researcher
FTS Housing
Community Coordinator
Greek and Hebrew Educational Resources
Guest Lecturer

Fuller Theological Seminary
Teaching Assistant
Christian Missionary Fellowship
Missionary Intern
*American Society of Missiology Scholarly Monograph Series-2009: ASM award for a dissertation worthy of publication *School of Intercultural Studies Theology Award-2007: Best theological topic treated from a missiological perspective *Glasser Award for Servant Leadership-Fuller Seminary-School of World Mission-1998
Publications & Presentations
Redford, Shawn B. “Mission Theology and Postmodern Social Networks” in Contemporary Mission Theology: Engaging the Nations (American Society of Missiology Series). Robert L. Gallagher, Paul Hertig, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017

Redford, Shawn B. “Innovations in Missiological Hermeneutics” in The State of Missiology Today: Global Innovation in Christian Witness. Charles E. Van Engen, ed. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic 2016

Redford, Shawn B. “Appropriate Hermeneutics” in Appropriate Christianity. Charles H. Kraft, ed. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2005

Redford, Shawn B. “The Contextualization and Translation of Christianity in Acts 9, 22 and 26” in Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context. Paul Hertig and Robert L. Gallagher, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2004

Redford, Shawn B. “Facing the Faceless Frontier: Missiology and the Internet” in Footprints of God: A Narrative Theology of Mission. Charles Van Engen, Nancy Thomas and Rob Gallagher, eds. Monrovia, CA: MARC Publishers, 1999
Glasser, Arthur F. with Charles E. Van Engen, Dean S. Gilliland and Shawn B. Redford eds. Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God’s Mission in the Bible. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2003

Montgomery, Helen Barrett with Shawn B. Redford ed., The Bible and Mission, Revised Edition. Pasadena, CA: Electronically Published, 2000

Redford, Shawn B. Missiological Hermeneutics: Biblical Interpretation for the Global Church. American Society of Missiology Monograph Series 11. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2012

Tippett, Alan R. with Shawn B. Redford, ed. The Jesus Documents. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2012
Biblical Theology of Mission: Introductory Master’s level course in theology of mission, surveying God’s mission throughout Scripture. The overall goal is to prepare the modern day missionary to acquire skills in thematic and missiological hermeneutics to then utilize Scripture as a field guide for addressing mission challenges.

Gospels, The: Bachelor’s and beginning Master’s level course examining the unique nature and missiology of the four Gospels and the expansion of Jesus’ mission. The course is designed to allow the modern day ministries to see the centrality and diversity of Jesus’ mission, as expressed by the four gospel writers in their unique mission fields, acting as a guide to transform and direct today’s mission and ministry efforts.

Hermeneutical Approaches to Scripture: Advanced Masters or Introductory PhD level course examining five hermeneutics in detail, including thematic, missiological, scientific, spiritual, and ethno-hermeneutics. All hermeneutics are presented with case studies. The overall goal is to prepare PhD students to understand and utilize multiple hermeneutical tools, and further equip the student to assess the merits of unknown hermeneutics.

Mission in the Gospels and Acts: Intermediate Master’s level course examining the unique contextual missiology of the four Gospels and Acts. The course is designed to allow the modern day missionary to utilize and incorporate the missiological values of Jesus and the early church while developing transformative skills to guide today’s mission.

Pauline Theology of Missions: Advanced Master’s level course examining the Pauline biblical literature, preparing the modern day missionary to discern God’s missional concerns in the Pauline writings and develop skills that will transform today’s missionary practice (includes textbooks from Dean Gilliland and Roland Allen).
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