How are Christ’s resurrection and ascension significant for him personally? How is his exaltation essential for basic issues in the individual appropriation of salvation and the Christian life? These lectures will consider Paul’s apostolic teaching for its bearing on these questions, along with some attention to key issues for interpreting Paul today.

About Richard B. Gaffin, Jr., Th.D.

Dr. Richard Gaffin is Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus, at Westminster Theological Seminary in Glenside, PA. He graduated with a BA from Calvin College, and BD, Th.M. and Th.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has also done graduate studies at Georg-August Universitat in Gottingen, Germany.

Dr. Gaffin is the author of The Centrality of the Resurrection: A Study in Paul’s Soteriology (P&R Publishing Company, 1987), Perspectives on Pentecost: New Testament Teaching on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit (P&R Publishing Company, 1979), Calvin and the Sabbath: The Controversy of Applying the Fourth Commandment(Mentor, 2008), By Faith, Not by Sight: Paul and the Order of Salvation, and Oakhill School of Theology Series(P&R Publishing; Second Edition, 2013). He is contributor to many other books such as Inerrancy and Hermeneuticby Harvie M. Conn, Dictionary of Paul and his Letters, and has written numerous articles published in the Westminster Theological Journal and Kerux.

The son of missionaries in China, Dr. Gaffin has taught at Westminster Theological Seminary since 1965. He is an ordained minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.