J. Scott Horrell

Dr. Horrell has been a missionary, pastor, and theologian in various world cultures working with many groups including the Baptist General Conference (Converge), Youth with a Mission (YWAM), InterVarsity Missions, WorldTeam, Children’s Relief International, and Christar. In the last 20 years at Dallas Seminary his focus is biblical-systematic theology as well as world religions and worldwide Christianity. He is adjunct professor at SETECA (PhD/DET Guatemala), the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (Amman), and the Center for Leadership Development (Mozambique). In Brazil, he taught at several seminaries and cofounded a leading theological journal; he has written several books in Portuguese and English. He especially loves to orient students to a global understanding of Christian faith and the implications of the triune God for all of life.

J. Scott Horrell’s Journal Articles

  • Extended Review: Trinitarian Theology: Theological Methods and Doctrinal Application. Ed. Keith S. Whitfield. Nashville: B&H, 2019, 197pp. and Trinity Without Hierarchy: Reclaiming Nicene Orthodoxy in Evangelical Theology, ed. Michael F. Bird and Scott Harrower. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2019, 344pp. in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 62.4 (Dec 2019): 855-861.
  • “Translating ‘Son of God’ for Muslim Contexts, Part 2: Historical and Theological Concerns,” Bibliotheca Sacra 172 (Oct-Dec 2015): 162–77.
  • “Translating ‘Son of God’ for Muslim Contexts, Part 1: Tensions and the Witness of Scripture,” Bibliotheca Sacra 172 (July-Sept 2015): 268-85.
  • “In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Toward a Transcultural Trinitarian Worldview,” Evangelical Review of Theology 38:2 (Apr 2014) 126-37.
  • “In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Toward a Trinitarian Worldview,” Bibliotheca Sacra 166 (Apr-June 2009): 131-46.
  • “Doing Theology: An International Task.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 41:4 (Oct 2005) 474-78.
  • “Toward a Biblical Model of the Social Trinity: Avoiding Equivocation of Nature and Order.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47:3 (Sept 2004) 399-42.

J. Scott Horrell’s Contributions

A Brief Theology of "Person"

Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, affirms the identity of humanity as directly related to…
October 2, 2020
Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

What Happened to the Trinity on the Cross?

In this episode, Kymberli Cook and Drs. Glenn Kreider and Scott Horrell discuss the Trinity, focusing…
September 8, 2020
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Perspectives on the Lord's Supper – Classic

In this classic episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock, Michael Svigel and Scott Horrell discuss Christian perspectives…
June 25, 2019

Perspectives on the Lord's Supper – Classic

In this classic episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock, Michael Svigel and Scott Horrell discuss Christian perspectives…
June 25, 2019
Dr. Scott Horrell standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Of First Importance: The Center of the Gospel

Dr. Scott Horrell, professor of Theological Studies, reminds believers, during Holy Week, that, while the gospel…
April 17, 2019
Dr. Bock, Dr. Horrell, and guest recording The Table podcast

Who Is Jesus? – Classic

In this classic episode, Drs. Darrell Bock, Scott Horrell, and Justin Bass discuss Christology, focusing on…
April 9, 2019
Dr. Bock and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

The Person of Jesus in the Nicene Creed

In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock and Scott Horrell discuss the Nicene Creed, focusing on essential…
July 11, 2017

Heaven

Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, discusses Heaven with Jesus at the center of this…
May 24, 2017
Dr. Bock and guests recording The Table podcast

Who is Jesus?

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Scott Horrell, and Justin Bass discuss Christology, focusing on early…
April 25, 2017
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Classic – Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism

In this classic episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss the…
January 31, 2017

Perspectives on the Lord's Supper

In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock, Michael Svigel and Scott Horrell discuss Christian perspectives on the…
August 16, 2016
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Perspectives on the Lord's Supper

In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock, Michael Svigel and Scott Horrell discuss Christian perspectives on the…
August 16, 2016
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss the Roman…
February 9, 2016

The Covenant of Singleness: The Bible and Church History

The Hebrew understanding of man and woman forcefully urged marriage and offspring as essential to Israel’s…
June 12, 2015
Dr. Scott Horrell standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

The Reality of Hell

Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies at DTS speaks on the reality of hell.
March 25, 2015
Dr. Svigel recording The Table podcast

Classic: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and…
October 28, 2014
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Classic: History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and…
October 21, 2014

Rightly Fearing the Lord God

Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, reminds us that those who serve a Holy God…
June 4, 2014
Dr. Svigel recording The Table podcast

Catholicism and Protestantism: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and…
December 17, 2013
Dr. Bock, Dr. Svigel, and Dr. Horrell recording The Table podcast

Catholicism and Protestantism: The History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and…
December 10, 2013

Jesus Son of God: Iconoclast of the World Religions

Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, speaks about how the Incarnate…
June 12, 2013
Dr. Bock and guests recording The Table podcast

Challenges of Bible Translation in Muslim Cultures

In this episode, Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell, and Dr. Imad Shehadeh…
April 16, 2013
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