Kelly M. Kapic

Kelly M. Kapic

Visiting Research Fellow (Spring 2014)

Kelly M. Kapic (Ph.D., King's College, University of London) is professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where he has taught for over twelve years.

Under the supervision of Colin Gunton, Kapic earned a Ph.D. in systematic and historical theology at King's College, University of London (United Kingdom).  Before that he received a M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida and his bachelor's degree in philosophy and history was from Wheaton College.

Kapic has thus far written and edited nine books, focusing on the areas of systematic, historical, and practical theology.  These include a Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition (w. Wesley Vander Lugt, IVP Academic, 2013), A Little Book for New Theologians (IVP Academic, 2012), The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen’s Theology (ed. w. Mark Jones, Ashgate, 2012), Mapping Modern Theology (ed. w. Bruce L. McCormack, Baker Academic, 2012), God So Loved He Gave (w. Justin Borger, Zondervan, 2010), Communion with God: The Divine and the Human in John Owen's Theology (Baker Academic, 2007); Communion with the Triune God (ed. w. Justin Taylor, Crossway, 2007), Overcoming Sin and Temptation (ed. w. Justin Taylor, Crossway, 2006), and The Devoted Life: An Invitation to the Puritan Classics (ed. w. Randal Gleason, IVP, 2004, translated into Korean in 2008).

Kapic has also published articles in various journals and books, such as the International Journal of Systematic Theology, Conversations in Religion and Theology, Westminster Theological Journal, Evangelical Quarterly and Journal of Spiritual Formation & Soul Care.  A sample of his published essays include,  "The Son's Assumption of a Human Nature: A Call for Clarity," IJST, "Trajectories of a Trinitarian Eschatology," in Trinitarian Soundings in Systematic Theology (ed. by Paul L. Metzger, T & T Clark, 2005), “‘Evangelical Holiness’: Assumptions in John Owen’s Theology of Christian Spirituality,” in Life in the Spirit: Spiritual Formation in Theological Perspective (ed. Jeffrey P. Greenman and George Kalantzis, IVP Academic, 2010), 97-114, “Psalm 22: Forsakenness and the God who Sings,” in Theological Commentary (ed. Michael Allen, T & T Clark, 2011), 41-56, "Typology, the Messiah, and John Owen’s Theological Reading of Hebrews," in Christology and Hermeneutics: Hebrews as an Interdisciplinary Case Study (ed. Dan Treier and Jon Laansma, T & T Clark/Continuum, 2012), 136-155.

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