Members of the Biblical Faculty
of the Presbyterian Seminaries
Speak to the Issue of Ordination

June 2001

We, the undersigned, earnestly request that you will read the attached statement and consider it carefully. We are all professors of either Old Testament or New Testament.  We represent over half of the faculty in Bible in our Presbyterian seminaries at the present.  We hope that the attached statement “The Whole Bible for the Whole Human Family” will assist you as you wrestle with some of the issues of this Assembly. We are greatly concerned that the Bible be heard, interpreted appropriately, and continue to guide us all in our quest for understanding, reconciliation, and justice.

Read the statement.