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Rodney H. Orr

Department Chair and Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies

BS, Purdue University, 1977; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990; PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1998.

Dr. Orr spent his formative years in Ethiopia and Germany. He served with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) for 34 years, 17 of which were overseas. Dr. Orr taught at the Nairobi International School of Theology in Kenya and, serving as executive director, helped build Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA), a graduate school in Zimbabwe. While stateside, his ministry focused on Yale University and United Nations diplomats in New York City. Dr. Orr and his wife, Cortina, have a son who attends Syracuse University and a daughter who is a student at DTS.

Rodney H. Orr
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FAB 104
phone:
214-887-5391
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  • WM101 - Introduction to World Missions
  • WM210 - Intercultural Communication
  • WM215 - Dynamics of Missionary Development
  • WM305 - Ministry in African Contexts
  • WM325 - Ministry in Multicultural
  • WM525 - Spiritual Warfare
  • WM530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism
  • SF245 - M.A./BEL Spiritual Formation
Contributions
  1. "Knowing the Incomprehensible God." VERITAS 1 (1992). 1-2.

Academic Interests

  • Missions history
  • Teaching Cross-cultural leadership development and Cross-cultural theological education
  • Missions in African contexts
  • Evangelism
  • Discipleship

Personal Interests

  • Walking
  • Reading
  • Listening to music
  • Family outings

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