Francis Nigel Lee, born in 1934, is a Preacher, theologian, lawyer, educationist, historian, philosopher and author.

Family background and childhood

Dr. Lee's father was an Atheist, who married a Roman Catholic. Lee's mother raised him in that faith. At the onset of the Second World War, the Lee family moved to South Africa.


Dr. Lee is a Calvinist and a postmillennialist. He is a strong advocate of infant baptism.


After he moved to South Africa, Dr. Lee became a Calvinist, and later a Minister of Word and Sacraments in the Reformed Church of Natal.

After emigrating to the US, he attended the first General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America, and became a minister of that denomination. Within the PCA he pastored congregations in Mississippi and Florida.

Academic life and qualifications

Within the US, Dr. Lee was:

  • Professor of Philosophy, Shelton College, New Jersey
  • Research Scholar in Residence, Christian Studies Center, Memphis
  • Academic Dean, Graham Bible College, Bristol Tennessee.

Now in Australia, he is the Professor of Systematic Theology and Caldwell-Morrow Lecturer in Church History at the Queensland Theological College (Presbyterian Church of Queensland).

Earned Doctorates

  • Th.D.: The Covenantal Sabbath, University of Stellenbosch
  • Ph.D.: Communist Eschatology, Orange Free State University
  • D.Min.: Daily Family Worship, Whitefield Theological Seminary
  • D.Ed.: Catechism Before Communion!, Dominion School of Education
  • S.T.D.: Rebaptism Impossible!, Whitefield Theological Seminary
  • D.R.E.: Baby Belief Before Baptism!, Dominion School of Education
  • D.Jur.: Women Ministers & Australian Litigation, Rutherford School of Law
  • D.Litt.: Holinshed on the Ancient British Isles, Dominion School of Education
  • D.C.L.: The Roots and Fruits of the Common Law, Rutherford School of Law
  • D.Hum.: Tiny Human Life: abortion, AID, AIH, SHW, IVF and cloning, Whitefield Theological Seminary

Other Degrees

  • B.A.: University of Capetown
  • LL.B.: University of Capetown
  • M.A.: University of Capetown
  • L.Th. (cum laude): University of Stellenbosch
  • B.D. (cum laude): University of Stellenbosch
  • M.Th. (cum laude): University of Stellenbosch
  • M.A. & Cultural Sc.: Potchefstroom University


Lee has produced more than 300 publications (including many books), some of which are available at his website.

See also


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