J. Scott Horrell

Professor of Theological Studies, Dr. Scott Horrell was born in Wenatchee on the Columbia River and grew up in Ephrata and Quincy in central Washington State. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University. He has pastored five times, twice in urban Brazil. Now he has enjoyed 22 years at DTS with about the same number of years in ministry outside the US, centered on teaching Bible doctrine, theology, church planting, and pastoral training. He is currently an adjunct professor of doctoral studies at SETECA in Guatemala, and occasional adjunct professor at others schools in various parts of the world. He and his wife Ruth are grateful for their two daughters, two son-in-laws, and eight grandchildren.

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Oct 1, 2012
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The Loser Letters: A Comic Tale of Life, Death, and Atheism Fictional character twenty-five-year-old A. F. Christian has converted to atheism. Through disinterest in her Roman Catholic upbringing, a university education, some drugs, her...
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Sep 21, 2012
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Jesus in the World Religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, & Islam Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, answers how Jesus is understood in the major world religions. The answers are surprising, but far from biblical.
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Jun 13, 2012
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Seven Common Graces: Simple Satisfactions that Make Life Beautiful Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, shares how the common graces of life, while wonderful, lead us to the benevolent Giver of Life.
Bible
Feb 14, 2012
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Love, Marriage, and Imitating God Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, explains how the greatest love, Godly love, is giving up our own desires for the good of the other.
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Jan 1, 2012
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Forgiving As We’ve Been Forgiven: Community Practices for Making Peace Jones is professor and former dean of Duke Divinity School, as well as vice president and vice provost for global strategy and programs at Duke University. Musekura is founder and...
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Jan 1, 2012
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A Sword between the Sexes? C. S. Lewis and the Gender Debates Van Leeuwen, professor of psychology and philosophy at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, is a well-known voice in the evangelical egalitarian/complementarian...
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Oct 1, 2011
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A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith Prolific writer and speaker, McLaren is the author of popular works including A New Kind of Christian (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001) and A Generous Orthodoxy (Grand Rapids:...
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Jul 1, 2011
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John Calvin: Reformer for the 21st Century Johnson offers a lively introduction to the life and teachings of John Calvin for those who know little about the Geneva Reformer. As Arthur M. Adams associate professor of...
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Oct 1, 2010
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Who’s Tampering with the Trinity? An Assessment of the Subordination Debate Erickson, one of the most respected theologians of recent decades, presents an analysis of debate between those who advocate equal authority within the eternal Trinitarian...
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Oct 1, 2010
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Global Dictionary of Theology: A Resource for the Worldwide Church Two eminent Fuller Theological Seminary professors with significant international experience have organized a theological dictionary that appreciates the shift of...
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Jul 1, 2010
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The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia—and How It Died Jenkins, professor of history and religious studies, Penn State University, is the author of numerous best-selling works, including The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global...
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Jul 1, 2010
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God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe’s Religious Crisis This book is a cornucopia of facts, statistics, trends, and analyses surrounding the new religious melting pot of Europe. Jenkins, professor of history and religious studies, Penn...
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Apr 1, 2010
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Death by Love: Letters from the Cross Driscoll pastors the Mars Hill Church, Seattle, and Breshears is chair of biblical and theological studies at Western Seminary in Portland. This work is primarily a composition of...
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Jan 1, 2010
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How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind: Rediscovering the Africa Seedbed of Western Christianity Oden brings his patristic expertise and focused studies in African Christianity to bear in this pioneering book. Oden is the retired Henry Anson Buttz professor of theology at the...
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Oct 1, 2009
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Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church Is Influencing the Way We Think about and Discuss Theology Tennent, newly appointed president of Asbury Seminary, admonishes Western theologians to appreciate and interact with the increasingly articulate theology of the majority world...
Bible
Jul 23, 2008
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Growing While In Seminary Dr. Horrell, professor of Theological Studies, provides four basic truths to help us grow in our faith. He encourages us to live a life of obedience, prayer, engagement, and...
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Oct 1, 2007
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Biblical Faith and Other Religions: An Evangelical Assessment The essays in this volume were presented at the plenary sessions of the 2002 annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in Toronto with the theme “Evangelical...
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Jul 1, 2007
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Whose Bible Is It? A History of the Scriptures through the Ages Jaroslav Pelikan, who died last year, was Sterling professor of history at Yale University. Explicitly intrafaith in emphasis, this book defines the term “Scripture” in...
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Apr 1, 2007
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The Last Word: Beyond the Bible Wars to a New Understanding of the Authority of Scripture Wright, bishop of Durham and former professor at Cambridge, McGill, and Oxford universities, stands in the broadly evangelical Anglican tradition of John Stott and the Tyndale...
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Jan 1, 2007
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Rediscovering the Triune God: The Trinity in Contemporary Theology In this book, one of several works on the Trinity by Grenz, he purposes to “narrate the renaissance of interest in the doctrine of the Trinity within the main trajectory of...
Bible
Sep 29, 2006
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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."
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Oct 1, 2005
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Beyond the Impasse: Toward a Pneumatological Theology of Religions Yong, a Pentecostal professor of theology at Bethel College, proposes a “pneumatological approach” to the theology of religions, with implications regarding the...
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Jul 1, 2005
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The Trinity Guide to the Trinity La Due has taught at St. Francis Seminary and the Catholic University of America and is author of several works, including Jesus among the Theologians: Contemporary Interpretations...
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Apr 1, 2005
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Whose Religion Is Christianity? The Gospel beyond the West The respected Lamin Sanneh, a national of Gambia, is D. Willis James professor of missions and world Christianity at Yale Divinity School. Author of several books, Sanneh...