Dr Quek Swee Hwa

Founding Principal Emeritus

Dr Quek Swee Hwa

BA (Shelton College)
BD (Faith Theological Seminary)
MA (University of Pennsylvania)
PhD (University of Manchester)
Postgraduate studies at Temple University, Philadelphia; University of Cambridge; and Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Dr Quek Swee Hwa is the Founding Principal Emeritus of BGST.


  • ‘Adam and Christ : an Exegetical Study of the Pauline Analogy in the Light of the History of Interpretation’ (Ph.D., Manchester, 1970. Supervisor: Prof. F.F. Bruce. External Examiner : Prof. C.K. Barrett).
  • ‘Legislative History of Church-State Issues in Scottish Education, 1850-1875’ (M.A., 1966, University of Pennsylvania. Supervisor: Professor William W. Brickman).


  • ‘Adam and Christ According to Paul’ in Pauline Studies – Esssays presented to F F Bruce (Editors: Donald Hagner & Murray J. Harris. Exeter: Paternoster Press, 1980).
  • ‘The Fourth Commandment – God’s Time or My Time?’ in A Light for Our Path. Reflections on the Ten Commandments. (Editors: Lawrence Chan & Aw Swee Eng. Singapore: Graduates Christian Fellowship, 1983).
  • Quek Swee Hwa, Confucian Ethics – A Christian Appraisal, Confucian Ethics Study Team, Teachers’ Christian Fellowship (Singapore), 1984.
  • ‘Seventy Times Seven’ in Hedges & Edges. A Compendium for Social Workers, Counsellors & Family Therapists, edited by Lim K. Tham & Lynette Balotta. Singapore: Care Corner Singapore, 2002.

Editing Work

  • R. Laird Harris, Swee-Hwa Quek, & Robert Vannoy (eds), Interpretation and History – Essays in Honour of Dr Allan A. MacRae, Singapore: Christian Life Publishers, 1986.
  • Biblical Christianity. Letters from Professor Allan A. MacRae. Compiler, Quek Swee Hwa. Singapore: Christian Life Publishers, 1994.


  • Serve the Lord with Gladness – Essays on the Life and Mission of the Church in Honour of Quek Swee Hwa. (Editors, Howard Peskett & David Wong. Singapore: Manna, 1991.
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