You're Included Interview Series
Welcome to You're Included, a series of interviews with Trinitarian theologians, now hosted on the website of Grace Communion Seminary. Most programs are 25-28 minutes long, available in audio, video, and edited transcripts. They are alphabetized by the interviewees' last names, and then listed in chronological order. You may also use the links below:
Dr. Anderson studied under Thomas F. Torrance at Edinburgh University in Scotland. He was a pastor, a professor of theology and ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary, and author of numerous books. He died in 2009.
Jeremy Begbie, Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School, received a PhD in 1987 from the University of Aberdeen. He is interviewed here by GCS President Gary W. Deddo.
Douglas A. Campbell
Douglas A. Campbell is Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He received his PhD in 1989 from the University of Toronto.
Elmer Colyer is professor of systematic theology at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, and pastor of a Methodist congregation. Dr. Colyer received his Ph.D. from Boston College/Andover Newton in 1992.
Gerrit Scott Dawson
Gerrit Scott Dawson is senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his D.Min. degree in 2002 from Reformed Theological Seminary.
Cathy Deddo received a master’s degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author of Bible studies and reflections at www.trinitystudycenter.com. In this interview, she discusses the question, "What role does theology play in our everyday relationships?" 26:13
Gary W. Deddo was, at the time of the interviews, a senior editor at InterVarsity Press. He is now an employee of Grace Communion International, and President of Grace Communion Seminary. Dr. Deddo earned his PhD at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland, under Professor James Torrance.
Gordon Fee is professor emeritus of New Testament at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He received his PhD in 1966 from the University of Southern California.
We have three interviews with Dr. Fee:
David A. S. Fergusson is Professor of Divinity and Principal at New College in the University of Edinburgh. He talks with Gary Deddo about his Gifford Lecture series and the resulting publication Faith and Its Critics: A Conversation. They discuss his thoughts on the critical views of religion held by new atheists. 26:40.
Dr. Jeannine Graham is the Associate Professor of Religious Studies, George Fox University, in Newburg, OR. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Aberdeen, under the direction of Professor James B. Torrance.
Myk Habets is head of Carey Graduate School in New Zealand. He received his PhD from the University of Otago in 2006.
The interviews with Dr. Habets were recorded, but the technical quality was not sufficient for either video or audio, but we were able to transcribe the interviews.
Trevor Hart is Professor of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews in Edinburgh, Scotland. He received his PhD from the University of Aberdeen in 1989.
George Hunsinger, professor of systematic theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, received his PhD in 1988 from Yale University.
Michael Jinkins is president of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He received his PhD from the University of Aberdeen in 1990.
Michael Jinkins reflects on his time in seminary and discusses his book Invitation to Theology. 21:21
Christian Kettler is professor of religion at Friends University in Kansas. He received his PhD in 1986 from Fuller Theological Seminary, working with the late Dr. Ray Anderson.
C. Baxter Kruger
C. Baxter Kruger earned his PhD in 1989 from Kings College, University of Aberdeen, studying under James B. Torrance. He is president of Perichoresis, a non-profit ministry.
See near the end of this page for some interviews with William Paul Young and C. Baxter Kruger together.
Alister McGrath, Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, earned a doctorate in molecular biophysics in 1977, a doctorate in divinity in 2001 and was awarded a third doctorate in 2013. In this interview, Dr. McGrath discusses his journey into the study of science and theology, his discovery of C. S. Lewis, and other issues. 31:04
John E. McKenna was adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at Azusa Pacific Seminary and Grace Communion Seminary. He studied under Thomas F. Torrance at the University of Edinburgh and received his PhD from Fuller Theological Seminary. He died in 2018.
Jeff McSwain is the founder of Reality Ministries of Durham, North Carolina. Jeff earned his doctorate in 2015 at the University of St. Andrews.
Steve McVey (D.Min., Luther Rice Seminary), is founder of GraceWalk Ministries.
Paul Louis Metzger
Paul Louis Metzger is Professor of Christian Theology and Theology of Culture at King’s Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon. He received his PhD in 1999 from King's College in London.
Paul Molnar is professor of systematic theology at St. John’s University in New York. He received his PhD from Fordham University in 1980.
Roger J. Newell
Roger J. Newell was Associate Professor of Religious Studies at George Fox University. Dr. Newell completed his doctoral studies under Professor James Torrance in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Cherith Fee Nordling
Cherith Fee Nordling is Associate Professor of Theology at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. She earned her PhD in 2003 from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
Robin Parry is an editor for Wipf and Stock Publishers. He received a PhD in 2001 from the Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education in England.
Andrew Purves, Professor of Reformed Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, received his PhD in 1978 from the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.
Andrew Root, Chair of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, received a Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2005.
Fred Sanders is professor of theology in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, La Mirada, CA. He received a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley, CA) in 2001.
Stephen Seamands is professor of Christian doctrine at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He received his PhD from Drew University in 1983.
Daniel Thimell is Associate Professor of Theological-Historical Studies at Oral Roberts University. Dr. Thimell earned his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen in 1993.
Alan Torrance earned his doctorate in theology at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg in Germany. He is professor of systematic theology at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
David Torrance studied in Basel, Switzerland, under Karl Barth and Oscar Cullmann. He served in the Church of Scotland from 1955 until his retirement.
Robert T. Walker is a nephew of the late Thomas F. Torrance. He edited Torrance’s lecture notes into two books describing Torrance’s teachings about the person and work of Jesus Christ.
N.T. Wright is Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He received a PhD from Oxford in 1980.
In both interviews, Dr. Wright talks about themes in his book, How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels.
William Paul Young
William Paul Young is the author of the best-selling novel The Shack.
William Paul Young and C. Baxter Kruger
Author Paul Young and theologian Baxter Kruger discuss topics related to the best-selling book The Shack.
Geordie Ziegler is a pastor at the Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Washington. He received a PhD in theology from the University of Aberdeen.
In the first interview, Dr. Ziegler speaks about his book Trinitarian Grace and Participation: An Entry into the Theology of T.F. Torrance. He also discusses the profoundly personal and relational shape of God’s grace. Length: 21:47.
In the second interview, he discusses an approach to spiritual formation that does not start with ourselves, but places at the center God the Father’s relationship with the eternal Son. Length: 25:41.