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  Dr. Allan Streett

1982 Ph.D. (Pastoral Theology), California Graduate School of Theology; Supervisor: Dr. I. D. E. Thomas; Dissertation Topic: “The Public Invitation: Its Nature, Biblical Validity and Practicability.” 



From  Us All...

 January 13, 2020

Alumnus Dr. Allan Streett  - We are honoured that you are among our Alumni! Our President, Board of Directors, Faculty, Staff, Alumni & Students of California Graduate School of Theology at Haven University send their warmest congratulations! You are the first California Graduate School of Theology Alumnus to be elected to the Studiorum Novi Testament Societas (SNTS). Dr. I.D.E. Thomas would be so very proud of the Lord's profound influence through your life. Dr. Streett, the very best to you, Criswell College and to the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. 

An excerpt from a Criswell College announcement:


"Senior Research Professor of Biblical Theology Dr. Alan Streett is the first professor in the history of the Criswell College to be elected into the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), the most prestigious society dedicated to New Testament studies. The election occurred during the summer 2019 meeting of the 74th annual SNTS society in Marburg, Germany.


The society consists of a select group of scholars with a special interest in the study of the New Testament from a first century point-of-view, and they approach it from a historical rather than confessional perspective. Two current members must nominate a candidate for election based on the prospective member’s scholarly publications, which must meet a standard of excellence at the international level. 


Streett’s two monographs, Subversive Meals: Eating the Lord’s Supper under Roman Domination during the First Century (Pickwick) and Caesar and the Sacrament: Baptism as a Ritual of Resistance (Cascade) along with articles and chapters published by Wiley Blackwell, T & T Clark Bloomsbury, and Oxford University Press, were the basis of his election. Peter Davids, PhD (US) and William S. Campbell, PhD (UK) nominated Streett for membership. 


Founded in 1939, past presidents have included, CH Dodd, Rudolf Bultmann, Joachim Jeremias, WG Kümmel, Oscar Cullmann, Bruce Metzger, Ernst Kasemann, CK Barrett, FF Bruce, Raymond Brown, Martin Hengel  James Dunn, Wayne Meeks, Adela Yarbrough Collins, among others. John S Kloppenborg is the current President.   


In addition to teaching two or three classes each semester on Criswell’s campus, Streett spends the majority of his time writing and researching, and is presently working on “Songs of Resistance: Challenging Caesar and Empire” (Cascade) and several chapters in edited volumes. 


Streett holds degrees from the University of Baltimore (BA), Wesley Theological Seminary (MDiv), California Graduate School of Theology (PhD), and the University of Wales, UK (PhD). "                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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