Christian Scholars Directory: U-Z

by Anna Blanch on June 21, 2010

The Christian Scholars Directory endeavours to include Christian sociologists, historians, economists, literary critics, Scientists and scholars (across a range of disciplines) it seems apparent is a Christian Scholar. The key is that they also have an online presence that is not merely a faculty profile. I am not the self-appointed arbiter of who is or is not Christian, by apparent I mean they say so.  For what I mean by that, look here. You can read the background of the directory in this Introductory Post here  This is not exhaustive though it would nice for it to become a valuable resource in linking to scholar-blogs. I’m open to comments and suggestions, especially for additional blogs and sites (send them to goannatree_at_gmail dot com or make a comment). For an index to all the posts separated into alphabetical segments go here. I’m open to comments and suggestions, especially for additional blogs and sites (put them in the comments box or send them to goannatree_at_gmail.com!).

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Wesley Vanderlugt – author of Reflaction (with his wife Stephanie) as well as the founding co-editor of Transpositions: Theology, Imagination and the Arts. Wes is a PhD candidate in Theology at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Kevin Vanhoozer – Blanchard Professor of Theology at Wheaton College Graduate School. Vanhoozer received a B.A. from Westmont College, an M.Div from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. His theopedia article has a significant range of external and multimedia links of articles, presentations, and talks.

Peter Vogt – Assistant Professor of Old Testament, Bethel Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. A handful of articles and bibliographies on Old Testament themes.



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Ric Walston – President, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, Buckley, WA. A bio and publications, with over a hundred coffee talks on various cultural, theologiocal, social and grammer issues.

Dom. Henry Wansbrough – Emeritus Professor University of Oxford, England and Dominican Priest. Introduction to the Gospels, Genesis, the Psalms, and booklets on Paul and Holiness in the New Testament. He received his Licentiate in Theology from Fribourg University.

Graham Ward – Professor of Contextual Theology and Ethics at the University of Manchester, England. Professor Ward’s current research encompasses Christian social ethics, political theory and cultural hermeneutics and he is the co-director of the Centre for Religion and Political Culture. Editor of four book series: Radical Orthodoxy (Routledge), Christian Theology in Context (OUP), Illuminations: Religion & Theory (Blackwell), Studies in Religion and Political Culture and Resources in Religion and Political Culture (Continuum). Click here for a list of Professor Ward’s research articles and here for a list of his books. Formerly, senior executive editor of the Literature and Theology.

James White – Faculty Mentor, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, Buckley, WA. Dr White has a wide range of articles on issues concerning cults, other religions, and theology, as well as a blog.
Donald S. Whitney – Associate Professor of Biblical Spirituality, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Articles, sample books chapters and class materials covering aspects of Christian spirituality.

Dallas Willard – Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. A selection of Dr Willard’s articles on theological and philosophical issues, as well as selected audio presntations.

Tyler Williams – Chair of the Religion & Theology Department and Assistant Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at Taylor University College in Edmonton, Alberta. Dr Williams is the organizer of the Blog Carnival.

Douglas Wilson – Senior Fellow, New St Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho blogs on wide range of theological issues. He’s the “proprietor” of  BLOG & MA BLOG.

Kevin A. Wilson: a lecturer at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. Kevin also currently works as an editor with Abingdon Press on the New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Wilson’s site Blue Cord offers an academic study of the Bible. Wilson describes his work:

Blue Cord is a blog dedicated to the academic study of the Bible, particularly the Old Testament. Despite this, I also feel free to discuss any other topic of interest to me, which is why baseball, politics, and Star Trek are often mentioned.

Ben Witherington – Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. A blog that contains commentary on some biblical issues as well as current affairs.

N.T. Wright – Bishop of Durham and New Testament Scholar. Wright, who also publishes as Tom Wright, has a PhD and DD from Oxford. His website has links to a large number of talks, sermons, papers, and presentations. He will take up a post as Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s, University of St Andrews, Scotland, which will enable him to concentrate on his academic and broadcasting work.The Wikipedia entry also gives some indication as to his context.

Ralph Wood – Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University, Waco, Texas. Dr. Wood’s site contains articles on writers such as Tolkein, C. S. Lewis, P. D. James, Flannery O’Connor and G. K. Chesterton.

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Ravi Zacharias – Visiting Professor at Knox Theological Seminary, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and a highly respected Christian apologist. His ministry website contains a wealth of apologetic material.

Have I missed someone? 
(of course I did!) Put your additions or suggestions or corrections in the comments section and i’ll chase it up. If you would like to email your suggestions instead (like for a number of people or to advise of changed details please email goannatree at gmail dot com.

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Anna M Blanch is founder of Goannatree, and a PhD candidate in the Institute of Theology, Imagination, and the Arts, University of St Andrews, Scotland

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