McDonald, J. I(an) H. 1933-

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McDONALD, J. I(an) H. 1933-

PERSONAL: Born February 7, 1933, in Stonehouse, Scotland; son of James (a minister) and Joanna (Leishman) McDonald; married Jenny Fleming (a teacher), June 24, 1958. Education: University of Glasgow, M.A., 1954, B.D., 1957, M.Th., 1969; University of Edinburgh, Ph.D., 1974. Religion: Christian Reformed. Hobbies and other interests: Gardening, touring, painting.

ADDRESSES: Home—23 Ravelston House Rd., Edinburgh EH4 3LP, Scotland. Office—New College, Mound Pl., Edinburgh EH1 2LX, Scotland.

CAREER: Parish minister at Church of Scotland in Johnstone West, 1958-63; Moray House College, Edinburgh, Scotland, lecturer, 1964-80; University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, lecturer, 1980-87, senior lecturer, 1987-92, reader, 1992-98, honorary fellow, 1998—. Church of Scotland, convener of Committee on Education, 1985-89.

MEMBER: Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow of Educational Institute of Scotland, 1986.


Kerygma and Didache, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1980.

(With I. C. M. Fairweather) The Quest of Christian Ethics, Handsel (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1984.

(With B. Chilton) Jesus and the Ethics of the Kingdom, The Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (London, England), 1987.

The Resurrection: Narrative and Belief, The Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (London, England), 1989.

Biblical Interpretation and Christian Ethics, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1993.

Christian Values, T. & T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1995.

The Crucible of Christian Ethics, Routledge (London, England, and New York, NY), 1998.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Colossians, Philemon and Ephesians, for Mellen Biblical Commentary series, Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter, expected 2004.

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