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Robert A. Pyne

Professor of Theological Studies

B.A., Arizona State University, 1980; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1985; Th.D., 1990.

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.

Robert A. Pyne
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  1. "A Critique of the "Exchanged Life"." Bibliotheca Sacra 163 (2006). 131-57.
  2. "Review of 'The Making of the New Spirituality: the Eclipse of the Western Religious Tradition.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 162, no. 645 (2005). 117-118.
  3. "Review of 'Beyond the Bounds: Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 161, no. 642 (2004). 239-241.
  4. "Review of 'No Other God: a Response to Open Theism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 161, no. 642 (2004). 239-241.
  5. "Review of 'The Battle for God: Responding to the Challenge of Neotheism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 161, no. 642 (2004). 239-241.
  6. "Review of 'Satan and the Problem of Evil: Constructing a Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 161, no. 641 (2004). 111-113.
  7. "Review of 'Scientific Controversies: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 160, no. 640 (2003). 483-484.
  8. "Review of 'Christian Perspectives on Politics.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 160, no. 640 (2003). 484-485.
  9. "Review of 'Creation.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 160, no. 640 (2003). 485-486.
  10. "Review of 'God and Time.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 160, no. 638 (2003). 243-244.
  11. "Review of 'Beyond Resurrection.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 160, no. 638 (2003). 245-246.
  12. "Review of 'Augustine's Invention of the Inner Self: the Legacy of a Christian Platonist.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 159, no. 635 (2002). 380-381.
  13. "A Critique of Free-will Theism. Part Two." Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 632 (2001). 387-405.
  14. "A Critique of Free-will Theism. Part One." Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 631 (2001). 259-286.
  15. "Review of 'The Reproduction Revolution: a Christian Appraisal of Sexuality, Reproductive Technologies, and the Family.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 631 (2001). 376-377.
  16. "Review of 'God the Father Almighty: a Contemporary Exploration of the Divine Attributes.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 630 (2001). 239-240.
  17. "Review of 'Explorations in Theology and Film: Movies and Meaning.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 630 (2001). 241-242.
  18. "Review of 'They Walked in the Spirit: Personal Faith and Social Action in America.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 158, no. 629 (2001). 126-126.
  19. "Review of 'The Philosophical Challenge of Religious Diversity.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 628 (2000). 491-491.
  20. "Review of 'From Culture Wars to Common Ground: Religion and the American Family Debate.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 628 (2000). 493-493.
  21. "Machiavelli Marooned : The Church Offers Something That Transcends the "Reality" of Survivor." Christianity Today 44, no. 12 (2000). 123-124.
  22. "Review of 'Science, Life and the Christian Belief: a Survey and Assessment.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 627 (2000). 369-369.
  23. "Review of 'Reclaiming the Great Tradition: Evangelicals, Catholics and Orthodox in Dialogue.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 626 (2000). 238-239.
  24. "Review of 'The Moral Quest: Foundations of Christian Ethics.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 626 (2000). 242-243.
  25. "Review of 'Why Are We Here: Everyday Questions and the Christian Life.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 625 (2000). 106-106.
  26. "Review of 'Human Cloning: Religious Responses.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 157, no. 625 (2000). 108-108.
  27. "Review of 'Moral Dilemmas: Biblical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 363-364.
  28. "Review of 'How I Have Changed: Reflections on 30 Years of Theology.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 369-369.
  29. "Review of 'To Relieve the Human Condition: Bioethics, Technology, and the Body.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 369-370.
  30. "Tripping on the Steps to Freedom : The Theology of Neil Anderson." Stulos 7, no. 1-2 (1999). 37-52.
  31. "Review of 'Encyclopedia of Religion and Society.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 238-239.
  32. "Review of 'Postmodernizing the Faith: Evangelical Responses to Postmodernism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 240-241.
  33. "Review of 'Hell on Trial: the Case for Eternal Punishment.'" Presbyterion 25, no. 1 (1999). 63-64.
  34. "Review of 'Exclusion and Embrace: a Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 103-104.
  35. "Review of 'Flame of Love: a Theology of the Holy Spirit.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 156 (1999). 105-106.
  36. "Review of 'The End of Liberal Theology: Contemporary Challenges to Evangelical Orthodoxy.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 481-481.
  37. "Review of 'God at War: the Bible and Spiritual Conflict.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 234-236.
  38. "Review of 'How Shall They Be Saved: the Destiny of Those Who Do Not Hear of Jesus.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 237-238.
  39. "Review of 'The Problem with Paul.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 244-244.
  40. "Review of 'Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 114-115.
  41. "Review of 'A Map of 20th-century Theology: Readings from Karl Barth to Radical Pluralism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 116-117.
  42. "Review of 'Two Cities, Two Loves: Christian Responsibility in a Crumbling Culture.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (1998). 126-127.
  43. "Review of 'The Doctrine of Humanity.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 488-489.
  44. "Review of 'Integrative Theology, V 3: Spirit-Given Life: God's People Present and Future.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 491-492.
  45. "Review of 'Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 493-494.
  46. "Review of 'Not a Chance: the Myth of Chance in Modern Science and Cosmology.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 495-496.
  47. "The New Man and Immoral Society." Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 259-274.
  48. "Review of 'A Passion for Truth: the Intellectual Coherence of Evangelicalism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 227-228.
  49. "Review of 'Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: a Breviary of Sin.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 229-229.
  50. "Review of 'Reason in the Balance: the Case against Naturalism in Science, Law and Education.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 232-233.
  51. "Review of 'The Battle for Hell: a Survey and Evaluation of Evangelicals' Growing Attraction to the Doctrine of Annihilationism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 232-232.
  52. "Review of 'The Battle of Beginnings: Why Neither Side Is Winning the Creation-evolution Debate.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 233-234.
  53. "Review of 'Power Encounters: Reclaiming Spiritual Warfare.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 112-113.
  54. "Review of 'Welfare in America: Christian Perspectives on a Policy in Crisis.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 113-114.
  55. "Review of 'Women in the Church: a Fresh Analysis of 1 Timothy 2:9-15.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 122-123.
  56. "Review of 'Many Gods, Many Lords: Christianity Encounters World Religions.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 491-492.
  57. "Review of 'The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 492-493.
  58. "Review of 'Not Ashamed of the Gospel: New Testament Interpretations of the Death of Christ.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 499-500.
  59. "Review of 'Roman Catholics and Evangelicals: Agreements and Differences.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 373-374.
  60. "Antinomianism and Dispensationalism." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 141-154.
  61. "Review of 'On the Cessation of the Charismata: The Protestant Polemic on Postbiblical Miracles.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 234-235.
  62. "Review of 'Powers of Evil: a Biblical Study of Satan and Demons.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 235-235.
  63. "Review of 'The Biblical Flood: a Case Study of the Church's Response to Extrabiblical Evidence.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 241-242.
  64. "Review of 'Paul and the Law: A Contextual Approach.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 252-253.
  65. "The Ethical Ring of The Bell Curve." Dialog 35 (1996). 51-57.
  66. "Neil Anderson's Approach to the Spiritual Life." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 75-86.
  67. "Review of 'Systematic Theology, V 2.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 109-110.
  68. "Review of 'Straight and Narrow? Compassion and Clarity in the Homosexuality Debate.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 127-127.
  69. "Review of 'The Many Faces of Evil: Theological Systems and the Problem of Evil.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 486-486.
  70. "Review of 'No Place for Truth, or Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 360-361.
  71. "Review of 'Revisioning Evangelical Theology: a Fresh Agenda for the 21st Century.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 361-362.
  72. "Review of 'One Lord, One Faith: a Theology for Cross-denominational Renewal.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 362-363.
  73. "Review of 'Politically Correct Death: Answering Arguments for Abortion Rights.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 367-367.
  74. "The "Seed," the Spirit, and the Blessing of Abraham." Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 211-222.
  75. "Review of 'The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for an Intelligent Designer.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 233-234.
  76. "Review of 'When Tolerance Is No Virtue: Political Correctness, Multiculturalism and the Future of Truth and Justice.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 235-235.
  77. "Review of 'Is Jesus the Only Savior.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 107-107.
  78. "Review of 'The Population of Heaven.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (1995). 107-108.
  79. "Review of 'Women Caught in the Conflict: the Culture War between Traditionalism and Feminism.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (1994). 493-494.
  80. "Review of 'The Case for Progressive Dispensationalism: The Interface between Dispensational and Non-Dispensational Theology.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (1994). 360-361.
  81. "Review of 'Surprised by the Power of the Spirit.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (1994). 233-234.
  82. "Review of 'Paul, Women and Wives: Marriage and Women's Ministry in the Letters of Paul.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (1994). 248-248.
  83. "Review of 'Faith Works: the Gospel According to the Apostles.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 497-499.
  84. "Review of 'Four Views on Hell.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 500-501.
  85. "Review of 'Introducing Christian Doctrine.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 363-363.
  86. "Review of 'Naming the Silences: God, Medicine, and the Problem of Suffering.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 368-369.
  87. "The Role of the Holy Spirit in Conversion." Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 203-218.
  88. "Review of 'I Suffer Not a Woman: Rethinking 1 Timothy 2:11-15 in Light of Ancient Evidence.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 247-248.
  89. "Review of 'Charismatic Chaos.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993). 115-115.
  90. "Review of 'The Feminist Gospel: The Movement to Unite Feminism within the Church.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 501-502.
  91. "Review of 'A Holy Rebellion: Strategy for Spiritual Warfare.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 504-504.
  92. "Review of 'Power Points.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 505-506.
  93. "Review of 'Darwin on Trial.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 245-246.
  94. "Review of 'Evangelical Reunion: Denominations and the Body of Christ.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 253-254.
  95. "Review of 'Our Sufficiency in Christ.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 102-103.
  96. "Review of 'Integrative Theology, V 2: Our Primary Need: Christ's Atoning Provisions.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (1992). 108-108.
  97. "Review of 'Does God Exist: The Great Debate.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 493-494.
  98. "Review of 'Eternal Security: Can You Be Sure?.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 497-498.
  99. "Review of 'The Dawn's Early Light: Daring to Challenge the Deepening Darkness.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 367-368.
  100. "Review of 'The Moral Catastrophe: The Future Survival of the American Family.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 368-368.
  101. "Review of 'Stress Fractures: Biblical Splints for Everyday Pressures.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 252-253.
  102. "Review of 'The Grace Awakening.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 121-122.

Academic Interests

  • Creation
  • Humanity
  • Sin
  • Contemporary ethics and theology
  • World religions

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