Faculty Forum: Contemporary Theological Trends
DTS faculty members examine contemporary theological trends. This discussion is based on the Center for Christian Leadership seminar, “Traps and Trends in Theology Today.”
Glenn R. Kreider Dr. Glenn R. Kreider identifies his motivations as his passion for the triune God and his desire to help others respond to divine revelation in spirit and truth. Prior to coming to DTS he directed Christian education and pastored a church in Cedar Hill, Texas. Dr. Kreider’s research interests include Jonathan Edwards, theological method, and our eschatological hope. He is married to Janice and they have two children. Dr. Kreider enjoys his adorable black lab named Chloe, two pugs, bold coffee, and good music.
J. Scott Horrell The author of From the Ground Up: New Testament Foundations for the 21st-Century Church, Dr. J. Scott Horrell is professor of Theological Studies at DTS. He has been a theologian in various world cultures including years spent as a missionary in Brazil. Along with cofounding and editing a leading Latin American theological journal, he has written several books in Portuguese and English. He especially loves to introduce students to a global understanding of Christian faith, often taking teams of them with him as he travels.
Robert A. Pyne A popular conference speaker who has taught at all levels in his local church for over 20 years, Dr. Pyne served as a researcher and radio commentator with Dallas-based Probe Ministries before joining the faculty in 1992. His research and teaching interests include theology and society, our engagement with science, particularly with regard to human nature, and expansive Christian spirituality. He has been published in many theological journals and magazines and, most recently, authored Humanity and Sin. He and his wife, Julie, a former LPGA golfer, have four children.