Dr. David Palmer Livingston, Jr., Ph.D.


1984-1988   Andrews University, Berrien Sprgs, MI; Ph.D. Archaeology and Ancient History
1967-1969   Dropsie University; University of Pennsylvania, Temple University:
   Graduate Studies in Ancient History and languages
1966-1967  Trinity Evang. Div. Sch., Deerfield, IL; M.A. (honors) O.T. Studies
1966  Inst. Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem; Archaeology/Hebrew
1951-1954  Pgh.-Xenia Theol. Sem., Pittsburgh, PA; M.Div. Theology
1948-1951  Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL; B.A. General Science
1946-1948  Junior College, Washington, IA; Diploma General Course


1995   to present; Resigned as Director, Ephrata, PA; Staff member of ABR
1975-1994   Director of Associates for Biblical Research
1976-1979   Presby. Church in America; Huntingdon Valley, PA; Founding pastor
1975-1976   12th UPUSA Church, Kensington, PA; Pulpit supply
1972-1975   Campus Crusade for Christ, Philadelphia, PA; Lay Ministry
1974   Same, Seoul, Korea; Explo 74 Coordinator
1969-1972   Associates for Biblical Research, Willow Grove, PA; Founder and Director
1967 -          1969   Graduate studies in ancient history & languages at Dropsie, Temple University,
  & University of Pennsylvania.
1955-1967   Evangelical Alliance Mission, Korea; Church planter, College President 5 years
1952-1955   UP-USA Church, Taylorstown, PA; Pastor
1943-1946   US Navy, Pacific area; Aviation Electronics Tech., Second-Class Petty Officer
1941-1943   Livingston Ag. Chemicals, Washington, IA; Ag. chem. applic. and sales


He has Directed sixteen seasons (during 23 years) of excavations at the Associates for Biblical Research's site for Biblical Ai (Khirbet Nisya, 11 miles north of Jerusalem). His doctoral dissertation was a complete report on six seasons of excavation at Khirbet Nisya. He has participated also in excavations in Jerusalem, Jericho (twice), Jezreel, Bourgata, and Gezer. And he has conducted more than 25 tours in Israel, Jordan and Egypt.

He has been an adjunct professor at colleges and seminaries in the U.S. And he has traveled extensively in Europe also, teaching modular courses in Bible schools and seminaries in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, France and Latvia. In the U.S. he has also given more than 50 seminars on scientific creationism and biblical archaeology.

As Founder and former Director of ABR (25 years total), and five years as a college president (in Korea), he has had considerable experience in administration and working compatibly with others. While editor of ABR's magazine (six years) and newsletter (20 years), he has written and published many articles on Biblical studies, ancient history, and creation-evolution issues.



© 2003 David Livingston