Robert C. Newman is Professor of New Testament
at the Biblical Theological Seminary of Hatfield, Pennsylvania (a suburb
of Philadelphia) and Director of the Interdisciplinary Biblical Research
Institute there. As a theologian he has earned the degrees of Master of
Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology. He has done further graduate work
in religious thought at the University of Pennsylvania, in biblical geography
at the Institute of Holy Land Studies (now Jerusalem University College),
and in biblical interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary.
In the field of science, Dr. Newman received
his under-graduate degree in physics from Duke University and his doctorate
in theoretical astrophysics from Cornell University. He has done scientific
research for the U.S. Weather Bureau and the Franklin Institute.
Dr. Newman is co-author of four books: Science
Speaks, Genesis One and the Origin of the Earth, The Evidence of Prophecy,
and What's Darwin Got to Do With It? A Friendly Conversation on Evolution
. He has also published a number of articles in magazines, scientific
and theological journals, dictionaries, and multi-author books.
Business Address: Biblical Theological Seminary
200 N. Main St. Hatfield, PA 19440-2499
(215) 368-5000 X153
fax (215) 368-7002
BS: 1963 Duke University; Physics PhD: 1967 Cornell University; Astrophysics
MDiv: 1970 Faith Theological Seminary STM: 1975 Biblical Theological Seminary;
Old Testament Further Graduate Work: 1966 Univ of Wisconsin; Cosmic Gas
Dynamics 1974-75 Univ of Pennsylvania; Religious Thought 1978 Institute
of Holy Land Studies; Biblical Geography 1981-84 Westminster Seminary;
Hermeneutics & Biblical Interpretation
AWARDS AND HONORS
1959 Valedictorian, Washington-Lee HS, Arlington, VA
1959-63 Angier B. Duke Regional Scholar, Duke University
1962 Student Trainee of the Year, US Weather Bureau
1963 BS, summa cum laude, Duke University
1963 Woodrow Wilson Honorary Fellow
1963-67 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
1963 Andrew Dickson White Honorary Fellow
1969 William Allen Chamberlain Academic Award, Faith Seminary
1975 Who's Who in Religion
1975 Fellow, American Scientific Affiliation
1992 Who's Who in Theology and Science
1997 1st and 2nd prizes, tract writing contest, American Scien-tific Affiliation
1980- Director, Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute
1977- Professor of New Testament, Biblical Theological Seminary
1971-77 Assoc Prof of NT, Biblical Seminary
1968-71 Assoc Prof of Science & Mathematics, Shelton College
1967-68 Postdoctoral Fellow, Bartol Research Foundation of the Franklin
1963 Physicist (GS-7), US Weather Bureau
1959-62 Student Trainee, US Weather Bureau
Dr. Robert C. Newman
Focus on Origins:
From the Big Bang to Biology
What's Darwin Got to Do with It?
A Friendly Conversation about Evolution
Robert C. Newman and John Wiester
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