Dr. Phil Harrold
BS, Olivet Nazarene University, 1978
MS, University of Kansas, 1985
MA, Denver Seminary, 1991
PhD, University of Chicago-Divinity School, 2001
Church history is my field of study and a source of inspiration in my walk of faith. I enjoy learning new insights with my students and putting those insights to work in life, witness, and mission today. This is what it means to receive and pass on the Great Tradition, and I am grateful to be part of that project at Trinity.
- “Englishing the Scriptures and Evangelizing the Nation: The Theology of Translation in the King James Bible,” Trinity Journal for Theology & Ministry [forthcoming: Fall 2013].
- “Getting to Know Him,” Christianity Today (September 2012).
- “Fresh Expressions in Church History,” in Michael Moynagh, Church for Every Context. An Introduction to Theology and Practice (SCM Press, 2012).
- Dictionary of Early American Philosophers (Continuum Press, 2012): article on Asa Mahan
- “Introduction,” in Philip E. Harrold and D. H. Williams, eds., The Great Tradition—A Great Labor (Cascade Books, 2011).
- “The ‘New Monasticism’ as Ancient-Future Belonging: Imagination and Memory in the Emerging Church,” Theology Today (July 2010).
- “Rodgers and Rogers on the Unity of Scripture,” Trinity Journal for Theology & Ministry, (Spring 2010).
- “Richard Hooker’s Hermeneutic and the ‘Precious Gifts of God,” Trinity Journal for Theology & Ministry (Spring 2009).
- “The Ancient Wisdom of Catechumenate with Some Anglican Echoes in Cranmer,” Trinity Journal for Theology & Ministry (Fall 2009).
- “Ancient Wisdom—Anglican Futures: An Emerging Conversation at Trinity,” Seed & Harvest (January-February 2009).
- “Stealing Past the Watchful Dragons: C. S. Lewis’s Incarnational Aesthetics and Today’s Emerging Imagination,” in Lion and Logos: The Life, Times, and Works of C. S. Lewis, ed. Bruce Edwards (Praeger Publishers, 2007).
- ‘A Place Somewhat Apart’: The Private Worlds of a Late Nineteenth-Century Public University, Princeton Monograph Series (Wipf & Stock, 2006).
- Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America , ed. Michael J. McClymond (Greenwood Press, 2007): article on deconversion and revivalism.
- “Deconversion in the Emerging Church,” International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church (Spring 2006).
- “Conversion and the Ecology of Faith,” Books & Culture (March/April 2006).
- “A Transitional Period in Belief: Deconversion and the Decline of Campus Revivals in the 1870s,”in Embodying the Spirit: Dimensions of North American Revivalism , Michael McClymond, ed.,(The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004).
- “‘A Mess of Pottage’: The Debate Over Religious Pluralism at the University of Michigan, 1944-1948,” The Michigan Historical Review (Fall 1998).
- “’Alexander Winchell’s Science with a Soul’: Piety, Profession, and the Perils of Nineteenth-Century Popular Science,” Methodist History (January 1998).
(I also review books for Pro Ecclesia and Books & Culture).
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