January-February 2011

To the person in the pew, who probably has little reason to think about where her pastor attended seminary, giving to theological education can be a very abstract proposition.

When I was asked to write about why McCormick has been important to me and how I still feel connected here, I was surprised at the depth of feelings and memories that came to me as I thought about what I would write.

Tireless in his efforts to support ongoing research of the Shechem artifacts, Professor Emeritus Ted Campbell has committed his time to making the materials accessible to other archaeologists at the Semitic Museum at Harvard University.

Professor Emeritus Rev. Dr. Edward “Ted” Campbell stands as one of the few remaining members of the Drew-McCormick-Harvard Shechem excavation team that first set foot in the arid hill country of what is now the West Bank in 1957.