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Rev. Dr. Thomas Glenn Jackson III joins United as Visiting Professor

DAYTON, Ohio, April 13, 2022 — United Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Thomas Glenn “Jack” Jackson III will join the faculty as Visiting Professor of Evangelism and World Methodism beginning July 1, 2022. Dr. Jackson comes with extensive experience in both the local church and the academy. He served as a pastor in the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church before beginning his career as a professor. Over the next few months he will complete his work as the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, Mission and Global Methodism and the co-director of the Center for Global Methodism at Claremont School of Theology.

“I am both excited and honored to become part of the community of students, scholars and staff at United,” said Dr. Jackson. “I look forward to furthering United’s goal of creating faithful and fruitful Christian leaders who themselves will make disciples of Jesus Christ.”

Dr. Jackson is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary (MDiv and DMin) and the University of Manchester (PhD). He is the author of Offering Christ: John Wesley’s Evangelistic Vision (Kingswood Press, 2017) and co-editor (with Douglas Powe) of E. Stanley Jones and Sharing the Good News in a Pluralistic Society (Foundery Books, GBHEM, 2018). He is currently working on two other books, Reveal: Christian Faith Sharing in a Multi-Religious World and A Peaceful Witness: How Religious Communities Share their Faith for the Healing of the World.

United Theological Seminary is a graduate professional school of The United Methodist Church. For the past 150 years, it has prepared men and women to become faithful and fruitful Christian leaders who make disciples of Jesus Christ. On-campus and online learning options provide access to master’s and doctoral theological degrees or continuing education.

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