ThM Special Lecture


Wealth and Christian
Faithfulness in Luke - Acts



The Gospel of Luke and its sequel, the Acts of the Apostles, have a pronounced interest in believers’ relationship to money and material possessions. How are contemporary believers to appropriate the diverse teachings in Luke-Acts to guide their relationship to money in the modern world?



  • 30 July 2018 (Monday), 2-4 p.m.
  • Basement Lecture Theatre (Blk 3)



Dr. Tom E. Phillips

Dean of Library and Information Services; Professor of Theological Bibliography and New Testament Ph.D., Southern Methodist University; M.L.S., Drexel University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.A./B.A., Olivet Nazarene University


  • Ph.D. – Southern Methodist University
  • M.L.S. – Drexel University
  • M. Div. – Nazarene Theological Seminary
  • M.A. – Olivet Nazarene University
  • B.A. – Olivet Nazarene University

Before entering the field of librarianship, Dr. Phillips served as Professor of Greek and Early Christian Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University. His scholarly research have focused on Luke-Acts in the New Testament. In addition to his teaching and publication work, he chaired the section on Acts at the Society of Biblical for 9 years and recently served as the lead translator for the Gospel of Luke in the Common English Bible (Abingdon, 2010). Dr. Phillips is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, the American Theological Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. Dr. Phillips has taught Biblical studies at 6 colleges, universities and seminaries in addition to his work as director of the library and learning commons at Arapahoe Community College and Claremont School of Theology. He also regularly leads academic trips to Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Greece and Turkey for the Society for Biblical Studies. Dr. Phillips is the section editor for book reviews related to the Gospel of Luke in Religious Studies Review.

All are welcome  •  No registration required  •  Mandarin interpretation provided

English (UK)