BOOKS

 

Divine Attributes: Knowing the Covenantal God of Scripture. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic (under contract).

 

Divine Impassibility: Four Views on God's Emotions and Suffering. With Daniel Castelo, James E. Dolezal, and Thomas Jay Oord. Edited by Robert Matz and A. Chadwick Thornhill. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2019.

 

The Doctrine of God: Introducing the Big Questions. London: T&T Clark, 2019.

 

Theodicy of Love: Cosmic Conflict and the Problem of Evil. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2018.

*WORLD Magazine Accessible Theology Book of the Year, Honorable Mention

 

Canonical Theology: The Biblical Canon, Sola Scriptura, and Theological Method. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.

 

The Love of God: A Canonical Model. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015.

*Winner of the 2015 IVP Readers’ Choice Award

 

The Concept of Divine Love in the Context of the God-World Relationship. New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

 

REFEREED ARTICLES

 

“The Influence Aim Problem of Petitionary Prayer: A Cosmic Conflict Approach.” Journal of Analytic Theology (forthcoming).

“Rules of Engagement: God’s Permission of Evil in Light of Selected Cases of Scripture.” Bulletin for Biblical Research (forthcoming).

“Toward a Systematic Theology of the Sanctuary: Part 2.” Theologika 34/1 (2019): 4-31.

 

 “Toward a Systematic Theology of the Sanctuary: Part 1.” Theologika 33/2 (2018): 212-227.

“Deus em questão.” Ministerio, 80/6 (Mai-Jun 2017):23-25.

 

“The Rationale for Canonical Theology: An Approach to Systematic Theology After Modernism.” Andrews University Seminary Studies, 55/1 (2017): 83-105.

 

“Ethics of Love: Morality and the Meaning of Divine Love.” Andrews University Seminary Student Journal (invited contribution), 2/1 (2016): 1-16.

 

"We Must Obey God Rather than Men: Jan Hus on the Authority of Scripture in Relation to Church and Conscience." Andrews University Seminary Studies, 54/1 (2016): 71-102.

 

“Questioning God?” Ministry, 88/6 (June 2016): 6-9.

 

“Theopathic or Anthropopathic? A Suggested Approach to Imagery of Divine Emotion in the Hebrew Bible.” Perspectives in Religious Studies, 42/4 (2015): 341-355.

 

Sola Scriptura: Reductio ad absurdum?” Trinity Journal, 35NS (Fall 2014): 195-223.

 

“Does God Always Get What He Wants? A Theocentric Approach to Divine Providence and Human Freedom.” Andrews University Seminary Studies, 52/2 (2014): 195-212.

 

“Providence and God’s Unfulfilled Desires.” Philosophia Christi, 15/2 (2013): 453-62.

 

“The Analogy of Scripture Revisited: A Final Form Canonical Approach to Systematic Theology.” Mid-America Journal of Theology, 22 (2011): 41-53.

 

“Intrinsic Canonicity and the Inadequacy of the Community Approach to Canon Determination.” Themelios, 36/2 (2011): 203-215.

 

“The Biblical Canon: Do We Have the Right Bible?” Ministry, 80/6 (June 2008):16-19.

 

“Epistemological Authority in the Polemic of Irenaeus.” Didaskalia, 19 (Winter 2008): 51-70.

 

“An Investigation of Luther’s View of the Bondage of the Will with Implications for Soteriology and Theodicy.” Journal of the Adventist Theological Society, 18/2 (Autumn 2007): 274-304.

 

“The Canon and Biblical Authority: A Critical Comparison of Two Models of Canonicity.” Trinity Journal, 28NS/2 (Fall 2007): 229-249.

 

“The Passible Potter and the Contingent Clay:  A Theological Study of Jeremiah 18:1-10.” Journal of the Adventist Theological Society, 18/1 (Spring 2007): 130–150.

 

EDITED BOOKS

 

God’s Character and the Last Generation. Edited by Jiri Moskala and John C. Peckham. Nampa, ID: Pacific Press, 2018.

BOOK SECTIONS

 

”Great Controversy Issues.” Pages 15-22 in God’s Character and the Last Generation. Edited by Jiri Moskala and John C. Peckham (Nampa, ID: Pacific Press, 2018).

 

”The Triumph of God’s Love.” Pages 271-286 in God’s Character and the Last Generation. Edited by Jiri Moskala and John C. Peckham (Nampa, ID: Pacific Press, 2018).

“Understanding Sola Scriptura: A Working Approach for the Church.” Pages 57-64 in Here We Stand: Luther, the Reformation, and Seventh-day Adventism. Edited by Michael W. Campbell and Nikolaus Satelmajer (Nampa, ID: Pacific Press, 2017).

 

“Show Me Your Glory: A Narrative Theology of Exodus 33:12-34:10 from a Biblical-Historical Perspective.” Pages 583-603 in Meeting with God on the Mountains: Essays in Honor of Richard M. Davidson. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University, 2016.

“Divine Passibility, Analogical Temporality, and Theo-Ontology: Implications of a Canonical Approach.” Pages 32-53 in Scripture and Philosophy: Essays Honoring the Work and Vision of Fernando Luis Canale. Berrien Springs, MI: Adventist Theological Society Publications, 2016.

HONORS, AWARDS, and Grants

 

Siegfried H. Horn Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship Award    2019

World Magazine Accessible Book of the Year, Honorable Mention                 2018

AAAS Science for Seminaries Grant (associate project leader)                2018

Augsburger Excellence in Teaching Award, Andrews University                  2016 

IVP Readers’ Choice Award Winner (The Love of God)                           2015

Outstanding Dissertation Award, Andrews University                             2012

Educator of the Year, Southwestern Adventist University                       2012

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

“Canonical Theology, Social Location, and the Search for Biblical Orthodoxy.” Written and presented with Boubakar Sanou. Invited paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 20, 2019.

“Knowing the God of Love: A Preliminary Discussion.” Invited Plenary Presentation as 2019 Recipient of the Horn Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship Award at the Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship, Andrews University, October 25, 2019.

 

“The Trinity Doctrine: Is the Trinity Biblical and Coherent?” Invited Paper Presented at the Villa Aurora Symposium on the Trinity, Italian Adventist University, Villa Aurora, Italy, June 19, 2019 (read in absentia).

 

“The God of the Philosophers and the God of the Bible.” Invited Paper Presented at the Villa Aurora Symposium on the Trinity, Italian Adventist University, Villa Aurora, Italy, June 20, 2019 (read in absentia).

 

“How to Square God's Omniscience, Omnipotence, & Loving Character with the Enormity of Suffering in the World” Patrick Henry College Newsmakers live video interview with Marvin Olasky, April 4, 2019.

 

“Qualified Passibility.” Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Evangelical Philosophical Society Section, Denver, CO, November 17, 2018.

 

“Divine Impassibility.” Panel Discussion with Thomas Jay Oord and Thor Madsen at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Evangelical Philosophical Society Section, Denver, CO, November 17, 2018.

 

”Rules of Engagement: God’s Permission of Evil in Selected Cases of Scripture.” Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Institute for Biblical Research Section, Denver, CO, November 16, 2018.

 

”Kärkkäinen’s Christ and Reconciliation: An Appreciative Response.” Invited paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 14, 2018.

 

“How Global Can Evangelical Theology Be? Exploring Kärkkäinen's Project.” Panel Discussion with Sung Wook Chung, Daniel Castelo, Peter Heltzel, Patrick Oden, and Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 14, 2018.

 

“Cognitive Dissonance and Cosmic Conflict: A Rules-of-Engagement Framework for Thinking about Prayer, Providence, and Evil.” Plenary paper presented at the Transforming Worldview(s) Conference, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, October 19, 2018.

 

“Canonical Theology, Epistemology, and Science-Theology Dialogue.” Handout for Faith-Science Dialogue Workshop as part of the AAAS Science for Seminaries Grant, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, July 30, 2018.

 

“Response to John Kilner.” Invited paper presented at the Dabar Conference, Carl F.H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, June 15, 2018.

 

“The Triune God and Monotheism: Islamic and Biblical Perspectives.” Paper presented at the Research Group on Adventism and the Theology of Islam, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, April 26, 2018.

 

“Response to Reviews by Malcom Yarnell, Kristen Deede Johnson, Keith Whitfield, and Ken Keathley of John C. Peckham, Canonical Theology: The Biblical Canon, Sola Scriptura, and Theological Method. Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, November 26, 2017.

 

“Engaging Canonical Theology in Systematic Theological Method.” Panel Discussion with Malcolm Yarnell, Kristen Deede Johnson, Keith Whitfield, and Ken Keathley at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, November 26, 2017.

 

“Understanding Sola Scriptura: An Approach for the Church.” Paper presented at Martin Luther Symposium, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, October 13, 2017.

 

“Method in Systematic Theology: A Preliminary Description.” Paper presented at the Fall ASSRG BRI Subcommittee, Berrien Springs, MI, October 13, 2017.  

 

“The Goodness of Creation and the Problem of Evolutionary Evil.”  Invited plenary paper presented at the Dabar Conference, Carl F.H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, June 16, 2017.

 

“The Love of God: A Synopsis.” Paper presented at the Gospel Study Group, Berrien Springs, MI, March 25, 2017.

“God’s Love, Free Will, and the Problem of Evil.” Paper presented at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, March 11, 2017.

 

“Scripture as the Canonical Text for Radical Christian Scholarship.” Invited Plenary Paper presented at the Radical Christian Scholarship Conference: A Conference Jointly Sponsored by the Trandisciplinary Group and St. George’s Center for Biblical and Public Theology, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, February 23, 2017.

 

”The Cosmic Conflict and the Origin of Evil.” Paper presented at Faith and Science Council Subcommittee on Theodicy, Berrien Springs, MI, October 20, 2016.

 

"Why Canonical Theology?” Paper presented at the Symposium on Hermeneutics, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, May 4, 2016.

 

“Sola Scriptura." Paper presented at the Fall ASSRG BRI Subcommittee, Berrien Springs, MI, October 16, 2015.

 

"We Must Obey God Rather than Men: Jan Hus on the Authority of Scripture in Relation to Church and Conscience." Paper presented at the Jan Hus Symposium, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, October 9, 2015.

 

Panel Discussion, Jan Hus Symposium, Berrien Springs, MI, October 9, 2015.

 

“Divine Love Revisited.” Seminar presented at the Called: NAD Pastors Convention. Austin, TX, June 30, 2015.

 

"Canonical Theological Method," Presentation to Andrews University PhD in Religion Students at Transdisciplinarity Consultation. Berrien Springs, MI, March 4, 2015.

 

“Two Approaches to the Biblical Canon.” Presentation at the IV Conferencia Biblica Ecclesiologia, Universidad de Montemorelos, Mexico, July 11, 2014.

 

“Intrinsic Canonicity and the Inadequacy of the Community Approach.” Presentation at the IV Conferencia Biblica Ecclesiologia, Universidad de Montemorelos, Mexico, July 11, 2014.

 

“Understanding Sola Scriptura: A Working Approach for the Church.” Presentation at the IV Conferencia Biblica Ecclesiologia, Universidad de Montemorelos, Mexico, July 12, 2014.

 

“Sola Scriptura: Reductio ad Absurdum?” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 21, 2013.

 

“The Hebrew Bible as Christian Scripture” Panel Discussion with G.K. Beale, Darrell Bock, Richard M. Davidson, and Reimar Vetne at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2013.

 

“A Canonical Approach to Systematic Theology” Paper presented at the Fall ASSRG BRI Sub-committee, Berrien Springs, MI, October 18, 2013.

 

“Does God Always Get What He Wants?” Paper presented at the Spring Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Walla Walla, WA, April 20, 2012.

 

“A Suggested Approach to ‘Anthropopathic’ Imagery of God in the Hebrew Bible.” Paper presented at the Southwestern Society of Biblical Literature, Dallas, TX, March 11, 2012.

 

“The Conditionality and Unconditionality of Divine Love: A Brief Consideration of the Relationship between Love and Election in the Old Testament.” Paper presented at the Arminianism and Adventism Symposium, Berrien Springs, MI, October 15, 2010.

 

“The Nature of Canonicity: A Criticism of the Community Canon Approach.” Paper presented at the Spring Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Keene, TX, April 15, 2010.

 

“Ethics of Love?” A Consideration of Moral Implications of Divine Love.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 19, 2009.

 

"The Analogy of Scripture Revisited: A Final Form Canonical Approach to Systematic Theology.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society National Meeting, Providence, RI, November 20, 2008.

 

“Intrinsic Canonicity and the Inadequacy of the Community to Determine the Canon.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, November 20, 2008.

 

“Show Me Your Glory: A Narrative Theology of Exodus 33:12-34:10 from a Biblical-Historical Perspective.”  Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 14, 2007.

 

“Epistemological Authority in the Polemic of Irenaeus.”  Paper presented at SRSC Midwest Society of Biblical Literature, Bourbonnais, IL, February 16, 2007.

 

“The Scope of the Biblical Canon:  Models of Canonicity Compared.” Paper presented at the Seminary Scholarship Symposium, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, February 9, 2007.

 

“The Passible Potter and the Contingent Clay:  An Exegetical and Theological Analysis of Jeremiah 18:4-10.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society National Meeting, Washington, DC, November 17, 2006.

 

“An Investigation of Luther’s View of the Bondage of the Will with Implications for Soteriology and Theodicy.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 16, 2006.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL/PERIODICAL ARTICLES/INTERNET ARTICLES

 

 “Un solo Dio in tre persone: Quarta e ultima parte.” Il Messaggero Avventista, December 2019: 5-6.

 

“Cosmic Conflict: One View of Evil’s Existence and God’s Goodness.” Interview with Marvin Olasky. WORLD Magazine 34/21, November 9, 2019: 26-27 (print and online).

 

“Un solo Dio in tre persone: Terza parte.” Il Messaggero Avventista, November 2019: 6-9.

 

“Trusting God’s Purposes: Theologian John Peckham on God’s Sovereignty, Evil, and Free Will.” Interview with Marvin Olasky. WORLD Magazine, October 30, 2019 (online only).

 

“Un solo Dio in tre persone: Seconda parte.” Il Messaggero Avventista, October 2019: 8-13.

 

“Un solo Dio in tre persone.” Il Messaggero Avventista, September 2019: 10-12.

 

“Love and Justice” Lake Union Herald, January 2019: 18-21.

“The Bible and the Problem of Evil,” Outreach Magazine, November 25, 2018 (online).

“Meet this Book: Canonical Theology,” Eerdword: the Eerdmans Blog (11/19/16):

 http://eerdword.com/2016/11/17/meet-this-book-canonical-theology/

 

“Interview with John C. Peckham: Author of The Love of God: A Canonical Model,” Moral Apologetics (10/28/2015): http://moralapologetics.com/interview-with-john-c-peckham-author-of-the-love-of-god-a-canonical-model/

 

“Does God Change His Mind?” Perspective Digest, 14/1 (2009): 20-33.

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