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DOUGLAS A. SWEENEY
PROFESSOR OF CHURCH HISTORY
AND THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF CHURCH HISTORY
AND THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT
DIRECTOR, JONATHAN EDWARDS CENTER
TRINITY EVANGELICAL DIVINITY SCHOOL2065 HALF DAY ROAD DEERFIELD, IL 60015 (847) 317-8047 firstname.lastname@example.org www.HenryCenter.org www.jecteds.org EDUCATION: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (Religion), 1995 M.A., Vanderbilt University (Religion), 1993 M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (History of Christian Thought), 1989 B.A., Wheaton College (History), 1986 AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Historical Theology; History of Christianity;
American Religion & Culture CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: St. Mark Lutheran Church, Lindenhurst, IL EMPLOYMENT: Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 2008tenured since 2003) Chair, Department of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2001-2005, 2012Interim Chair in 1999-2000, 2007, 2010) Director, Jonathan Edwards Center, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 2010Director, Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding (formerly the Center for Theological Understanding), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 2000-2012 Associate Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 2002Visiting Professor, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, 2002, 2001 Visiting Professor, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, 2000 Assistant Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 1997Lecturer in Church History, Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, CT, 1996-97 Assistant Editor, The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1995-97 Adjunct Professor (Ethics), Aquinas College, Nashville, TN, 1995
Books He Will Teach You All Things: A Global History of Christian Doctrine (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, forthcoming).
monographs (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, forthcoming).
Co-author, with Richard J. Mouw, The Suffering and Victorious Christ: Toward a More Compassionate Christology (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
Co-author, with Mark A. Noll, Bruce L. Shelley, Garth M. Rosell, George Marsden, Richard J. Mouw, William Martin, and Jennifer Woodruff Tait, The Rise of the Evangelicals: The Birth of a Movement That Changed America, Christianity Today Essentials, Kindle Ed. (Carol Stream, IL: Christianity Today, 2012) Co-editor, with Oliver D. Crisp, After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
Co-author, with Owen Strachan, The Essential Edwards Collection, a five-volume series of books for Christian laity (Chicago: Moody Press, 2010).
-Korean translation published in 2012 Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word: A Model of Faith and Thought (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2009).
-Korean translation published in 2011 Co-editor, with Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe, Holding on to the Faith: Confessional Traditions in American Christianity (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2008).
Co-editor, with Allen C. Guelzo, The New England Theology:
From Jonathan Edwards to Edwards Amasa Park (Grand Rapids:
Baker Academic, 2006).
The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005).
-Korean translation forthcoming Editor, The “Miscellanies,” 1153-1360, The Works of Jonathan Edwards, vol. 23 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004).
Co-editor, with David W. Kling, Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad: Historical Memories, Cultural Movements, Global Horizons (Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 2003).
Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).
Co-editor, with Wilson H. Kimnach and Kenneth P. Minkema, The Sermons of Jonathan Edwards: A Reader (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999).
-Korean translation published in 2005
“Why I Am an Evangelical Christian and a Lutheran,” in Why We Belong:
Stories of Evangelical Unity amidst Diversity, ed. Anthony Lyn Chute, Christopher W. Morgan, and Robert A. Peterson (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, forthcoming).
“Jonathan Edwards and the Study of His Eighteenth-Century World:
George Marsden’s Contribution to Colonial American Religious Historiography,” in American Evangelicalism: George Marsden and the Shape of American Religious History, ed. Darren Dochuk, Thomas S.
Kidd, and Kurt Peterson (South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming).
“Foreword,” in Jonathan Edwards, The Power of God: A Jonathan Edwards Commentary on the Book of Romans, ed. David S. Lovi and Benjamin Westerhoff (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, forthcoming).
“Justification by Faith Alone?: A Fuller Picture of Edwards’ Doctrine,” in
Jonathan Edwards and Justification, ed. Josh Moody (Wheaton, IL:
Crossway Books, 2012).
Co-author, with David Barshinger, “Edwards, Jonathan,” in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, 30 vols., ed. Hans-Josef Klauck, Bernard McGinn, Choon-Leong Seow, Hermann Spieckermann, Barry Dov Walfish, and Eric Ziolkowski (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012).
“A Call and Agenda for Pastor-Theologians,” posted on The Gospel Coalition web blog, April 26, 2012 (www.thegospelcoalition.org).
“Evangelicals in American History,” in The Columbia Guide to Religion
in American History, ed. Paul Harvey and Edward Blum (New York:
Columbia University Press, 2012).
“Mercersburg Doctrine as a Double-Edged Sword: A Response to Darryl Hart,” in Evangelicals in the Early Church, ed. George Kalantzis and Andrew Tooley (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011).
“Modern Evangelicalism and Global Christian Identity: Promise and Peril as Seen through the Eyes of a North American Church Historian,” in After Imperialism: Christian Identity in China and the Global Evangelical
Movement, ed. Richard R. Cook and David W. Pao (Eugene, OR:
Pickwick Publications, 2011).
“Jonathan Edwards and Justification: The Rest of the Story,” in Don Schweitzer, ed., Jonathan Edwards as Contemporary: Essays in Honor of Sang Hyun Lee (New York: Peter Lang, 2010).
Co-author, with Elizabeth M. Currier, three articles in the Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. Daniel Patte (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
“A Brief History of Dr. Doug Sweeney,” The Scrawl 6 (October 22, 2010): 1, 4 (an interview with the graduate student newsletter at Trinity).
“On the Vocation of Historians to the Priesthood of Believers: A Plea to Christian Scholars,” in Confessing History: Christian Faith and the Historian's Vocation, ed. John Fea, Jay Green, and Eric Miller (South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010).
“Falling Away from the General Faith of the Reformation”?: The Contest over Calvinism in Nineteenth-Century America,” in John Calvin’s American Legacy, ed. Thomas J. Davis (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
“Catching the Edwards Bug,” Wheaton 12 (Spring 2009): 59.
“Edwards and the Bible,” in Gerald R. McDermott, ed., Understanding
Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America’s Theologian (New York:
Oxford University Press, 2009).
Co-author, with Mark C. Rogers, “Walk the Aisle,” ChristianHistory.net (a web-based magazine of Christianity Today International, posted October 24, 2008).
“Foreword,” in Joseph A. Conforti, Samuel Hopkins and the New Divinity Movement: Calvinism, the Congregational Ministry, and Reform in New England between the Great Awakenings, The Jonathan Edwards Classic Studies Series, The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2008; orig. 1981).
“Search the Scriptures: Edwards and the Bible,” in Introducing America’s Theologian: Jonathan Edwards and the European Prospect, ed. Tibor Fabiny (Budapest: Karoli Gaspar University Press, 2008).
-This citation is a translation from the Hungarian. My chapter was translated into Hungarian for this publication.
Co-author, with Bandon Withrow, “Jonathan Edwards: Continuator or
Pioneer of Evangelical History?,” in The Emergence of Evangelicalism:
Exploring Historical Continuities, ed. Michael A. G. Haykin and Kenneth J. Stewart (Nottingham, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2008).
-American edition by Broadman & Holman, 2008 “Introduction,” in The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of
World Missions, ed. Martin Klauber and Scott M. Manetsch (Nashville:
Broadman and Holman, 2008).
“Conference on Faith and History Roundtable: Mark A.
Noll’s The Civil War as a Theological Crisis,” Fides et Historia 39 (Summer/Fall 2007): 1-3.
“On the Vocation of Historians to the Priesthood of Believers: Faithful Practices in Service of the Guild,” Fides et Historia 39 (Winter/Spring 2007): 1-13.
“Jonathan Edwards,” in Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters, ed.
Donald K. McKim (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007) “Evangelical Tradition in America,” in The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Edwards, ed. Stephen J. Stein (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
Co-author, with Joseph L. Thomas, “Crossing the Color Line: A Brief Historical Survey of Race Relations in American Evangelical Christianity,” in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith, ed. Robert J. Priest and Alvaro L. Nieves (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007).
Interview with Chris Fann for article entitled “10 Questions With... Dr.
Doug Sweeney,” posted on web blog entitled The Preface, December 29, 2006 (http://nextstep-preface.blogspot.com).
“Unity in Diversity?: The New Evangelical Legacy,” and “Fundamentalism,” Christian History & Biography, No. 92 (Fall 2006).
“Foreword,” in Bryan N. Maier, The Separation of Psychology and Theology at Princeton, 1868-1903: The Intellectual Achievement of James McCosh and James Mark Baldwin (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2005).
“Longing for More and More of It: The Strange Career of Jonathan Edwards’s Exegetical Exertions,” in Jonathan Edwards at 300: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Birth, ed. Harry S. Stout, Kenneth P. Minkema, and Caleb J. D. Maskell (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2005).
“Jonathan Edwards and the Church,” in The Princeton Companion to Jonathan Edwards, ed. Sang Hyun Lee (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
“Edwards’ Legacy,” on the web site of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University (http://edwards.yale.edu), posted January 8, 2005.
Interview with the Rev. Steve Farish for article entitled “Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad: Dr. Doug Sweeney Discusses His New Book on Edwards in an Interview with TEDS Alumnus Rev. Steve Farish (MA ’02),” Trinity Magazine (Spring 2004): 18-21.
“A Plentiful Harvest: Jonathan Edwards at 300,” Books & Culture (November/December 2003): 16, 40-42.
“Skating on Thin Ice: The Precarious Life and Hard Times of Religion in the University,” in Books & Culture (September/October 2003): 34-35.
“A More Discriminating Assessment: George Marsden’s Tercentennial Look at Edwards,” Evangelical Studies Bulletin 20 (Spring 2003): 1-5.
“Taylorites, Tylerites and the Dissolution of the New England Theology,” in D. G. Hart, Sean Michael Lucas, and Stephen J. Nichols, eds., The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards: American Religion and the Evangelical Tradition (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003).
“Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)” (co-author) and “Nathaniel William Taylor (1786-1858),” in Timothy Larsen, ed., Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals (Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2003).
“Expect Joy,” in Christian History 22, no. 1 (2003): 42-43--on Jonathan Edwards’s eudaemonism.
-reprinted in John Piper, ed., 1703-2003: Reflections on Jonathan Edwards 300 Years Later (Minneapolis: Desiring God Ministries, 2003) Interview with Diane J. McDougal for article entitled “Starting at the Root: Addressing Diversity in the Training of EFCA Pastors,” Beacon 76 (November/December 2002): 12-14.
“Introduction,” to Jonathan Edwards on Revival: Discerning Genuine from Spurious Revival (Lima, Peru: Ediciones Cervantes, 2002)
-a Spanish language edition of Edwards’s Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God (I have offered an English translation of the title here) “Daughters of Light,” Fides et Historia 34 (Summer/Fall 2002): 109-12.
“Preface,” to Peter Van Mastricht, A Treatise on Regeneration, ed.
Brandon Withrow (Morgan, Penn.: Soli Deo Gloria, 2002).
“Jesuits and the Counter-Reformation,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education, ed. Michael J. Anthony et al. (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2001).
“Keeping Watch Until He Comes: A History of Christian Millennialism,” in The Ministerial Forum (of the Evangelical Free Church of America), vol. 11 (Fall 2000): 1-3.
“Dwight, Timothy,” “Evangelical Covenant Church,” “Evangelical Free Church of America,” and “Hopkins, Samuel,” in Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (4th ed., Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1998-2000).
“Taming the Reformation: What the Lutheran-Catholic Justification Declaration really accomplished--and what it did not,” in Christianity Today (Jan. 10, 2000): 63-65.
-first published on-line at ChristianityToday.com, Nov. 2, 1999 Several articles in Dictionary of the Presbyterian and Reformed Tradition in America, ed. Mark A. Noll and D. G. Hart (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999).