J. Carl Laney
J. Carl Laney is professor of biblical literature at Western Seminary (Portland, OR), where he has served since 1977. He grew up in Eugene and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1970. He earned an M.Div. and Th.M. degrees at Western Seminary and completed doctoral studies at Dallas Theological Seminary in 1978. Carl has served as visiting professor in seminaries in the Philippines and in The Netherlands and has served as interim pastor in numerous churches. He is the author of fifteen books and numerous articles and regularly takes students to Israel to study.
Western Baptist Theological Seminary had its beginnings in 1925 as the Portland Baptist Bible Institute through the efforts of Portland pastor Walter B. Hinson. Within two years, the Institute leadership determined that a seminary would be a more effective way to provide graduate-level theological education in the Northwest. Western Seminary …