American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU) featured two Azusa Pacific faculty members in their “100 Alumni We Love” social media campaign, which spotlights a different notable alumnus every day in celebration of AFHU’s 100-year anniversary.

AFHU highlighted Robert Duke, Ph.D., dean of the School of Theology, for his impactful work in higher education and for his foster care advocacy. Biblical studies professor Robert Mullins, Ph.D., was honored for his work and infectious passion for archaeology and biblical studies.

Duke attended the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) in 2000, thanks to a Rotary Ambassadorial scholarship. An expert in Hebrew, ancient near Eastern languages and cultures, and Dead Sea Scrolls, Duke now teaches several undergraduate courses in biblical literature in addition to overseeing the School of Theology at APU.

Mullins received his Ph.D. in archaeology from HU in 2003. Mullins is the lead archaeologist at Abel Beth Maachah excavation site in Israel, a joint project with Hebrew University. An expert in archaeology, geography and biblical studies, he teaches several undergraduate biblical literature and Hebrew courses at APU.

Read Duke’s AFHU spotlight here, and read Mullin’s AFHU spotlight here.


Rachel White
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