Speaker Profile


Pierre Berthoud

is president of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians (since 2008)

About Pierre Berthoud

Professor Pierre Berthoud taught biblical languages at the Free Evangelical Seminary of Vaux-sur-Seine (1969-1971). From 1971 to 1975, he worked with Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer, head of the study centre, l’Abri Fellowship in Huémoz (Switzerland). He participated in the French translation of several of F. Schaeffer’s books.

In 1975, he became professor of Old Testament at the Free Reformed Seminary of Aix-en-Provence (now the Faculté Jean Calvin). He taught Old Testament and Apologetics there until August 2009 when he retired. He continued to teach Old Testament at the Seminary until 2012. Professor Berthoud was Doyen (Dean) of the Seminary for 19 years, from 1984 to 2001 and from 2007 to 2009. In 2012 he was appointed  Président of the Board of the Seminary. Concerned by the various practical and cultural implications of the Christian faith, he has been actively involved in Scripture Union, A Rocha France (Ecology), the Conseil national des Evangéliques de France (CNEF), and continues to be engaged in the Parvis des Arts.

He is president of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians (since 2008) and has written many articles on different themes related to the Old Testament and to Apologetics. His book, En quête des origines. Les premières étapes de l’histoire de la Révélation : Genèse 1 à 11, Cléon d’Andran: Excelsis/Aix-en-Provence: Kerygma, was published at the end of 2008