1
CURRICULUM VITAE
January 2017
Michael J. McClymond
Professor of Modern Christianity
Department of Theological Studies
Sa...
2
Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religion
Jan. – June 2015
University of Birmingham (UK).
Senior Scholar-in-Residence
Sep...
3
religious leadership.
Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (Grand Rapids,
Michigan: Eerdmans, 2003). ...
4
salvation) in both the ancient and modern periods, and to offer an original
thesis explaining the origin and influence o...
5
ARTICLES, REVIEW ARTICLES, AND BOOK CHAPTERS:
"'The One in the Many': Reflections on the Appraisal of Religions in Ernst...
6
2001), 613-658.
"English Hymnody in Early America.” In Colleen McDannell, ed., The
Religions of the United States in Pra...
7
Thomson Gale, 2005.
“We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Roots and Routes of World
Pentecostalism,” Religious Studies Revie...
8
“’Continual Self-Contemplation’: John Henry Newman’s Critique of
Evangelicalism,” Downside Review 127 (2009) 1-12 [part ...
9
Courses of the New England Theology, 208-224. New York: Oxford
University Press, 2012.
[with Gerald McDermott] “Jonathan...
10
“Revival.” In Mark Noll and Timothy Larsen, eds, The Oxford History of
the Protestant Dissenting Tradition; Volume 2: T...
11
Review of Gerald R. McDermott, Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods:
Christian Theology, Enlightenment Religion, and Non...
12
Review of George Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life (New Haven: Yale
University Press, 2003), in Church History 76 (2007...
13
Respondent in the Dorner Consultation, Nineteenth Century Theology
Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting...
14
Religion Meeting, San Diego, October 1997.
"Prophet or Loss? Assessing Max Weber's Theory of Religious
Leadership." Pre...
15
Society of Church History / American Historical Association, Chicago,
January 2000.
"If There Had Been No Vaccination: ...
16
Chesterfield, Missouri, January 2008. A three-part series of public
lectures attended by about 150 laypersons.
Presided...
17
Presenter and Panelist, Theology of Jonathan Edwards Conference,
February 2012, Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia.
“Fr...
18
seminary website and on YouTube; February 2013, Deerfield, Illinois.
“Holy Tears: A Neglected Aspect of Early Christian...
19
Charismatic Movements Group, American Academy of Religion Annual
Meeting, November 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.
“Analogy: A ...
20
“Prospectus Course” (Two-Semester-Long Doctoral Seminar); “Historical
Methods” (Doctoral Seminar); “The Theology of Yve...
21
Century Netherlands, Oxford Studies in Historical Theology; New
York: Oxford University Press, 2013.]
Dissertation Dire...
22
Reader for Dissertation: Dennis Durst, "'No Legacy Annuls Heredity from
God': Evangelical Social Reformers and Eugenics...
23
facilitate a study of the emerging pentecostal churches in Mozambique,
Brazil, and North America. January 2009-January ...
24
1996 ($2000 each).
Selection for Northwestern University-Sussex University Exchange
Program, 1978-9.
Honors Coursework ...
25
January 1998. (See “Selected Media Features” below.)
Organizer and Host for the symposium, "In Search of a Global Ethic...
26
“Interview on The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” [with Gerald
McDermott, co-interviewee, and Justin Taylor, interviewer]...
27
Board Member and Weekly Teacher, Stepping Into the Light. Volunteered
as Board Member and a Sunday afternoon teacher at...
Nächste SlideShare
Wird geladen in …5
×

McClymond - CV - 010117

548 Aufrufe

Veröffentlicht am

  • Als Erste(r) kommentieren

  • Gehören Sie zu den Ersten, denen das gefällt!

McClymond - CV - 010117

  1. 1. 1 CURRICULUM VITAE January 2017 Michael J. McClymond Professor of Modern Christianity Department of Theological Studies Saint Louis University 3800 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108 Work: 314-977-2871 Cell: 314-397-6512 E-mail: michael@slu.edu EDUCATION: University of Chicago Ph.D., Theology, 1992 M.A., Divinity, 1987 Yale University M.Div., cum laude, 1984 Northwestern University B.A., Chemistry, 1980 Additional study: Trinity International University, 1981-2 Sussex University (Brighton, U.K.): Northwestern U.-Sussex U. Exchange Program, 1978-9 TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: Professor of Modern Christianity, 2002-Present Clarence Louis and Helen Irene Steber Endowed Chair, 2003-06; Department of Theological Studies, since Aug. 1998; Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO).
  2. 2. 2 Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religion Jan. – June 2015 University of Birmingham (UK). Senior Scholar-in-Residence Sept. – Dec. 2012 Overseas Ministries Study Center (New Haven, CT). Visiting Fellow Sept. – Dec. 2012; Yale University (New Haven, CT). Visiting Scholar, Department of Religion, May 2001 - Aug. 2002; Emory University (Atlanta, GA). Lecturer and Visiting Scholar, History Department (Religious Studies Program), Jan. 1997 - Aug. 1998 (non-tenure-track); University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Aug. 1989 - Aug. 1996 (non-tenure-track); Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA). Visiting Instructor, Biblical and Theological Studies Department, Aug. 1988 - Aug. 1989 (non- tenure-track); Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL). RESEARCH INTERESTS: Primary areas: Modern Christian Theology and Modern Religious Thought (1700-2000); World Christianity, especially Global Evangelicalism and the Global Pentecostal-Charismatic movement. Secondary areas: Religion in North America, including intellectual/theological traditions and popular religious expressions; Religion and Science; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion. BOOKS: Encounters With God: An Approach to the Theology of Jonathan Edwards. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 194 pp. Recipient of the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize from the American Society of Church History (annually awarded for the best first book in the history of Christianity). Co-Editor (with David Noel Freedman), and Contributor, The Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammed as Religious Founders (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001). 702 pp. Preface by Hans Küng. Five scholars provide extended treatments of five religious founders. Each contributor responds to McClymond’s conclusion, with a view to developing a new comparative perspective on
  3. 3. 3 religious leadership. Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2003). 212 pp. Recipient of the Award of Merit from Christianity Today magazine in 2005. This work provides a compact summary of current research on the historical Jesus, seeks a balance among competing views on the topic, and argues that Jesus' life and teaching were both sapiential and eschatological in character. It is intended as a text for college and seminary use, as well as for church and neighborhood discussion groups. Editor and Contributor, Embodying the Spirit: New Dimensions of North American Revivalism (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004). 346 pp. With an afterword by Martin E. Marty. The varied essays in this collection explore the cultural dimensions of American revivalism, such as ethnicity, gender, architecture, and social conflict. They comprise an up- to-date summary of the best recent work in this field. Editor, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2007). 1240 pp. This two-volume, 700,000-word encyclopedia draws together the work of 120 scholars, and is the first major academic reference work specifically devoted to the topic of religious revivals. It includes an A-Z compilation of 227 essays, a collection of 153 primary sources (with introductions) representing four centuries of American history, and a bibliography of more than 5000 books and articles on North American and international Christian revivals. Co-Author (with Gerald McDermott), The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). 784 pp. Comprising forty-five chapters and running to 300,000 words, this comprehensive study is the first to draw on the 73-volume online Works of Jonathan Edwards (1957- 2008). It is the most extensive study on Jonathan Edwards’s thought ever published, with some five thousand references to primary texts, and discussing about eight hundred secondary authors. In December 2012, Christianity Today magazine chose this out of a total of 455 nominated books as the “Book of the Year” in the Theology/Ethics category. Jonathan Edwards Ui Sinhag [Korean Translation of The Theology of Jonathan Edwards]. 958 pp. Seoul, South Korea: Revival and Reformation Press, 2015 Co-Editor (with Lamin Sanneh), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2016). 758 pp. This edited work includes fifty-three essays that examine global dimensions of Christianity, emphasizing modern developments and the intellectual, sociological, political, ethical, and familial aspects of Christianity in diverse cultural contexts. The Devil’s Redemption: An Interpretation of the Christian Debate over Universal Salvation (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2018). 2 vols., @1200, pp. (Currently in press.) This volume will be the first academic study to examine the influential notion of apokatastasis (universal
  4. 4. 4 salvation) in both the ancient and modern periods, and to offer an original thesis explaining the origin and influence of this teaching. Christian Spirituality: An Introduction (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018). This work will serve as a basic textbook on the topic of Christian spirituality, incorporating figures and developments of the pre-modern era with analysis of the spirituality of contemporary World Christianity. It will offer both an historical overview, and a thematic analysis of the field. EDITORIAL WORK: Assistant Editor, The American Academy’s "Academy Series,” 1995-97. Reviewed or considered some twenty-five manuscripts for possible publication in the AAR's dissertation series--the longest running book series of the organization; held final responsibility for reviewing all dissertations submitted in the fields of theology, ethics, church history, and philosophy of religion; collaborated with Professor Barbara Holdrege of UC Santa Barbara. External Reviewer, for Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture (Published at Duke University), Fall 2002. External Reviewer, for Duke University Press, Manuscript reviewer, Fall 2005 and Spring 2006. External Reviewer, for Columbia University Press, Manuscript reviewer, Fall 2006. External Reviewer, for Cambridge University Press, Manuscript reviewer, Fall 2007. External Reviewer, for International Journal of Systematic Theology, Fall 2008. External Reviewer, for Palgrave/Macmillan Publishers, Manuscript Reviewer, Fall 2008. External Reviewer, for InterVarsity Press, Manuscript Reviewer, Fall 2008. External Reviewer, for Northern Illinois University Press, Manuscript Reviewer, Fall 2012. External Reviewer, for Journal of the History of Ideas, Summer 2014. External Reviewer, for Intellectual History, Spring 2015. External Reviewer, International Journal of Systematic Theology, Fall 2016.
  5. 5. 5 ARTICLES, REVIEW ARTICLES, AND BOOK CHAPTERS: "'The One in the Many': Reflections on the Appraisal of Religions in Ernst Troeltsch's The Absoluteness of Christianity and the History of Religions." In Papers of the Nineteenth Century Theology Working Group, AAR 1991 Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, 56-70, edited by Sandra Yocum Mize and Walter E. Wyman, Jr. Colorado Springs: Colorado College, 1991. "God the Measure: Toward a Theocentric Understanding of Jonathan Edwards's Metaphysics," Scottish Journal of Theology 47 (1994) 43-59. "Recovering the 'Living God': Isaak August Dorner and Karl Barth as Reinterpreters of Divine Immutability." In Papers of the Nineteenth Century Theology Working Group, AAR 1994 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 68-89, edited by Sandra Yocum Mize and Walter E. Wyman, Jr. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Colorado College, 1994. "Sinners in the Hands of a Virtuous God: Ethics and Divinity in Jonathan Edwards's End of Creation," Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte/ Journal for the History of Modern Theology 2 (1995) 1-22. Translator of Miklos Vetö, "La connaissance spirituelle selon Jonathan Edwards, Revue de theologie et de philosophie 111 (1979) 233-51, as "Spiritual Knowledge According to Jonathan Edwards," Calvin Theological Journal 31 (1996) 161-181. "Spiritual Perception in Jonathan Edwards,” The Journal of Religion 77 (1997) 195-216. "Further Along the Way: A Review of Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994)," Christian Scholar's Review 27 (1997) 113-8. "The Protean Puritan: The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volumes 8- 16,”Religious Studies Review 24 (1998) 247-53. "Religious Traditions, Violence, and Nonviolence" (with David Noel Freedman). In Lester Kurtz, ed., Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, 3 vols. (San Diego and London: Academic Press, 1999), 3:229- 39. "The Last Sexual Perversion: An Argument in Defense of Celibacy," Theology Today 57 (2000) 217-231. "Jesus.” In David Noel Freedman and Michael J. McClymond, eds., The Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammed as Religious Founders (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001), 309-456. "Prophet or Loss?: Reassessing Max Weber's Theory of Religious Leadership." In David Noel Freedman and Michael J. McClymond, eds., The Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammed as Religious Founders (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans,
  6. 6. 6 2001), 613-658. "English Hymnody in Early America.” In Colleen McDannell, ed., The Religions of the United States in Practice (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001), ch.. 7, 1:79-97. “John Humphrey Noyes, the Oneida Community, and Male Continence.” In Colleen McDannell, ed., The Religions of the United States in Practice (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001), ch. 16, 1:208- 223. "The Wit and Wisdom of The Door.” In Colleen McDannell, ed., The Religions of the United States in Practice, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001), ch. 33, 2:425-440. "Subtext or Pretext?: The Bible in North American Culture," Religious Studies News / SBL Edition 2/5 (May 2001), an on-line newsletter at: http:/ www.sbl-site.org/Newsletter/05_2001/BibleinAmCulure.htm "Two Become One, Two Become Three: Pleasure and Procreation in Christian Understandings of Sexuality," Modern Reformation 10 (2001) 16- 21. “Making Sense of the Census, or, What 1,999,563,838 Christians Might Mean for the Study of Religion," Journal of the American Academy of Religion 70 (2002) 875-90. "A Different Legacy? The Cultural Turn in Edwards's Later Notebooks and the Unwritten History of the Work of Redemption." In David Kling and Douglas Sweeney, eds., Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2003), 16- 39. "Divinization: Jonathan Edwards, Gregory Palamas, and the Theological Uses of Neoplatonism." In Oliver Crisp, ed., Jonathan Edwards, Philosophical Theologian (London: Ashgate, 2003), 139-160. “The End of Eurocentrism: E. Brooks Holifield’s Theology in America,” in The Journal of the Historical Society 4 (2004) 495-510. A Reformation & Revival Journal Interview with Michael J. McClymond (interviewee); John H. Armstrong (interviewer), Reformation & Revival, 12 (2003) 109-140. “Issues and Explanations in the Study of North American Revivalism.” In Michael J. McClymond, ed., Embodying the Spirit: New Dimensions of North American Revivalism, 1-46. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. “Christianity” [a 23,000-word, 22-part essay]. In Tom Riggs, ed., Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 3 vols. Detroit, Michigan:
  7. 7. 7 Thomson Gale, 2005. “We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Roots and Routes of World Pentecostalism,” Religious Studies Review 31 (2005) 163-9. “The Varieties of American Evangelical Experience: Narratives of Conversion, Revival, Deliverance, and Endowment,” Crux 41 (2005). “Through a Gloss Darkly: Biblical Annotations in Modern Catholic and Protestant English-Language Bibles,” Theological Studies 67 (2006) 477- 97. “Altar Call,” “Anti-Revivalism: Arguments and History of (co-author),” “Internet and Revivals,” “Oneida Community,” “Orr, James Edwin,” “Revivals and Revivalism, Definitions and Theories of,” “Smith, Amanda Berry,” and Editor’s Introductions to volumes 1 and 2. In Michael J. McClymond, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America, 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. “A Documentary History of Religious Revivals in North America, 1527- 2005.” In Michael J. McClymond, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America, 2:1-385. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. [with Michael A. Farley] “A Select Bibliography on Religious Revivals and Revivalism in North America.” In Michael J. McClymond, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America, 2:387-525. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. “A Select Bibliography on International Christian Revivals.” In Michael J. McClymond, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America, 2:527-602. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. “Jonathan Edwards.” In John Corrigan, ed., Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion, 672-92. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. "Theology of Revivals," in Erwin Fahlbusch, et al., eds., The Encyclopedia of Christianity, Si-Z, Volume 5, 341-349 [@15,000 words]. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Leiden: Brill, 2008. “Religious Traditions, Violence, and Nonviolence.” [@9000 words] In Lester R. Kurtz, Jennifer E. Turpin, eds., Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict: Volume 3, Po – Z, s.v. 2nd Edition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2008. “’Continual Self-Contemplation’: John Henry Newman’s Critique of Evangelicalism,” in Kenneth Parker and Michael Pahls, ed., Tradition and Pluralism: Essays in Honor of William Shea, 303-328. Festscrift for Professor William Shea. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2008.
  8. 8. 8 “’Continual Self-Contemplation’: John Henry Newman’s Critique of Evangelicalism,” Downside Review 127 (2009) 1-12 [part one]. “’Continual Self-Contemplation’: John Henry Newman’s Critique of Evangelicalism,” Downside Review 127 (2009) 79-102 [part two]. “Revivals,” in Philip Goff, ed., Blackwell Companion to American Religion. (Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 2010) 306-320. “Evangelism and Mission,” in Gerald R. McDermott, ed., Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), 341- 54. [with Candy Gunther Brown, Stephen C. Mory, and Rebecca Williams] “Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal Intercessory Prayer (STEPP) on Auditory and Visual Impairment in Rural Mozambique,” Southern Medical Journal 103 (2010) 864-9. “Hearing the Symphony: A Critique of Some Critics of Sang Lee’s and Amy Pauw’s Account of Jonathan Edwards’s View of God.” In Don Schweitzer, ed., Jonathan Edwards as Contemporary: Essays in Honor of Sang Hyun Lee, 67-92. New York: Peter Lang, 2010. “Prosperity Already and Not Yet: An Eschatological Interpretation of the Health-and-Wealth Emphasis in the North American Pentecostal- Charismatic Movement,” in Peter Althouse and Robby Waddell, eds., Perspectives on Pentecostal Eschatologies: World Without End. 293-312. Eugune, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2010. “Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and Pentecostalism: Changing Contours of Christianity in the Modern Period,” in J. J. Mueller, ed., Theological Foundations. 155-181. Winona, MN: Anselm Academic, 2011. “Diversity, Revival, Rivalry, and Reform: Protestant Christianity in the United States, 1800-1950,” in Stephen Stein, ed., Cambridge History of Religions in America, Volume 2: 1790-1945, 225-250. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012. “Agape, Mutuality, and Self-Sacrifice: An Exploration into the Theology of Jonathan Edwards and the Concept of Godly Love.” In Matthew T. Lee and Amos Yong, eds., The Science and Theology of Godly Love, 33-55. Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2012. “Christian Mysticism – Help or Hindrance for Godly Love? A Case Study of Madame Guyon.” In Matthew T. Lee and Amos Yong, eds., Godly Love: Impediments and Possibilities, 195-224. Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2012. “‘A German Professor Dropped Into the American Forests’: The British, French, and German Receptions of Jonathan Edwards’s Theology, 1758- 1957,” in Oliver Crisp and Douglas Sweeney, eds., After Edwards: The
  9. 9. 9 Courses of the New England Theology, 208-224. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. [with Gerald McDermott] “Jonathan Edwards and the Future of Global Christianity,” Theology Today 70 (2013) 1-8. “Charismatic Renewal and Neo-Pentecostalism: From American Origins to Global Permutations,” in Cecil M. Robeck and Amos Yong, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Pentecostalism. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014. “Christianity” [a 34,000-word, 22-part essay]. In Tom Riggs, ed., Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 3 vols. 2nd edition. Detroit, MI: Thomson Gale, 2014. “’I Will Pour Out My Spirit Upon All Flesh’: An Historical and Theological Meditation on Pentecostal Origins,” Pneuma 37 (2015) 1-19. “Origenes Vindicatus, aut, Rufinus Redivivus?: A Review of Ilaria Ramelli, The Christian Doctrine of Apokatastasis (2013) [Review Essay], Theological Studies 76 (2015) 813-26. “After Toronto: Randy Clark’s Global Awakening, Heidi and Rolland Baker’s Iris Ministries, and the Post-1990s Global Charismatic Networks,” Pneuma 38 (2016) 1-27. “Introduction.” In Lamin Sanneh and Michael J. McClymond, eds., Wiley- Blackwell Companion to World Christianity, 1-17. Oxford, UK: Wiley- Blackwell, 2016. “Revival and Renewal Movements.” In Lamin Sanneh and Michael J. McClymond, eds., Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity, 244- 62. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. “Charismatic Gifts: Healing, Tongue-Speaking, Prophecy, and Exorcism.” In Lamin Sanneh and Michael J. McClymond, eds., Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity, 399-418. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. “Analogy: A Neglected Theme in Jonathan Edwards and Its Pertinence to Contemporary Theological Debates,” Jonathan Edwards Studies 6 (2016) 153-75. “Holy Tears: A Neglected Aspect of Early Christian Spirituality in Contemporary Context.” In Amos Yong and Dale Coulter, eds., The Holy Spirit and Human Affectivity, 87-111. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2016. “‘I Will Pour Out of My Spirit Upon All Flesh’: An Historical and Theological Meditation on Pentecostal Origins.” In Vinson Synan and Amos Yong, eds., Global Renewal Christianity: Europe and North America, 323-41. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2017.
  10. 10. 10 “Revival.” In Mark Noll and Timothy Larsen, eds, The Oxford History of the Protestant Dissenting Tradition; Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2017. “Evangelicals, Revival and Revivalism.” In Andrew Atherstone and David Ceri Jones, eds., Ashgate Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism. Abingdon, UK: Taylor and Francis Group, 2017. “Pentecostal Interpretations of the Bible.” In Paul Gutjahr, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. “Edwards Against Himself?: Conflicting Appeals to the Writings of Jonathan Edwards During the 1990s Pentecostal-Charismatic Revivals in Toronto and Pensacola.” In Amos Yong and Steven Studebaker, eds., From Northampton to Azusa: Pentecostals and the Theology of Jonathan Edwards. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2017. BOOK REVIEWS: Book note on Isaak August Dorner, Divine Immutability (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1994), in Religious Studies Review 21 (1995) 317-8. Review of Stephen Daniels, The Philosophy of Jonathan Edwards (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994), in The Journal of Religion 76 (1996) 121-2. Review of Charley D. Hardwick, Events of Grace: Naturalism, Existentialism, and Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), in Theological Studies 58 (1997) 14-6. Review of Thomas E. Jenkins, The Character of God: Recovering the Lost Literary Power of American Protestantism (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), in Theological Studies 60 (1999) 161-2. Review of Louis Dupré, Passage to Modernity (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994), in Scottish Journal of Theology 52 (1999) 136-7. Review of John R. Fitzmier, New England's Moral Legislator, Timothy Dwight: 1852-1817 (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998), in Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 69 (2000) 218-20. Review of John B. Henderson, The Construction of Orthodoxy and Heresy: Neo-Confucian, Islamic, Jewish, and Early Christian Patterns (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998), in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 68 (2000) 182-85. Review of Donald L. Gelpi, Varieties of Transcendental Experience: A Study in Constructive Postmodernism (Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2000), in Theological Studies 62 (2001) 163-65.
  11. 11. 11 Review of Gerald R. McDermott, Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods: Christian Theology, Enlightenment Religion, and Non-Christian Faiths (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), in The Journal of Religion 81 (2001), 478-80. Book note on Sang Hyun Lee and Allen C. Guelzo, eds., Edwards in Our Time: Jonathan Edwards and the Shaping of American Religion (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1999), in Theology Today 58 (2001) 274. Review of Alexid McCrossen, Holy Day, Holiday: The American Sunday (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2000), in Journal of the Early Republic 21 (2001) 382-4. Review of Philip Jenkins, Mystics and Messiahs: Cults and New Religions in American History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 70 (2002) 420-22. Review of Paul Valliere, Modern Russian Theology: Bukharev, Soloviev, Bulgakov - Orthodox Theology in a New Key (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001), in Theological Studies 63 (2002) 847-9. Review of Frank Lambert, Inventing the Great Awakening (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), in The Journal of Religion 82 (2002) 251-3. Review of Stephen R. Holmes, God of Grace and God of Glory: An Account of the Theology of Jonathan Edwards (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001), in The Journal of Religion 64 (2003) 467-9 Review of Robert E. Brown, Jonathan Edwards and the Bible (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002), in Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 73 (2003) 416-8. Review of Avihu Zakai, Jonathan Edwards’s Philosophy of History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003), in Journal of Religion 85 (2005) 121-3. Review of E. Brooks Holifield, Theology in America (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003), in Zeitschrift für neuere Theologiegeschichte / Journal for the History of Modern Theology 12 (2005) 156-63. Review of Philip Gura, Jonathan Edwards: America’s Evangelical (New York: Hill and Wang, 2005), in American Historical Review 111 (2006) 1164-5. Review of D. G. Hart, Sean Michael Lucas, and Stephen J. Nichols, eds., The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards: American Religion and the Evangelical Tradition (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2003), in Church History 75 (2006) 699-701.
  12. 12. 12 Review of George Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003), in Church History 76 (2007) 207-10. Review of Hugh McLeod, ed. World Christianities, c. 1914-c.2000; The Cambridge History of Christianity, Volume 9 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006), in Church History 77 (2008) 510-3. Review of William K. Kay, Apostolic Networks in Britain: A New Way of Being Church (Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2007), in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009) 28-9. Review of William P. Atkinson, The ‘Spiritual Death’ of Jesus: A Pentecostal Investigation (Leiden: Brill, 2009), in Pneuma 32 (2010) 154- 5. Review of Douglas A. Sweeney and Charles Hambrick-Stowe, eds., Holding on to the Faith: Confessional Traditions in American Christianity (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2008), in Journal of Presbyterian History 90 (2012) 95-6. PAPER PRESENTATIONS, CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION, AND PODCASTS: "Jonathan Edwards, Theocentrism, and the Ambiguities of Order." Presented to the Philosophy of Religion Section, American Academy of Religion West Coast Meeting, Los Angeles, March 1991. "'The One in the Many': Reflections on the Appraisal of Religions in Ernst Troeltsch's The Absoluteness of Religions and the History of Religions." Presented to the Nineteenth Century Theology Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Kansas City, November 1991. "Discerning the Body: The Hodge-Nevin Eucharistic Debate as a Question of Ritual." Presented to the Nineteenth Century Religions Section, American Academy of Religion West Coast Meeting, Los Angeles, March 1993. "Love Supreme, Love Divine: A Hindu-Christian-Muslim Trialogue, Featuring St. Anselm of Canterbury, Ramanuja of Srirangam, and Al- Ghazali of Damascus" (a dramatic presentation). Phi Kappa Phi Lecture, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, January 1994. "The Theological Imagination of Jonathan Edwards.” Presented at the conference "The Writings of Jonathan Edwards: Text and Context, Text and Interpretation,” Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, June 1994. "Sinners in the Hands of a Virtuous God: Ethics and Divinity in Jonathan Edwards's End of Creation." Presented to the Jonathan Edwards Society, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, October 1994. "Recovering the 'Living God': Isaak August Dorner and Karl Barth as Reinterpreters of Divine Immutability." Presented to the Systematic Theology Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Chicago, November 1994.
  13. 13. 13 Respondent in the Dorner Consultation, Nineteenth Century Theology Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Chicago, November 1994. "The Broken Image: The Rhetoric of Idolatry and the Culture of Iconoclasm." Presented in the session on "Public Culture: Rituals, Rites, and Icons," at the 21st Annual Conference on Social Theory, Politics, and the Arts. Held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, October 1995. "The Rhetoric of Idolatry and the Politics of Resistance." Presented in the session on "Monotheism and Its Others" in the Comparative Studies in Religion Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Philadelphia, November 1995. Respondent for Professor Randy VanderMey's "Language, Labyrinths, and Love: Notes Toward an Ethical Critique of Desire in Literature." Phi Kappa Phi Lecture, Westmont College, January 1996. "George Lindbeck, Christian Doctrine, and Epistemology." Presented to the Epistemology Working Group of the "Missiology of Western Culture Project." Saint Mary's Retreat Center, Santa Barbara, California, July 1996. Participant in the John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Program Winter Workshop, Berkeley, California, January 1997. "God-Consciousness and Its Critics: Theistic and Atheistic Interpretations of the Religious Impulse in Schleiermacher and Feuerbach." Presented to the Nineteenth Century Religions Section, American Academy of Religion West Coast Meeting, Berkeley, March 1997. "Shoes That Fit, Socks That Stretch: Mircea Eliade's Construal of Abrahamic Religions and the Quest for Categories." Presented to the Brown-Bag Religious Studies Seminar, University of California, San Diego, March 1997. Participant, University of California Consortium for the Study of Religion, Berkeley, March 1997. Respondent for Professor Rick Kennedy's "Testimony, Trust, and Degrees of Assent in the History of Logic," Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, April 1997. Participant in the John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Program Summer Advanced Workshop, Berkeley, California, June 1997. Moderator of the Panel Discussion, "In Search of a Global Ethic: The Contribution of Religious Studies," featuring scholars from the fields of religious studies, comparative politics, international law, and medical ethics. Held at the University of California Consortium for the Study of
  14. 14. 14 Religion Meeting, San Diego, October 1997. "Prophet or Loss? Assessing Max Weber's Theory of Religious Leadership." Presented to the History of the Study of Religion Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, San Francisco, November 1997. "Religious Visions in 3-D: Supernaturalistic, Mentalistic, and Neuroscientific Explanations." Presented at the conference entitled, "Human Selves and Transcendent Experiences: A Dialogue Between Science and Religion." Presented at the University of California, San Diego, January 1998. "Sinners in the Hands of a Virtuous God: Ethics and Divinity in Jonathan Edwards's End of Creation." Candidate Lecture for the Position in American Christianity, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, February 1998. "What's Science and What's Not?: The Debate Over 'Scientific Creationism,'" and "Religious Visions in 3-D: A Consideration of Competing Explanations." Candidate Lectures for the Witherspoon Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, February 1998. "Kali's Boy and Allah's Glory: Ramakrishna, Baha'u'llah, and the Weberian Theory of Religious Leadership." Presented to the Nineteenth Century Religions Group, American Academy of Religion Western Regional Meeting, California State University - Fullerton, March 1998. "The Secularization of the American University: An Analysis and Critique." Guest lecture for graduate students in the Department of Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, November 1998. Invited Presenter for the Interdepartmental Humanities Seminar (Theological Studies, Philosophy, and History Departments) on Pope John Paul II's encyclical, Fides et Ratio ("Faith and Reason"), Saint Louis University, December 1998. "Brahman, Void, or Creator?: The Place of Hinduism and Buddhism in the Contemporary Dialogue of Science and Religion." Presented to the Winter Workshop of the John Templeton Foundation, Berkeley, California, January 1999. Also presented as a Guest Lecture at Webster University, Webster Groves, Missouri, April 1999. Chair of Session on Jonathan Edwards, American Society of Church History, Spring Meeting, San Diego, California, April 1999. "Footnotes to the Future: Popular Apocalypticism in Annotated Bibles from the Scofield Reference Bible (1909) to the End Times Bible (1997)." Presented to the Evangelical Theology Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Boston, November 1999. "Jesus of Nashville: Bible Editions and Popular Religion in Twentieth- Century America." Presented to the Winter Meeting of the American
  15. 15. 15 Society of Church History / American Historical Association, Chicago, January 2000. "If There Had Been No Vaccination: Some Conjectures Concerning the Character of Jonathan Edwards's Unwritten Magnum Opus." Presented at the conference, "Jonathan Edwards in Historical Memory," University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2000. Respondent for Professor Noel Swerdlow's "Galileo, Truth in Science, and the Church," Sponsored by the Departments of History, Theological Studies, and Philosophy, and the Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University, November 2000. Chairperson of the Session "The Interpretation of American Revivalism," Nineteenth-Century Theology Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2000. Respondent for Professor William Wainwright's "Theological Determinism and the Problem of Evil: Are Arminians Any Better Off?", Society of Christian Philosophers Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2000. "Climbing the Palm Tree: The Loss and Recovery of Eroticism in the Christian Tradition." Presented to the class on "Love, Sex, and Marriage in the Christian Tradition," Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, March 2001. "In Search of the Good Society: A Comparison of the Christian and Islamic Visions." Presented at the Annual Symposium, Fall 2002, "Christianity and Islam: Their Similarities and Differences." Crisler Biblical Institute, Santa Barbara, California, October 2002. “The Varieties of American Evangelical Experience.” Invited Lecture at the Church History Conference, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada, July 2005. “Why Five?: Articles of Faith, Creedal Subscription, and the Fundamentalist Call for Doctrinal Consensus.” Invited Lecture at the Church History Conference, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada, July 2006. “A Global, Spiritual Pandemic: The Christian Revivals of 1903-09 in Epidemiological Perspective.” North American Religions Section, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2006. “Revival, Awakening, and Renewal: The Holy Spirit’s Role in American History and What We Can Learn from It.” St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Roanoke, Virginia. October 2007. A three-part series of public lectures attended by about 200 laypersons. “Revival, Awakening, and Renewal: The Holy Spirit’s Role in American History and What We Can Learn from It.” West County Assembly of God,
  16. 16. 16 Chesterfield, Missouri, January 2008. A three-part series of public lectures attended by about 150 laypersons. Presided and introduced Professor Jürgen Moltmann of Tübingen University at a lunchtime session during the joint meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies and the Wesleyan Studies Society, March 2008, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. “Prosperity Already and Not Yet: An Eschatological Interpretation of the Health-and-Wealth Emphasis in the North American Pentecostal- Charismatic Movement.” Presented to the Pentecostal-Charismatic Consultation of the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2008, Chicago, Illinois. “Whatever Became of Calvinist Revivals?: Preparationism, Immediatism, and the Shape of the North American Revival Tradition.” Presented to the Reformed Theology and History Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Presider at Session on Religious Persecution, Sponsored by the Evangelical Theology Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Keynote Address, Jonathan Edwards Society, October 2010, Northampton, Massachusetts. “Global Awakenings: Pentecostal-Charismatic Healing Practice in North America, Brazil, and Mozambique as an Expression of Godly Love,” Conference on the Great Commandment, Vanguard University, November 2010, Costa Mesa, California. Presider at Session on “Evangelical Eschatology and Physical Cosmology,” Sponsored by the Evangelical Theology Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2010, Atlanta, Georgia. "Hawking Right or Wrong?: God, the Big Bang, and the Question of Cosmic Origins," Academy of Science Lecture, Clayton Community Center, Clayton, Missouri, March 2011. "What Counts as Scientific Evidence?: Or, How a Medical Article on Pentecostal Healing in Africa Kicked Over the Hornets' Nest." Academy of Science Lecture, Clayton Community Center, Clayton, Missouri, October 2011. Presider at Session on “Music, Praise, and Worship in Pentevangelical Christianity.” Co--Sponsored by the Pentecostal-Charismatic Studies Group and the Evangelical Theology Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2011, San Francisco, California. Presider at Session on “Early Modern Protestant Appropriation of Catholic Thought and Practice,” American Society of Church History, Chicago, Illinois, January 2012.
  17. 17. 17 Presenter and Panelist, Theology of Jonathan Edwards Conference, February 2012, Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia. “From the Jesus People, to the Toronto Revival, and to Worldwide Mission: The Emergence and Development of Randy Clark and Global Awakenings.” Society of Pentecostal Studies, February-March 2012, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Invited Participant, Lausanne Committee Consultation on the Future of Theological Education [limited to 50 invited participants, with 17 from North America]. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, May-June 2012, South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Research on Religion Podcast, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, “Michael McClymond on Jonathan Edwards,” July 2012. Online Version: http://www.researchonreligion.org/historical- topics/michael-mcclymond-on-jonathan-edwards "Between Rome, Geneva, Constantinople, and Los Angeles: Reflections on Jonathan Edwards and the Future of World Christianity,” public lecture at Overseas Ministries Study Center, September 2012, New Haven, Connecticut. Online Version: http://www.omsc.org/audio.shtml “Spiritual Awakening: Past Lessons, Future Hope.” Sponsored by the C. S. Lewis Institute. A four-part series presented to 150 laypersons, September 2012, Falls Church, Virginia. Online Version: http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/audio/by/album/spiritual_awakening_past_l essons_future_hope Instructor for Week-Long Seminar on “Themes in Worldwide Christianity,” Overseas Ministries Study Center (OMSC), October 2012, New Haven, Connecticut. Respondent at Joint Session of the Wesleyan Studies Group and the Evangelical Studies Group, on Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Three-Part Podcast at Desiring God Ministries. Part One posted as “The Trininitarian Shape of Jonathan Edwards Theology.” Parts Two and Three to be posted in 2014, along with another interview on universalism. December 2012. Online version: http://www.desiringgod.org/resource- library/authors-on-the-line/the-trinitarian-shape-of-jonathan-edwards- theology-an-interview-with-michael-mcclymond “Christ Between the Thieves: A Theological and Pastoral Response to the Challenge of Christian Universalism” and “Between Rome, Geneva, Constantinople, and Los Angeles: Jonathan Edwards and the Future of Christianity.” Invited lectures from the Carl Henry Center for Theological Understanding and the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Followed by a videotaped interview posted on the
  18. 18. 18 seminary website and on YouTube; February 2013, Deerfield, Illinois. “Holy Tears: A Neglected Aspect of Early Christian Spirituality in Contemporary Context.” Invited keynote address at conference on “The Holy Spirit and Human Affectivity” at Regent University, March 2013, Virginia Beach, Virginia. “Did Edwards Change? A Developmental Model for Understanding America’s Greatest Theologian.” Invited lecture at Covenant Theological Seminary, April 2013, Creve Coeur, Missouri. Respondent to the Session “The Politics and Ethics of Religious Conversion: Pentecostalism and Migration in Contemporary Africa.” Presented to a quintuply-sponsored session of the African Religions Group, the Ethics Section, the Religion and Conversion Group, the Religion and Migration Group, and the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2013, Baltimore, Maryland. “The Practice of Holy Tears: Compunction, Theosis, and Union with the Dying and Rising Christ.” Presented to the Christian Systematic Theology Section, American Academic of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2013, Baltimore, Maryland. Presiding at Session: “Lonnie Frisbee: The Life and Death of a Hippy Preacher.” Quadruply-sponsored session of the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group; Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group; Religion, Media, and Culture Group; and Gay Men and Religion Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2014, San Diego, California. Panelist for Book Discussion of Esther Acolatse, For Freedom or Bondage: A Critique of African Pastoral Practices (Eerdmans 2014), African Association for the Study of Religion, November 2014, San Diego, California. “Did Edwards Change?” Presented to the Theology and Religion Seminar, University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK), February 2015. “How a German Cobbler Changed Modern Theology and Culture,” Presented to the Theology and Religion Seminar, University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK), May 2015. “Purgatory Old and New.” Presented to the Theology and Religion Seminar, University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK), June 2015. “I Will Pour Out My Spirit Upon All Flesh: An Historical and Theological Meditation on Pentecostal Origins.” Presented at E21 Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Conference, May 2015, Jerusalem, Israel/Palestine. Presider at Session on “Reframing Gender and Pentecostalism in the Global South and in the New South.” Presented to the Pentecostal-
  19. 19. 19 Charismatic Movements Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2015, Atlanta, Georgia. “Analogy: A Neglected Theme in Jonathan Edwards and Its Pertinence to Contemporary Theological Debates.” Presented at a conference on the Transcultural Impact of Jonathan Edwards, held at International Christian University, in March 2016, Tokyo, Japan. “Occidentalism: Europe or the West as Culturally ‘Other’ in Contemporary Studies of World Christianity.” Presented in a Seminar at Fuller Theological Seminary, April 2016, Pasadena, California. “The New Charismatic Antinomianism.” Presented to the E21 Global Seminar, Paddington Hilton Hotel, May 2016, London, England. “Competitive or Distributive?: Conceptions of the Holy Spirit’s Agency in the Christologies and Ecclesiologies of Karl Barth and Edward Irving.” Keynote Address to the Annual Karl Barth Conference, Princeton Theological Seminary, June 2016, Princeton, New Jersey. “Affective Perception.” Invited Lecture to a Seminar on Spiritual Perception, organized by Paul Gavilruk (College of St. Thomas) and Sarah Coakley (Cambridge University), November 2016, San Antonio, Texas. “Portion of God or Principle of Action? Edwardsean-Pentecostal Reflections on the Holy Spirit as Divine Presence and Dispositional Agent.” Presented to the Christian Systematic Theology Section and Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2016, San Antonio, Texas. Presider at Session on “Megachurches and Migration in London: Transformations of Social Relationships and the Self?” Presented to the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November 2016, San Antonio, Texas. “Universalism: The Christian Debate on Salvation for All.” Three-Part Lecture Series for Local Pastors, January 2017, Columbia, Missouri. Invited Speaker at Conference on “The Gift of Human Sexuality and the Holy Spirit,” Singapore Scholars’ Forum of E21, May 2017, Singapore. COURSES TAUGHT: Saint Louis University Courses: "Theological Foundations," "American Church History (Graduate Seminar)," "Religion and Science," "American Christianity," "Research Problems in American Religion" (Doctoral Seminar), “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” (Doctoral Seminar); "The Bible and American Culture: Texts, Contexts, Prooftexts, Pretexts" (Doctoral Seminar), “Nineteenth-Century European Religious Thought in Trans-Atlantic Perspective” (Doctoral Seminar); "Christianity in Africa and Asia," "Religions of Asia," “The History and Method of Historical Theology” (Doctoral Seminar), “Theosis” (Doctoral Seminar), “American Spirituality”;
  20. 20. 20 “Prospectus Course” (Two-Semester-Long Doctoral Seminar); “Historical Methods” (Doctoral Seminar); “The Theology of Yves Congar” (Doctoral Seminar). University of Birmingham (UK) Courses. “Evangelical and Pentecostal Music and Worship.” University of California Courses: "Introduction to Christianity," "Theory and Method in the Study of Religion" (Graduate Seminar), "Religion in America," "Religion and Science: The Transcendent in Cosmos, Nature, and Life," and "Religions of the Ancient Near East." Westmont College Courses: "Modern Christianity" (1500-1900), "American Christianity," "Contemporary Christianity" (20th Century), "Introduction to Christian Doctrine," "Grace and Freedom" (Undergraduate Seminar), "Asian Religions," "World Religions," "Theory and Method in Religion" (Undergraduate Seminar), and "Hermeneutics, Critical Theory and Postmodernism" (Undergraduate Seminar). Co-taught courses with Westmont Professors Thomas Jayawardene (Sociology), Joseph Huffman (Medieval History), Diana Butler (American religion), and Jonathan Wilson (Systematic Theology). Wheaton College Courses: "Historical Theology" (2nd to 20th Centuries), "Christian Thought," "Theological Ethics," "Jonathan Edwards" (Undergraduate Seminar). Designed, taught, and directed--with the medieval social historian, Dr. Joseph Huffman—a seven-week interdisciplinary course, "Art and Ideas of the Western World" (Summer 1993), devoted to multicultural aspects of world civilization, based on-site in nine countries (Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, and England). DISSERTATION DIRECTION: Dissertation Director, Andrew Russell, “None of Self, and All of Thee: The Keswick Movement at Home and Abroad,” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2013. Dissertation Director, George Faithful, “Mothering the Fatherland: Basilea Schlink’s Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary and Her Anti-Nazi Theology of Intercessory Repentance,” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2011. [Dissertation published as Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.] Dissertation Director, John Halsey Wood, Jr., “Going Dutch in the Modern Age: Abraham Kuyper’s Covenant Theology as an Attempt to Vindicate Reformed Protestantism in the Age of Disestablishment.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2010. [Dissertation published as Going Dutch in the Modern Age: Abraham Kuyper’s Struggle for a Free Church in the Nineteenth-
  21. 21. 21 Century Netherlands, Oxford Studies in Historical Theology; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.] Dissertation Director: Oliver Herbel, “An American Anaphora: Uniates, African Americans, Evangelical Protestants and the Making of an American Orthodox Church.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2009. [Dissertation published as Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.] Dissertation Director, Benjamin Wagner, “New Wine, Old Wineskin: Pentecostal Responses to the Charismatic Renewal During a Time of Spiritual Awakening, 1960-1982.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2009. Dissertation Director: Michael Farley, “Reforming Reformed Worship: American Presbyterian Theologies of Liturgy, 1840-2004.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2007. Dissertation Director: Greg Oren Johnson, “From Morning Watch to Quiet Time: The Historical and Theological Development of Private Prayer in Anglo-American Protestant Instruction, 1870-1950.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2007. DISSERTATION READING: External Reader for an Australian Dissertation: Irene Petrou, “From North Africa to Byzantium and to New England: Augustine, Maximus and Jonathan Edwards on the Meaning and Shape of Christian Salvation,” Department of Ancient History, Centre for the History of Christian Thought and Experience, Ph.D. in Theology, Macquarie University, 2014. Reader for Dissertation: Danny Dunivan, “Toward a Re-envisioned Baptist History: Manipulation and Marginalization in the Union of Historiography and Identity--The Case of the General Baptists,” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2012. Reader for Dissertation: Hudson Russell David, “The Negro a Beast: Nachash Theology and the Nineteenth-Century American Re-making of Negro Origins,” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 2012. Reader for Dissertation: John Ayabe, "Evangelicals and the Antimission Crisis: A Study of Religious Identity in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1820- 1840." Ph.D. in History, Saint Louis University, 2007. Reader for Dissertation: Chris Crain, “The Beautiful, the Sublime, and the Comic: An Aesthetic Appraisal of John Williamson Nevin and the Mercersburg Theology.” Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, May 2003.
  22. 22. 22 Reader for Dissertation: Dennis Durst, "'No Legacy Annuls Heredity from God': Evangelical Social Reformers and Eugenics in North America." Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, May 2002. Reader for Dissertation: Michael David Peters, "Jonathan Edwards's Politicization of Millennialism." Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, September 2000. Reader for Dissertation: Mark Reynolds, "Charles Hodge's Ecclesiastical Elenchthics: His Response to Catholicizing Tendencies in the Churches, 1837-1860." Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, May 2000. Examiner in Oral Defense: Elizabeth Cooke, "Charles S. Peirce's Universal Fallibilism." Ph.D. in Philosophy, Saint Louis University, May 2000. LANGUAGES: Reading knowledge of German, French, Latin, and Greek (Koiné). PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: American Academy of Religion (1989- ). American Society of Church History (1998- ). Pacific Coast Theological Society (corresponding member; elected to membership in 1997). University of California Consortium for the Study of Religion (1997-98). Included in Who's Who in the World, 17th ed.- Millennium Edition (2000). PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: Invited Member of the American Society of Church History’s Evaluation Committee on editorial policies and procedures for the journal, Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture; 2008-09. Co-Chair of Steering Committee, Evangelical Theology Group, American Academy of Religion; 2010-2013. Co-Chair of Steering Committee, Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group, 2012-2017. FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS Senior Scholar-in-Residence, Overseas Ministries Studies Center (OMSC), New Haven, Connecticut, Fall 2012 (room supplied with a $1500/month stipend for research). Co-recipient (with Professor Candy Brown of Indiana University) of a grant for $150,000 from the Flame of Love Project, sponsored by the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, University of Akron, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation. This grant, under the title, “Global Awakenings—An Ethnographic and Theological Study of Divine Healing in World Missions and Revivals as an Expression of Godly Love,” will
  23. 23. 23 facilitate a study of the emerging pentecostal churches in Mozambique, Brazil, and North America. January 2009-January 2011. Provost’s Research Leave, Saint Louis University, Fall 2007 (equivalent to $30,000). Grant of $2500 from the Deaconess Foundation of St. Louis for the “Emerging Leaders” conference of the Institute for World Christianity, January 2007. Co-applicant (with Professor Candy Brown of American Studies) for a successful $3750 Andrew Mellon grant for the SLU conference, "Spiritual Healing: Catholic, Protestant, and Medical Perspectives," March 2006. Grant of $2500 from the Deaconess Foundation of St. Louis for the SLU conference, "Spiritual Healing: Catholic, Protestant, and Medical Perspectives," March 2006. The Louisville Foundation, Grant for Research Leave, 2001-2002 ($48,400, General Grant Program). Marchetti Fund, Grant for the conference on "The Future of Christianity: Emerging Trends in the Twenty-First Century," September 2003 ($6900). John Templeton Foundation, Science and Religion Course Program Development Grant, 2000 ($2,000). Andrew Mellon Foundation Travel Grant, Fall 2000 ($2,140). Faculty Designated Research Leave, SLU 2000 Initiative, Saint Louis University, Fall 2000 (equivalent to $21,000). General Grant Program (for purchase of materials), The Louisville Institute for the Study of American Protestantism, 1999 ($1700). The Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize Essay of the American Society of Church History, for Encounters With God: An Approach to the Theology of Jonathan Edwards (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998). Annually awarded for the best first book in the history of Christianity. Witherspoon Fellowship (for research in religion and science), Washington University in St. Louis, 1998-2000 ($64,000, for two years; offered and declined). John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Program Grant, 1997 ($10,000). Co-recipient (with David Noel Freedman) of a grant from the Center for the Humanities, University of California, San Diego, Spring 1997 ($6,000). Faculty Development Summer Stipends, Westmont College, 1994 and
  24. 24. 24 1996 ($2000 each). Selection for Northwestern University-Sussex University Exchange Program, 1978-9. Honors Coursework in Chemistry and Physics, Northwestern University, 1976-7. National Merit Finalist, Burke High School, Omaha, Nebraska, 1976. CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA, AND LECTURES ORGANIZED: Organizer and Host of the Institute for World Christianity “Consultation for Emerging Leaders.” Held at the Manresa Center of Saint Louis University, January 2007, this event brought together 45 younger Christian leaders from more than 30 different nations and ethnicities to discuss the theme of collaboration in Christian service (www.worldchristianity.org). Coordinator, Henri de Lubac Endowed Lectureship, Saint Louis University. Lecturer for 2001: Bernard McGinn, University of Chicago Divinity School. “St. Catherine of Siena: Apostle and Doctor of the Church.” Lecturer for 2002: Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago. “Public Morality in a Global Society: Catholics and Muslims in Dialogue.” Lecturer for 2003: John Haught, Georgetown University. “Science, Theology, and the Origin of Life.” Lecturer for 2004: Lamin Sanneh, Yale University. "African Religions in a Theological Frame." Lecturer for 2005: Philip Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University “The Last Acceptable Prejudice: The New Anti-Catholicism.” Lecturer for 2006: Oscar Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga. “The Ethics of Globalization.” Lecturer for 2007: Mark Noll, Notre Dame University “Pope John Paul II: An Evangelical Assessment.” Co-organizer and Host for the Conference: “Spiritual Healing: Catholic, Protestant, and Medical Perspectives.” Co-sponsored by the Saint Louis University Medical School, the Aquinas Institute, and the American Studies and Theological Studies Departments. Held at the Busch Center in March 2006, this conference attracted more than 600 participants. Organizer and Host for the Conference, "The Future of Christianity: Emerging Trends in the Twenty-First Century." Held at the Manresa Center of Saint Louis University, September 2003. Convener of "Revivalism and American Culture" session, Nineteenth Century Theology Group, American Academy of Religion National Meeting, Nashville, November 2000. Organizer and Host for the conference, "Human Selves and Transcendent Experiences: A Dialogue Between Science and Religion," jointly sponsored by the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Berkeley, the John Templeton Foundation, and the Religious Studies Program at UCSD. Held at the University of California, San Diego,
  25. 25. 25 January 1998. (See “Selected Media Features” below.) Organizer and Host for the symposium, "In Search of a Global Ethic: The Contribution of Religious Studies," University of California Consortium for the Study of Religion. Held at the University of California, San Diego, October 1997. DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE: Faculty Council, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Louis University, 2015-Present. PhD Studies Committee Member, Fall 2011-Present. Peer Review Committee Member, Fall 2011-2014, 2016-Present. Third Year Review Committees, Wendy Anderson (Fall 2005), Peter Martens (Fall 2011), and Daniel Smith (Fall 2014). Departmental Secretary for Faculty Meetings, 2009-2011. Wabash Institute Departmental Self-Study, Graduate Program in Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, Spring 2007 and Spring 2008. Peer Review Committee, Theological Studies Department, Saint Louis University, 2004-07. Coordinator, Henri De Lubac Endowed Lectureship, Saint Louis University, 2001-07. Graduate Studies Committee, Theological Studies Department, Saint Louis University, 2004-07, 2011-2014. Mellon Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Louis University, 2003-05, 2015-Present. Chair of Search Committee, Latino Theology and History Search, Saint Louis University, 2003-04. Search Committee Member, Christian Social Ethics Search, Saint Louis University, 1998-99. Founding Member, Erasmus Society (Interdisciplinary Humanities Society), Westmont College, 1994-96. Search Committee Member, Hebrew Bible Search, Westmont College, 1991-93. SELECTED MEDIA FEATURES: Christianity Today, quoted twice in the cover story by Tim Stafford, “Miracles in Mozambique,” May 2012, 18-26. [the story based on research that I did with Professor Candy Brown of Indiana University]
  26. 26. 26 “Interview on The Theology of Jonathan Edwards” [with Gerald McDermott, co-interviewee, and Justin Taylor, interviewer] http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/2011/12/02/an-interview-on- the-theology-of-jonathan-edwards/ The San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday, Feb. 6, 1998, "More Questions Than Answers Between Science and Religion," by Sandi Dolbee. Los Angeles Times, Sunday, Apr. 26, 1998. Quoted on the front page, in the "Column One" feature, "Seeking the Biology of Spirituality," by Robert Lee Hotz. KJSL Radio, St. Louis. Radio Host of a Protestant-Catholic-Orthodox discussion with Dr. Valerie Karras and Dr. Michael Maher, broadcast on Saturday, October 31, 1998. KJSL Radio, St. Louis. Radio Host of "The Church in Black and White," a discussion of race and the churches in St. Louis, broadcast on Saturday, February 20, 1999. KMOV-TV and KMOX Radio, St. Louis, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999. Interviewed in a live call-in radio program, and profiled on the evening news, as a commentator on Rev. Billy Graham during his St. Louis crusade. La Croix, Tuesday, 31 October - Wednesday 1 November 2000 (one of four daily newspapers in Paris). Quoted in the feature article on American religion, "La Bible, fonde la nation," by Claire Lesegretain. The Washington Post, 16 June 2001. Quoted in the article, "Tracing the Synapses of Our Spirituality," by Shankar Vedantam. WBEZ-Chicago, 22 October 2003. Hour-long radio interview on the Chicago NPR affiliate on the topic of world Pentecostalism with Yale University Professor Lamin Sanneh and the host interviewer. Available at the website: http://www.wbez.org/audio_library/od_raoct03.asp St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 13 and 16 May 2005. Quoted in stories related to the Global Day of Prayer, which drew 3000 participants to Busch Stadium. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Institute for World Christianity, Founder and President. Founder and leader of a nonprofit 501c3 organization that sponsored its first “Emerging Leaders” Conference in January 2007. Held at the Manresa Center of Saint Louis University, this event brought together 45 younger Christian leaders from more than 30 different nations and ethnicities to discuss the theme of collaboration in Christian service (www.worldchristianity.org). Board Member and Interfaith Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity – St. Louis, 2007-09. Served as official liaison with churches and other faith- based organizations in the St. Louis region for this well-known nonprofit organization, with an annual budget (in the St. Louis chapter) of $3 million.
  27. 27. 27 Board Member and Weekly Teacher, Stepping Into the Light. Volunteered as Board Member and a Sunday afternoon teacher at a drug and alcohol recovery ministry in North St. Louis (1402 Hebert Street). 2004-2008 Program Team Leader, and Event Coordinator, Global Day of Prayer – St. Louis; 2005-10. Gathered an interracial and multiethnic team to organize two-hour prayer program, and had final responsibility for the annual prayer event at Busch Stadium, involving about 150 participants and 3000 participants. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES: Pastoral Assistant (non-ordained). Carter-Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Skokie, IL. Assumed pastoral responsibilities for a large Assyrian-American congregation, composed of first- and second-generation emigrés from Iran and Iraq. Taught adults and high school students two to three times per week. 1985-86 Chemist. Hercules Inc. Research, Newark, DE. Worked directly under the late Dr. David Breslow, a scientist previously with the Manhattan Project (i.e., the atomic bomb project of the 1940s). Helped develop a patented plastic, "Metton" (polydicyclopentadiene). Served as the only non-Ph.D. in a working group of eleven scientists. 1980-1981. AVOCATIONS: Electric guitar; lead guitarist and occasional singer in “The Unlikely Blues Band,” a six-member combo that performs in nightclubs and at private parties in the St. Louis region, 1999-2001. Guitarist, songwriter, singer in “The Pneumatics,” a three-member blues- and-rock band that performed occasionally in the St. Louis region and opened for rock legend Chuck Berry in September 2004. 2003-05. Weightlifting, jogging, dancing.

×