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J. Scott Horrell

Professor of Theological Studies

AB, Seattle Pacific University, 1971; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1977; ThD, 1988; Visiting Scholar, Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, 1993.

Dr. Horrell has been a missionary and theologian in various world cultures, in
addition to evangelism and church-planting with World Team, InterVarsity, and
Youth with a Mission (YWAM). Along with cofounding and editing a leading Latin American 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.

Courses Taught

  • ST101 - Theological Method and Bibliology
  • ST102 - Trinitarianism
  • ST103 - Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology
  • ST104 - Soteriology
  • ST295 - Systematic Theology Colloquium
  • ST415 - Theology and World Religions
  • ST420 - Global Christian Theology
  • WM535 - Theology and World Religions
  • WM550 - Global Christian Theology
  • DM103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM705 - Select Topics of Theological Issues in Today's Ministry
  • TS2005 - Sem in Systematic Theology

Interests

Academic Interests

Prolegomena
Trinitarianism/Christology
angelology
soteriology
missions
world Christianity
world religions
art

Personal Interests

Grandchildren
Missions again
Exec. Board
Children’s Relief International (VP Overseas operations).

Books

DTS Voice Videos

The Person of Jesus in the Nicene Creed
Heaven
Who is Jesus?
Classic - Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism
Perspectives on the Lord's Supper
Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism
The Reality of Hell
Classic: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism
Classic: History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church
Rightly Fearing the Lord God
Catholicism and Protestantism: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism
Catholicism and Protestantism: The History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church
Jesus Son of God: Iconoclast of the World Religions
Challenges of Bible Translation in Muslim Cultures
General Issues in Bible Translation
What the New Pope Means for the Future of the Church
Jesus in the World Religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, & Islam
Seven Common Graces: Simple Satisfactions that Make Life Beautiful
Love, Marriage, and Imitating God
Growing While In Seminary
Faculty Forum: Contemporary Theological Trends

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • Review of "Whose Religion Is Christianity? the Gospel beyond the West." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:646). 2005. 239-241.
  • Review of "The Next Christendom: the Coming of Global Christianity." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:646). 2005. 254-256.
  • Review of "What Does God Know and When Does He Know It? the Current Controversy over Divine Foreknowledge." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:645). 2005. 118-119.
  • "Doing Theology: An International Task." Evangelical Missions Quarterly (41:4). 2005. 474-78.
  • Review of "Naming the Elephant: Worldview As a Concept." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:645). 2005. 116-117.
  • Review of "The Universe Next Door: a Basic Worldview Catalog." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:645). 2005. 116-117.
  • "Toward a Biblical Model of the Social Trinity: Avoiding Equivocation of Nature and Order." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (47:3). 2004. 399-421.
  • Review of "The Trinity." Bibliotheca Sacra (161:643). 2004. 368-369.
  • Review of "The Purpose-driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?." Bibliotheca Sacra (161:642). 2004. 254-255.
  • Review of "The Encyclopedia of Christianity. V 2, E-I." Bibliotheca Sacra (161:641). 2004. 110-111.
  • Review of "Totally Saved: Understanding, Experiencing and Enjoying the Greatness of Your Salvation." Bibliotheca Sacra (160:640). 2003. 481-483.
  • Review of "The Shape of Practical Theology: Empowering Ministry with Theological Praxis." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (45:4). 2002. 743-746.
  • Review of "Pentecostalism and the Future of the Christian Churches: Promises, Limitations, Challenges." Bibliotheca Sacra (159:635). 2002. 379-380.
  • Review of "Wisdom of the Sadhu: Teachings of Sundar Singh." Bibliotheca Sacra (159:634). 2002. 242-244.
  • Review of "Dictionary of Third World Theologies." Bibliotheca Sacra (159:633). 2002. 117-118.
  • Review of "Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts." Bibliotheca Sacra (159:633). 2002. 118-121.
  • Review of "At the Origins of Christian Worship." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:632). 2001. 505-506.
  • Review of "Reaching for the Invisible God: What Can We Expect to Find?." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:632). 2001. 483-485.
  • Review of "The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:630). 2001. 240-241.
  • Review of "The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:630). 2001. 248-249.
  • Review of "Spirituality and Theology: Christian Living and the Doctrine of God." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:627). 2000. 370-371.
  • Review of "Neighboring Faiths: a Christian Introduction to World Religions." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:627). 2000. 382-383.
  • Review of "After Our Likeness: the Church As the Image of the Trinity." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:626). 2000. 236-238.
  • Review of "The Unknown God: Searching for Spiritual Fulfillment." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:626). 2000. 239-240.
  • Review of "Union with Christ: the New Finnish Interpretation of Luther." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:626). 2000. 250-251.
  • Review of "The Encyclopedia of Christianity: V 1: A-D." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:625). 2000. 104-106.
  • Review of "God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:625). 2000. 113-114.
  • Review of "The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions." Bibliotheca Sacra (156). 1999. 239-240.
  • Review of "C S Lewis: Life at the Center." Bibliotheca Sacra (156). 1999. 118-119.
  • Review of "Who Needs Theology: an Invitation to the Study of God." Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 479-480.
  • Review of "Brasa Sob Cinzas: Estórias Do Anti-cotidiano." Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 484-485.
  • Review of "How to Think Theologically." Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 485-486.
  • Review of "What's so Amazing about Grace." Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 376-378.
  • "Sete Argumentos Contra O Estudo Da Teologia." Vox Scripturae (8). 1998. 51-60.
  • Review of "Brasa Sob Cinzas: Estórias Do Anti-cotidiano." Vox Scripturae (7). 1997. 130-133.
  • "Overview of Brazilian Theology." Vox Scripturae (7). 1997. 85-111.
  • "O Deus Trino Que Se Dá, a Imago Dei E a Natureza Da Igreja Local." Vox Scripturae (6). 1996. 243-262.
  • Review of "Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God." Vox Scripturae (6). 1996. 314-315.
  • Review of "Evangélicos Em Crise: Decadência Doutrinária Na Igreja Brasileira." Vox Scripturae (6). 1996. 321-322.
  • Review of "A Magia Dos Anjos Cabalísticos." Vox Scripturae (5). 1995. 244-245.
  • Review of "Anjos Cabalísticos." Vox Scripturae (5). 1995. 244-245.
  • Review of "Catálogo Geral E Publicações 1994." Vox Scripturae (5). 1995. 257-258.
  • Review of "Atletas De Cristo." Vox Scripturae (5). 1995. 258-258.
  • Review of "Arte Sacra: O Espaço Sagrado Hoje." Vox Scripturae (5). 1995. 115-117.
  • "Uma Cosmovisão Trinitária." Vox Scripturae (4). 1994. 55-77.
  • Review of "Para Que Todos Sejam Um." Vox Scripturae (4). 1994. 115-115.
  • Review of "Igreja E Maçonaria, Conciliação Possível." Vox Scripturae (4). 1994. 118-119.
  • Review of "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean." Vox Scripturae (4). 1994. 120-120.
  • Review of "As Armas Da Sua Guerra." Vox Scripturae (3). 1993. 246-247.
  • Review of "Batalha Espiritual Para Todo Cristão." Vox Scripturae (3). 1993. 246-247.
  • Review of "Teologia Da Libertação: Novos Desafios." Vox Scripturae (3). 1993. 241-243.
  • "Maçonaria : Tensões E Perguntas." Vox Scripturae (3). 1993. 73-100.
  • Review of "Dicionário Rio Medellín Puebla." Vox Scripturae (3). 1993. 114-114.
  • "Jesus Cristo : Deus E Homem: a Relevância Da Cristologia Clássica Para a América Latina." Vox Scripturae (2). 1992. 3-27.
  • "Arte : Uma Perspectiva Cristã." Vox Scripturae (1). 1991. 15-39.
  • Review of "O Deus Dos Pobres: A Verdade Sobre O Cristo Da Teologia Da Libertação." Vox Scripturae (1). 1991. 78-80.
  • Review of "A Santísima Trindade É a Melhor Comunidade." Vox Scripturae (1). 1991. 53-55.
  • Review of "A Trindade, a Sociedade E a Libertação." Vox Scripturae (1). 1991. 53-55.
  • Review of "We Drink from Our Own Wells: The Spiritual Journey of a People." Themelios (11:2). 1986. 70-71.