American Baptist Seminary of the West

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The American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) is a theological school affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and located in Berkeley, California.wikipedia
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Graduate Theological Union

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It is part of the Graduate Theological Union, a consortium of theological schools and centers in the Berkeley area.
In 1962, agreement between the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School (now the American Baptist Seminary of the West), Episcopalian Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary enabled for the incorporation of the Graduate Theological Union in 1962.

American Baptist Churches USA

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The American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) is a theological school affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and located in Berkeley, California.

Berkeley, California

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The American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) is a theological school affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and located in Berkeley, California.

Vacaville, California

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The earliest roots of the American Baptist Seminary of the West lie in the chartering of California College, Vacaville, in 1871.

Oakland, California

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In 1887 the college moved to Oakland, and in 1912 to Berkeley, at which time it changed its name to Berkeley Baptist Divinity School (BBDS), keeping this name until 1968.

Los Angeles

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In 1968, BBDS merged with California Baptist Theological Seminary (founded in 1944 in Los Angeles, and located in Covina since 1951).

Covina, California

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In 1968, BBDS merged with California Baptist Theological Seminary (founded in 1944 in Los Angeles, and located in Covina since 1951).

Urban area

University of Redlands

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While currently a secular institution overall, the University of Redlands' roots go back to the founding of two other American Baptist institutions, California College in Oakland, and Los Angeles University.

History of the University of Redlands

The University of Redlands had its roots in the founding of two other Baptist institutions, California College in Oakland (not to be confused with the founding institution of the University of California, but a Baptist college founded with a $28,000 endowment on a site donated by Mrs. E. H. Grey) and Los Angeles University, first proposed in 1883 by Charles Button, a preacher who convinced an association of Southern California Baptist churches to raise funds for what became Los Angeles University.

Anson Rainey

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He went on to enroll in the California Baptist Theological Seminary in Covina, California, where he took three degrees: an M.A. in Old Testament (May 1953); a B.D. in Biblical Theology (May 1954); and an M.Th.

Waldo Penner

Penner also studied for a postgraduate course leading to M.Th. at the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School (renamed as the American Baptist Seminary of the West), Berkeley.

Norman K. Gottwald

Norman Gottwald
From 1965 to 1973, he taught at the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School (later American Baptist Seminary of the West).

Flora Lamson Hewlett Library

It also has storage facilities on the campus of the American Baptist Seminary of the West and at Santa Clara University.

Alan Nichols

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During this time he was actively involved in the governance of community organizations most notably the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), City College of San Francisco, Prescott College, Cathedral (Elementary) School, Webb (High) School, the graduate school of California College, and the Ewald Foundation.

D. Andrew Kille

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He graduated in 1971 with a Degree in English Literature, and attended the American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley, California, where he received his M.Div degree.

Bernard Ramm

Bernard L. Ramm
Most of his academic teaching took place at the American Baptist Seminary of the West at Covina, California, where he taught 1958–74 and again 1978-86.

Joel B. Green

Joel Green
From 1992 to 1997 Green was Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at the American Baptist Seminary of the West and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.