Andrew Arterbury, PhD
publications
  • “The Battle on the Mount of Olives: Reading Luke 22:39-46 in its Literary Context” (chapter) in Texts and Contexts: Gospels and Pauline Studies, p. 37-51, 2017.

Kimlyn Bender, PhD
presentations
  • “The Reformers as Fathers of the Church: Luther and Calvin in the Thought of Karl Barth” at The Bible and the Reformation Conference, Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, held October 27, 2017, at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
  • The Sola Behind the Solas: The Unity of the Five Solas of the Reformation” at American Academy of Religion National Meeting, held November 20, 2017, in Boston.
  • A Quiet Voice in the Night: Samuel, Calling, and Vocation” at Whitworth University Chapel, held March 1, 2018, at Whitworth University, in Spokane, Wash.
  • Real Faith in a Virtual World: Christian Discipleship in a Digital Age” at The Brunner-Welch Endowed Lecture, held March 1, 2018, at Whitworth University, in Spokane, Wash.

Stephanie Boddie, PhD
presentations
  • Justice & Sustainability: From a Gardener's Perspective" at Urban Affairs Association, held April 6, 2016, in Sheraton Centre, Toronto.
  • "Hope & Change for Youth in Anacostia" at Baylor in Washington, held March 8, 2018, at Arnold & Porter LLP. ν "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Event, held April 13, 2018, at Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at Good Neighbor House & The CRRC Event, held April 9, 2018, at the Good Neighbor House.
  • "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at Leadership PLENTY Institute, held February 27, 2017, at the Waco Foundation.
  • "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at Du Bois King Symposium, held February 23, 2018, at Clark Atlanta University.
  • "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at Creative Waco, held January 22, 2018, at Cultivate 7/Twelve.

Brian Brewer, PhD
publications
  • Martin Luther and the Seven Sacraments: A Contemporary Protestant Reappraisal, 2017
  • “Conference – ‘Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Reformation Era,’ Nuremberg, Germany” in Sixteenth Century Journal, p. 985-86, Winter 2017.
  • “Anabaptism” in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation,
    p. 15-17, 2017.
  • “Baptist Churches” in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation, p. 54-57, 2017.
  • “Hubmaier, Balthasar” in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation, p. 348-49, 2017.
  • &“Luther’s Sacramental Theology” in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation, p. 669-72, 2017.

presentations
  • “‘The Word will be Taught Unsullied’: Preaching and Sacrament among Magisterial and Anabaptist Reformers” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, held October 27, 2017 in Milwaukee.
  • “From Pastor to Professor,” at Roundtable Seminar for Newly Appointed Faculty, Association of Theological Schools Roundtable Seminar, held October 7, 2017, in Chicago.
  • “Restless Hearts: What Men Really Want,” (three-part sermon series), at First Baptist Church, Round Rock, Men’s Retreat at Camp Tejas, held February 23-25, 2018, in Giddings, Texas.
  • “The Reformation at 500” (3-part series): “Martin Luther,” “Zwingli, Calvin and the Swiss Reformation,” and “The Anabaptists,” at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, held December 3, 10, and 17, 2017, in Waco, Texas.
  • “The Reformation: What Happened 500 Years Ago and Why It’s Still Important Today,” at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, held November 26, 2017, in Waco, Texas.
  • “The Reformation: What Happened 500 Years Ago and Why It’s Still Important Today,” at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, held October 1, 2017, in Waco, Texas.
  • “Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered the Gospel,” at Korean United Methodist Church, held September 22, 2017, in Waco, Texas.

Robert Creech, PhD
publications
  • “A Sower Went Out to Sow: An Agrarian Reading of the New Testament” in American Baptist Quarterly, Vol. 35, Issue 1, p. 22-387, Spring 2016.
  • Ethics for Christian Ministry: Moral Formation for 21st Century Leaders, 2017, with co-author Dr. Joe E. Trull, retired, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. 

presentations
  • “A Map for Ministry: Bowen Family Systems Theory and Congregational Life” at Bowen Theory Conference for Congregational Leaders, held January 2-5, 2017, in Mo Ranch, Hunt, Texas.
  • “Being Human in a Chaotic World: Wendell Berry & Societal Regression” at 3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family Symposium, held February 17-18, 2017, in Camp Allen, Texas.

David Garland, PhD
publications
  • Acts, Teach the Text Commentary Series, 2017.

Roger Olson, PhD
publications
  • Essentials of Christian Thought: Seeing Reality through the Biblical Story, February 2017.
  • “Is the Protestant Reformation Over? Can the Schism End?” in Circuit Rider, August/September/October 2017.
  • “Maintaining Christian Consistency in a Pluralist Context” (chapter) in Faith in
    a Pluralist Age
    , April 2018.
  • The Handbook of Denominations in the United States, May 2018, with co-author Dr. Craig Atwood.

presentations
  • “Arminianism is Grace-centered Theology” at Martin McCullough Lecture, held September 10, 2017, at First Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • “The Legacy of the Reformation in Contemporary Evangelicalism” at “Five Hundred Years of Luther,” held September 15, 2017, at Brigham Young University.
  • “Calvinism and Arminianism” at “Theology in Question,” held September 30, 2017, in Crista de Trinidade, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Michael Stroope, PhD
publications
  • Transcending Mission: The Eclipse of a Modern Tradition, 2017

presentations
  • “Devotional Life and Practices, Contingencies and Constants in World Christianity: The Case of Yesu bhaltas in India” at Yale-Edinburgh World Christianity Meeting, held July 28, 2018, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dennis Tucker, PhD
publications
  • “Review of Michael K. Sneraly’s The Return of the King: Messianic Expectation in Book V of the Psalter” in Journal of Theological Studies, Vol. 68, p. 260-62, 2017.
  • “‘How Good it is to Sing Praises to our God’ (ps 147:1): The Final Hallel in Light of Utopian Literary Theory” in Perspectives in Religious Studies, Vol. 44, p. 225-38, 2017

presentations
  • “A Prayer for Protection: Psalm 71 and the Sense of Powerlessness” at Alttestamentliche Seminary DFG Projekt-Theologie des Psalters, Internationales Psalmensymposium-Universitat Bonn, held April 2017 in Bonn, Germany.
  • “The Body of the Psalmist: An Anthropological, Rhetorical, and Theological Assessment” at Gegner im Gebet: Feindschaft und Uberwindung in den Psalmen: Tagung des Exzellenzclusters “Religion und Politik,” Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster, held August 2017 in Munster, Germany.
  • “Mapping the Body in the Psalms of Lament” at Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, held November 2017 in Boston.

John White, PhD
publications
  • “Muscular Christianity and Sports Hunting: Missing the Target?” (chapter) in ‘God, Nimrod, and the World: Exploring Christian Perspectives on Sport Hunting,’ 2017.
  • “Introduction: The State of the Field: Surveying the Issues of Sport Hunting” (chapter) in God, Nimrod, and the World: Exploring Christian Perspectives on Sport Hunting, 2017, with co-author Dr. Bracy V. Hill, senior lecturer in history.
  • (Co-editor) God, Nimrod, and the World: Exploring Christian Perspectives on Sport Hunting, 2017, with Dr. Bracy V. Hill, senior lecturer in history.
  • “Sacramentally Imagining Sports as a Form of Worship: Reappraising Sport as a Gesture of God” in Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy, Vol. 12, Issue 1, p. 94-14, February 2018.
  • “A Special Issue on Sport and Spirituality” in Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy, Vol. 12, Issue 1, p. 1-3, February 2018, with co-author Scott Kretchmar, Penn State University.

presentations
  • “Sports: Does the Tail Wag the Dog?” with Cindy White, program director for the Faith and Sport Institute, at Baptist General Convention of Texas Youth Ministry Conclave, held October 2017 in Dallas.

David Wilhite, PhD
publications
  • “Were the ‘Donatists’ a National or Social Movement in Disguise? Reframing the Question” in Studia Patristica, Vol. XCVIII, p. 191-220, 2017.
  • “Review of Geoffrey S. Smith, Guilt by Association:  Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity” in Church History, Vol. 86, Issue 2, p. 465-66, 2017.
  • “Perpetua of History: Recent Questions” in Journal of Early Christian Studies, Vol. 25, Issue 2, p. 307-19, 2017.
  • “Donatus and Donatism” in Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th Ed., 2017. 

Terry York, DMA
publications
  • "Intense the Love God Molded" (hymn) 

presentations
  • “Offering Our Best in Church Music” at the Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Choral Directors Association, held March 7, 2018, at Oklahoma City University.
  • “Lost in Wonder, Love, and Praise” at the Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Choral Directors Association, held March 7, 2018, at Oklahoma City University.