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Volume 12, Issue 02

September 2013

Adam W. Greenway, BGS dean, ready for ‘best job in the world’

Adam W. Greenway says he has “the best job in the world.” This year, Greenway entered a new phase of his ministry when Southern Seminary president, R. Albert Mohler Jr., announced the appointment of Greenway as dean of the seminary’s newly restructured Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry. The new Graham School, which…

Carl Henry’s Grand Dream: A Gospel-Driven Christian School

From the moment one first hears of him, one can guess that the great 20th century theologian Carl Ferdinand Howard Henry lived an outsized life. Bearing not one but two middle names, he attained not one but two doctorates. Many scholars would be pleased, over the course of their careers, to produce six dense volumes…

Dear Southern Seminary: Tim Challies writes letter to students at Southern Seminary

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tim Challies, popular blogger and author in Ontario, Canada, published the following letter on his blog,, Aug. 19., after a data chart showed Louisville, Ky., as the top location of his blog readership. Reprinted here by permission.   Dear Southern Seminary, As you begin your classes once again, I want to send…

Seven questions about Carl F.H. Henry with Gregory Alan Thornbury

In what follows, Gregory Alan Thornbury, the new president of The King’s College in new york city, answers seven questions about 20th century theologian Carl F.H. Henry and his new book, Recovering Classic Evangelicalism: Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F.H. Henry.    When did you first encounter Carl F.H. Henry (not necessarily in-person)?…

‘Wistful for his presence and grateful for his influence’ – Mohler Talks About Carl F. H. Henry and His Centennial Celebration

Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, discusses the ministry and influence of Carl F.H. Henry with James A. Smith Sr., Towers executive editor.   JS: Why is Carl Henry important? RAM: In the history of evangelicalism in the 20th century, no one rivals Carl Henry in terms of being at the very center of…

Towers | September 2013