David C. CarlsonTitle: Professor of Philosophy & Religion
Department: Philosophy & Religion
Office Location: Main 335
Office Phone: (317) - 738 - 8261
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David Carlson came to Franklin College in 1978 as a member of the Philosophy and Religion department and the College Chaplain. He became a full-time member of the Philosophy and Religion Department in 1981. David was educated at Wheaton College (B.A. Political Science, 1969), American Baptist Seminary of the West (M.A. Biblical Theology, 1972) and King's College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland (Ph.D. New Testament Theology, 1977). He has conducted post-doctoral studies work in New Testament Studies at Duke University (NEH Fellowship Recipient, 1982) and in Jewish Studies at Indiana University (1985).
David Carlson's scholarly interests include Jewish and early Christian apocalypticism, faith development of college students and adults, Orthodox-Catholic relations, monasticism, theology and literature, and trends in first-year college learning. He teaches the Introduction to Religion course as well as courses in Biblical Studies, Church History, Western Religions, Religion and Values and Theology and Literature.