This time, we welcome Dr. James E. McGoldrick on the broadcast to discuss his book Presbyterian & Reformed Churches: A Global History. Dr. McGoldrick is Professor of Church History at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and is also the author of Christianity and Its Competitors: New Faces of Old Heresy. Dr. McGoldrick received his B.S. and M.A.from Temple University, and his from Ph.D from West Virginia University.
We welcome back to the broadcast Dr. James Bratt, author of Dutch Calvinism in Modern America: A History of a Conservative Subculture. Dr. Bratt holds a B.A., History from Calvin College, and a Ph.D. from Yale University, with specialties in American intellectual and religious history and the history of immigration. He is also author of the books Dutch Calvinism in Modern America and Abraham Kuyper: A Centennial Reader.
This time, we welcome back Dr. Darryl G. Hart, author of the book Calvinism: A History. Dr. Hart is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College. He earned his B.A in film from Temple University, his M.A.R. in Theology/Church History from Westminster Theological Seminary, his M.T.S. in American Religious History from Harvard University, his M.A. in history from Johns Hopkins University, and his Ph.D. in American History from Johns Hopkins University. He blogs regularly at oldlife.org.
This week, we welcome back R. Scott Clark to the program to discuss law and gospel. Dr. Clark is professor of church history and historical theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1997, has also served as Academic Dean (1997-2000), and has also taught at Wheaton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS, and Concordia University Irvine. He has been a minister in the Reformed Church in the United States and is presently a minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America. Dr. Clark is presently a minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America. He has served congregations in Missouri and California, and also hosts the Office Hours and formerly the Heidelblog podcasts.
This time, we welcome Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, author of the book The World Is Not Ours to Save: Finding the Freedom to Do Good.
Tyler Wigg-Stevenson is the founder and director of the Two Futures Project, and also serves as chairman of the Global Task Force on Nuclear Weapons for the World Evangelical Alliance.
He is also the author of Brand Jesus: Christianity in a Consumerist Age, a contributing editor at Sojourners magazine, politics columnist at Relevant magazine, and a regular writer and speaker on matters of faith and public life. Tyler is an ordained Baptist minister with degrees from Swarthmore College and Yale Divinity School.
This time, we welcome Dr. Daniel Treier, author of the book Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Scriptural Practice. Dr. Treier received his B.A. from Cedarville University, his M.Div. and Th.M. from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. (Systematic Theology) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Treier is also author of Proverbs & Ecclesiastes and Virtue and the Voice of God: Toward Theology As Wisdom, and co-editor of Co-Editor or Associate Editor of six other books, including the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible.
This time, we welcome Dr. James Hamilton, author of the book What Is Biblical Theology? A Guide to the Bible’s Story, Symbolism, and Patterns. Dr. Hamilton is Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming to Southern, Dr. Hamilton served as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Houston campus and was the preaching pastor at Baptist Church of the Redeemer. He has written God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology and, God’s Indwelling Presence: The Ministry of the Holy Spirit in the Old and New Testaments. He has contributed chapters to many other books, and has authored many scholarly articles. He currently serves as the preaching pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church.
We welcome John Samson back for a discussion on the differences and relationship between law and Gospel. John serves as the pastor of King’s Church in Phoenix, AZ. John is a graduate of Elim Bible College (now re-named Regents Theological College). His written articles have been included in three new E-Books: The Work of the Trinity in Salvation (The Spirit’s Effectual Application of Christ’s Redemption to All the Father Has Given Him), Intro to Reformed Theology – A Calvinist Survival Guide, and The Doctrine of Regeneration. He is also the author of Twelve What Abouts – Answering Common Objections Concerning God’s Sovereignty In Election.
This time, we welcome back to the podcast Dr. Alex Chediak, author of Preparing Your Teens for College: Faith, Friends, Finances, and Much More.
Dr. Chediak earned a B.S. Degree at Alfred University in Ceramic Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Material Science & Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. From 2005-2007 he was one of about twenty-four apprentices at The Bethlehem Institute, a masters-level theological training program overseen by Pastors John Piper and Tom Steller. Dr. Chediak is now an Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics at California Baptist University. You may learn more about Dr. Chediak’s work from his website.