Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

Memorial: Timothy Ross Phillips

Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

Memorial: Timothy Ross Phillips

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Timothy Ross Phillips was born in San Gabriel, California, on September 9, 1950, to W. Ross and Amilee (Long) Phillips. Timothy was the oldest of four children. He was born again at a Child Evangelism club at the age of eight or nine.

Timothy earned his B.A. degree from Wheaton College in 1972; his M.T.S. from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in 1974, and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1986.

While at Wheaton, Timothy met Sandra Slighly, a nursing student, at a hayride in 1971. They were married two years later on August 24, 1973, at the home of Sandra's parents, Donald and Eunice Slighly on Gull Lake, Michigan.

Timothy returned to teach at Wheaton College in 1982 as assistant professor of Theology, eventually becoming professor of Historical and Systematic Theology. He was known for his commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and evangelism. He initiated and co-sponsored the Wheaton College Theology Conference Series, beginning in 1993. He sought to nurture the Third World church through the development of Theological Scholarship, and traveled in 1988 and 1990 to Nigeria, and made another trip to Kenya to teach graduate and post-graduate courses. …

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