Ph.D. in Biblical & Theological Studies
Ph.D. Program Administrator and
Adjunct Assistant Professor of New Testament
On Faculty since 2007
Office: BGC 242
Ph.D., Biblical Theology-New Testament, Wheaton College, 2006
M.A., New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1995
B.A., Biblical Studies (Old Testament concentration), Trinity College, Deerfield, 1977
About Chris Vlachos
Prior to joining the staff and teaching at Wheaton College, Dr. Vlachos served in Utah for thirty years, twenty-two years of which as an instructor and professor of Greek and New Testament at Salt Lake Theological Seminary (formerly, Utah Institute for Biblical Studies); eighteen years as pastor of Calvary Fellowship, American Fork, Utah; and ten years as senior manager of HIS Place Christian Bookstore/Coffee House in downtown Provo.
Besides these vocational positions are various personal pursuits and formative experiences: F.M. radio host, Moscow, Idaho (KUOI/1971-73); Farel House student, L'Abri, Switzerland (fall, 1974-winter, 1975); short-term missions, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Manila, Philippines (summer, 1976); prison volunteer, Utah State Prison (1980-1988); Delta Society-Animal Assisted Therapy Pet Partner volunteer (2000-2002); bass player-contemporary Christian rock/folk trio (1995-2001); reader, Tyndale House, Cambridge, England (Fall, 2004, Summer, 2005); Team World Vision Chicago running team (2009-present); cancer survivor-stage 4B Hodgkins Disease (in remission since 1984).
Dr. Vlachos resides with his wife, Patty, on the southwest side of Chicago. They have three married children-Robin, Rachel, and Nathanael-and five grandchildren.
- Greek 101-102: Beginning Greek
- Greek 201: Intermediate Greek
- BITH 213, 214: New Testament Literature and Interpretation
- BITH 359: Book of James
- BITH 368: Book of Revelation
- BITH 469: New Testament Topics—Galatians