B.Th., Theological College of Vietnam; B.A., Trinity College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., Ph.D., University of
Alex Luc joined the seminary faculty in 1982. A linguist, Dr. Luc draws deeply from his understanding of intercultural issues and comparative religions as he makes the Old Testament come alive for students. A contributor to the The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, Dr. Luc has published two books and many articles on Old Testament studies in scholarly journals such as Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Hebrew Studies, The Journal for the Aramaic Bible, Chinese Theological Journal, The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Evangelical Missions Quarterly, and in popular journals such as Chinese Churches Today (Chinese) and Decision Magazine. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and also a member of its Board of Referees, the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, the Society of Biblical Literature. Dr. Luc, currently a member of a Southern Baptist church, served as a school principal and a pastor before turning to full time seminary teaching. He and his wife Trina have two sons, Michael and Stephen.
B.Th., 1972, Theological College of Vietnam; B.A., 1977, Trinity College; M.Div., 1977, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1982, University of Wisconsin, Madison; principal, 1968-70, The School of Phuoc Au Vien; teaching fellow, 1970-72, Theological College of Vietnam; assistant pastor, 1969-70, pastor, 1972-73, Chinese Christian Alliance Church, Saigon; 1988-96, O.T. editor, CRM Chinese Study Bible; 1991-92, on leave, served as Dean of Faculty, Great Commission Theological Seminary, Los Angeles, CA.; 2006, Excellence in Teaching Award, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. Columbia International University Seminary and School of Ministry, since 1982.