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David M. Scholer

David M. Scholer
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David M. Scholer was Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, a position he held from 1994-2008. He was also the Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies in the School of Theology at Fuller. David was a longtime member of EEWC who passed away in 2008.

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