Rev. R. Andrew Compton
Assistant Professor of Old Testament Studies | M.T.S. Program Director
Professor Compton is a minister in the URCNA and pastored at Christ Reformed Church (Anaheim, CA) before coming to Mid-America.
After graduating from Dordt College, Professor Compton taught high school band and orchestra before attending seminary at Westminster Seminary California. After seminary he studied at the Claremont Graduate University and then the University of California, Los Angeles where he completed doctoral coursework before finishing his M.A. Additionally. He has also studied pastoral counseling at Westminster Theological Seminary.
Professor Compton has taught and lectured at UCLA in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, has delivered papers at regional meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature, and has contributed articles to the New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible and the Lexham Bible Dictionary. He has published articles in the Mid-America Journal of Theology and The Outlook, and reviews in the Westminster Theological Journal, the Calvin Theological Journal, and Themelios. Rev. Compton is also a co-editor of the Mid-America Journal of Theology.
Professor Compton is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research.
A.B. Dordt College 2000
M.Div. Westminster Seminary California 2007
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles 2011
Doctrinal Studies Courses:
BE 562: Studies in the book of Ezekiel
OT 133: Hebrew Reading, Text-Criticism, & Canon
OT 214: Interp. of the Revelation before the Monarchy
OT 233: Interp. of Revelation in the Period of the Monarchy
OT 313: Interpretation of Revelation in the Exilic & Post-Exilic Periods
MO 211: Preaching from the Revelation before the Monarchy
MO 231: Preaching from Revelation in the Period of the Monarchy
MO 311: Preaching from Revelation in the Exilic & Post-Exilic Periods
PS 114: Homiletics and Catechetics
PS 232: Applied Pastoral Counseling