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Edgar Lee

Edgar Lee

Edgar R. Lee

Academic Dean Emeritus
Senior Professor of Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Theology

B.A., Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
S.T.D., Emory University

Edgar Lee receiving awards at the Christian Higher Education Luncheon at General Council.

Dr. Lee served for 14 years as academic dean of AGTS, and holds the title of senior professor of Spiritual Formation and Practical Theology. He was the founding editor of Encounter, AGTS’s online journal of practical theology. He began his ministry in higher education after a highly successful career as a pastor and district official in Georgia, serving as a professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Southeastern College (Lakeland, Florida). Dr. Lee has served the AG as a member of the Commission on Doctrinal Purity (1986-present); secretary of the Pentecostal Textbooks Project Board; member of the Board of Directors, Southeastern College; president of Southeastern College Alumni Association; secretary of the Georgia District of the AG; district presbyter, Atlanta Section; and as a member of the Sectional Committee, Atlanta Section. Dr. Lee is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta and president of the Atlanta Christian Theological Society. He is a frequent contributor to Pentecostal Evangel, Enrichment and other denominational publications. He also contributed to the books The Holy Spirit in Christian Education; Signs and Wonders in Ministry Today; and Elements of a Christian Worldview. Dr. Lee is a member of the Evangelical theological Society and the Society for Pentecostal Studies and an approved Staley Lecturer. He has received both the Administrator Award and the Distinguished Administrator Award from the Commission on Christian Higher Education.

Dr. Lee's Bible Exegesis class at West Africa Advanced School of Theology, Lome, Togo, November 2005.

Dr. Lee taught, "Holy Spirit in the New Testament," at Asia Theological Centre for Evangelism and Missions, Singapore, August 2005.


Read Dr. Edgar R. Lee's 2002 Commencement Address: "Spirit and Strategy"

Dr. Edgar Lee delivered the keynote address at the 29th Annual Commencement of the seminary on Saturday May 4, 2002.

Read his address: "Spirit and Strategy."

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Book Reviews
  • Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, edited by Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, and Tremper Longman III (InterVarsity, 1058 pp.) Read the review. (10/11/2001)
  • The Holy Spirit: A Pentecostal Perspective, by Anthony D. Palma (Logion Press, hardcover, 295 pp.) Read the review. (10/11/2001)
  • The IVP BIble Background Commentary: New Testament, by Craig S. Keener (InterVarsity Press, 842 pp.) Read the review. (10/11/2001)

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