Prolific author and theology professor Norman Geisler has passed away. Dr. Geisler went home to the Lord on July 1st at the age 86. He passed away about two months after he retired from Southern Evangelical Seminary over undisclosed health issues.
The familty of the beloved professor writes: "It is with great sadness that we share this news that Norm Geisler passed away peacefully this morning. He has left behind an amazing legacy that will continue to have a ripple effect for many years to come."
Dr. Norman Geisler, PhD, was a prolific author, veteran professor, speaker, lecturer, traveler, philosopher, apologist, evangelist, and theologian. To those who ask, "Who is Norm Geisler?" some have suggested, "If you can imagine a cross between Thomas Aquinas and Billy Graham, you're not too far off."
Norm authored or co-authored over 100 books and hundreds of articles. He taught theology, philosophy, and classical Christian apologetics on the undergraduate and graduate level for over 50 years and served as a professor at some of the finest seminaries in the United States, including Trinity Evangelical Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Veritas International University, and Southern Evangelical Seminary.
Dr. Geisler is survived by his gracious wife, Barbara Jean (married 62 years as of 2019), a graduate of Fort Wayne Bible College (Taylor University), their six children, fifteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren!
The funeral service will be on July 6th, Saturday at 3pm in Charlotte, North Carolina.
July 5, 2019, Friday 6-9pm
Forest Lawn East Cemetery and Heritage Funeral Home
3700 Forest Lawn Drive
Matthews, NC 28104
July 6, 2019, Saturday 3pm
5801 Pineville-Matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
The funeral service will also be live-streamed on Southern Evangelical Seminary's facebook page.