Academic Work


B.A. Biblical Languages, Moody Bible Institute (2010)
M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary (2013)
Ph.D. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (in progress)


(PDF) “Analyzing the Apostle Paul’s ‘Robust Conscience’: Identifying and Engaging the Psychological Concerns of Krister Stendahl’s Inceptive Article” The Westminster Theological Journal 75, no. 1 (Spring, 2013): 145-64.

(PDF) “Is Reformed Orthodoxy a Possible Exception to Matt McCormick’s Critique of Classical Theism?: An Exploration of God’ʹs Presence and Consciousness” Philo (Published by the Council for Secular Humanism) 16, no. 2 (Fall–Winter 2012): 113-126.

(PDF) “The Formulation of Thomistic Simplicity: Mapping Aquinas’s Method for Configuring God’s Essence,” the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 57, no. 2 (June, 2014), 371-403.

(PDF) “The Covenant Theology of Cornelius Van Til in Light of His Interaction With Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar,” The Criswell Theological Review 12, no. 1 (Fall 2014), forthcoming.

(PDF) “Human Self-Transcendence: Perspectives from Posthumanism, Postmodernism, and Postsecularism,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 26 (2014), forthcoming.

(PDF) “The Problem of God in the Presence of Grief: Exchanging ‘Stages’ of Healing for ‘Trajectories’ of Recovery,” Journal of Spiritual Formation & Soul Care 9, no. 2 (2016): 176-193.

(PDF) “Betrayal Trauma and Covenant: Theologically Understanding Abuse Trauma and Traumatically Reforming Theological Understanding,” Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, forthcoming.

Book Reviews

(PDF) Thomas Nagel, Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-­Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), in The Journal of Psychology and Theology, 41, no. 3 (Fall, 2013): 257-259.

(PDF) Valérie Nicolet-Anderson, Constructing the Self: Thinking With Paul and Michel Foucault. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe 324. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012), in The Westminster Theological Journal, forthcoming.

(PDF) Andrew J. Schmutzer (ed.), The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011), in Themelios, forthcoming.

(PDF) Ben C. Dunson, Individual and Community in Paul’s Letter to the Romans Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe 324. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012), in The Journal of Psychology and Theology, forthcoming.

Kenneth I. Pargament (ed.) APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality, 2 vols. (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2013) in The Journal of Psychology and Theology, forthcoming.

Thomas H. McCall, Forsaken: The Trinity and the Cross, and Why It Matters (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012), in Westminster Theological Journal, forthcoming.

Chris Tilling, Paul’s Divine Christology. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe 323. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012), in Westminster Theological Journal, forthcoming.

Academic Presentations

“In What Sense is the God of Christians a Jealous God?” ETS Annual National Meeting (November, 2014): Models of God; San Diego, CA (forthcoming).

“Is There a Possible World In Which We Have a Biblical Doctrine of Divine Simplicity?” ETS Annual National Meeting (November, 2013): Systematic Theology; Baltimore, MD.

“Systematic Theology and Biblical Counseling,” Reformational Counseling Colloquium (Roundtable Discussion), The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) World Conference (2013); host: Eric Johnson (SBTS); Nashville, TN.

“Yahweh as True Adam: The Divine Identity of the Expected Seed” ETS Annual Northeast Meeting (April, 2013): Old Testament Studies; NYACK Seminary; Nyack, NY.

“Reconceiving the Semantics of the Old Testament: A Philosophical and Grammatical-­Historical Defense of the Apostles’ Typological Interpretation of the Old Testament” ETS Annual Eastern Meeting (March, 2013): Hermeneutics; Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Lynchberg, VA.

“Paul’ʹs Two-­Adam Epistemology and Man’ʹs Scientific Knowledge: Theological Foundations for the Discipline of Psychology” ETS Annual Midwest Meeting (March, 2013): Practical Theology and Counseling; Lincoln Christian University; Lincoln, IL.


“Glossary,” in K. Scott Oliphint, Christianity and the Role of Philosophy (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2013).

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