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Matthew Skinner joined the Luther Seminary faculty in 2002. He earned his graduate degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he also served as a teaching fellow and visiting lecturer prior to accepting a call to Luther Seminary.
In 1990 he received the A.B. degree magna cum laude, with a concentration in philosophy, from Brown University, in 1997 the M.Div. degree and in 2002 the Ph.D. degree
"Interpreting the Bible is absolutely central to a local church’s understanding of itself."
Matt Skinner believes that pastors and lay leaders must help their congregations understand that Scripture is not a relic, but that we experience it as a living text that works on us and in us.
"Interpreting the Bible is absolutely central to a local church's interpretation of itself," he says.
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