B.A. University of California at Los Angeles
M.Div. Yale Divinity School
Ph.D. University of Chicago
Teaching and Research
Historical and systematic theology
Ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
God: A Brief History, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2003
Christian Faith as Religion: A Study in the Theologies of Calvin and Schleiermacher, University Press of America, 1998; reprint, 2011
Articles, Essays and Other Published Works
The Monotheizing Process: Its Origins and Development. By James A. Sanders. Eugene: Cascade, 2014. 62-82.
“The Old Testament and the Question of Judaism in Reformed Theology: Calvin, Schleiermacher, and Barth.” Journal of Reformed Theology 8.2 (2014): 121-68.
“Theology and the Historical-Critical Study of the Bible.” Harvard Theological Review 104.4 (October 2011): 459-88.
“Reformation Views on Celibacy: An Analogy for Gay Protestants Today.” The Embrace of Eros: Bodies, Desires, and Sexuality in Christianity. Ed. Margaret D. Kamitsuka. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2010. 115-31.
Patte, Daniel, ed. “God, Christian Views Of: A Historical Overview.” Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 462-64.
“A New Theology for the Churches.” The Ecumenist 47.2 (Spring 2010): 8–14.
“The Old Testament as a Witness to Jesus Christ: Historical Criticism and Theological Exegesis of the Bible according to Karl Barth.” Journal of Religion 90.4 (October 2010): 475–506.
Gerhard Ebeling: Eine Biographie, by Albrecht Beutel. Zeitschrift Für Neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology 19.2 (2012): 337-41.
The Tragic Vision of African American Religion, by Matthew V. Johnson. Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 32.2 (2012): 215–16.
Reinhold Niebuhr on Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith, by Richard Crouter; Reinhold Niebuhr Revisited: Engagements with an American Original, edited by Daniel F. Rice; Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics: God and Power, edited by Richard Harries and Stephen Platten. Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology 18.1 (2011): 182–88.
Moses Mendelssohn: Eine Biographie, by Shmuel Feiner. Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology 17.1 (2010): 130–32.
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