Professor

Roger R. Nicole, PhD, ThD (1915-2010)


Education

  • Wheaton College, DD
  • Harvard University, PhD
  • Gordon Divinity, STM and ThD
  • Paris-Sorbonne University in Paris, France, MA
  • Gordon Divinity, BD
  • Gymnasie Classique in Lausanne, Switzerland, AB

Teaching Career

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Reformed Theological Seminary
  • Bedrock of Systematic and Christian Theology for Gordon and later Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (1945-1986), where he solidified his reputation as one of the leading Christian teachers, writers, and scholars in the world
  • Taught and preached at the finest institutes and universities around the world on every continent
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, and Latin

Other Career Highlights

  • Founding member, International Council on Bible Inerrancy and the Evangelical Theological Society (of which he was president in 1956)
  • Associate Editor, New Geneva Study Bible
  • Corresponding Editor, Christianity Today
  • World-class bibliophile and distinguished librarian with a personal collection including Calvin’s Commentaries on the Gospelsand Acts published during Calvin’s lifetime, a copy of the first edition of Heinrich Bullinger’s Decades published in 1552, and many other rare volumes from the 1500s and 1600s
  • Ordained Baptist minister

Publications

  • Assisted in the preparation of the New International Version (NIV)
  • Approximately 100 articles and contributor to over 50 books and reference works
  • Standing Forth,Our Sovereign Saviour, and The Glory of the Atonement are included among his most influential publications.
  • Two books written honoring Dr. Nicole’s life and works: The Glory of the Atonement: Biblical, Historical & Practical Perspectives: Essays in Honor of Roger R. Nicoleand Speaking the Truth in Love: The Life and Legacy of Roger Nicole.

Courses