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JUSTIN ARIEL BAILEY
Curriculum Vitae
Justin.Bailey@dordt.edu

 

EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor of Theology, Dordt College. August 2017-Present

Courses Taught:

  • Kingdom, Identity, and Calling
  • Biblical Foundations
  • Biblical Study Methods
  • New Testament Letters
  • Teaching the Bible
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Gospel, Church, and Culture
  • Theology and Popular Culture
  • Leadership for Discipleship and Formation
  • Aesthetics: Beauty, Desire, and Imagination

EDUCATION 

2017    FULLER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Pasadena, CA

PhD in Theology | Mentors: William Dyrness and Richard Mouw

Dissertation passed with distinction:

“The Apologetics of Hope: Imagination and Witness in An Age of Authenticity with Special Consideration of the Writings of George MacDonald and Marilynne Robinson”

2013     TRINITY EVANGELICAL DIVINITY SCHOOL, Deerfield, IL

Master of Theology | Mentor: Kevin Vanhoozer

2007   Master of Divinity, Summa Cum Laude

2002   MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

  • Reimagining Apologetics. Downers Grove: IVP Academic [under contract]

Book Chapters:

  •  “The Impact of Social Media” in Hak Joon Lee and Timothy A. Dearborn, eds. Doing Justice: Diverse Responses to Divisive Issues. Downers Grove: IVP Academic [under contract; manuscript submitted March 2018].
  • “Welcome to the Blogosphere,” in Everyday Theology. Eds. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Charles Anderson and Michael Sleasman. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Book Reviews:

Other Publications:

PRESENTATIONS

  • “The Apologetics of Hope: Reimagining Apologetics in Secular Societies.” Neo-Calvinism and Europe: Fifth European Conference on Neo-Calvinism. Leuven, Belgium. August 29-31, 2018.
  • “The Shock of Revelatory Perception: Marilynne Robinson as Imaginative Apologist.” Culture Care Conference. Pasadena, California. February 8, 2017.
  • “Poetic Participation: Owen Barfield, Poetic Diction, and the Rediscovery Of Meaning.” Arts + The Inklings: 2016 Verge Conference at Trinity Western University. Langley, British Columbia. September 28-30, 2016.
  • “Revelation Lite? Reimagining General Revelation for Inter-religious Dialogue.” Another Religion? Neo-Calvinism and Islam: Fourth European Neo-Calvinism Conference. Kampen, The Netherlands. August 25-26, 2016.
  • “Can Non-Artists Be Imaginative, Too? George MacDonald, Imagination, and Virtue.” Brehm Center Colloquium. Pasadena: Fuller Seminary. May 20, 2015.
  • “Discerning the Body in Cyberspace: Jaron Lanier, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Contested Personhood.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion. San Diego, CA. November 22, 2014.
  • “What Role Does the Body Play Online?” Brehm Center Colloquium. Pasadena: Fuller Seminary. April 4, 2014.
  • “Gnadenstuhl: A Forgotten Resource for Substitutionary Atonement?” Creating Expressions of the Sacred: Seventh Annual Religions in Conversation Conference. Claremont Graduate University. February 21-22, 2014.
  • “Have Ye Then No Hope? Tolkien on Doom, Death and Despair.” Celebrating the Hobbit: Valparaiso Conference on Tolkien and His Works, Valparaiso, Indiana. March 1-3, 2013.

OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Editorial Board, In All Things. Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service. 2018-Present

Adjunct Instructor of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary

  • Christian Apologetics. Fall 2016.

Graduate Teaching Assistant/Lecturer, Fuller Theological Seminary

  • Theories of Human Nature for Richard Mouw. Spring 2015.
  • Christian Apologetics for William Dyrness. Winter 2015.
  • Theology of Poverty and Development, for Bryant Myers. Spring 2014.

Other Academic Projects, Fuller Theological Seminary

  • Academic Lecture: “Cultural Engagement,” for Evangelism, Justice and Emerging Generations, taught by Chap Clark. April 8, 2015.
  • Academic Lecture: “The Ethics of Television, ” for Theology and Television, taught by Kutter Callaway. March 4, 2015.
  • Academic Lecture: “Faith and Science,” for Christian Apologetics, taught by William Dyrness. February 17 and 19, 2015.
  • Participant, Fuller Youth Institute Innovations Think Tank, 2015.
  • Research Assistant, Theology and Culture Concentration, 2014.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Cultural hermeneutics
  • Imaginative apologetics
  • Protestant aesthetics
  • Theodramatic ethics
  • Technology and Media
  • Theological Anthropology
  • Faith and Doubt

MINISTERIAL EXPERIENCE

Church

2014-2017    GRACE PASADENA | Pasadena, CA

Pastoral Assistant for Teaching and Discipleship – regular preaching, oversight of seminary intern program, oversight of discipleship programs and student ministry 

2006-2013    ANTIOCH BIBLE CHURCH | Wheeling, IL

Pastor for English Ministry – weekly preaching, vision casting, spiritual formation, counseling, and leadership training

2002-2005    CHRIST OUR SAVIOR CHURCH | Chicago, IL

Youth Minister – regular preaching, oversight of youth ministry program

Para-church 

2014-2016    MADISON SQUARE INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY | Pasadena, CA

Community Coordinator – facilitation and care of Fuller Seminary’s intentional living community

2008-2013    JOSHUA GENERATION | Chicago, IL

Administrative Co-Director – writing material, facilitating counselor training, teaching, preaching, oversight of the youth worker track

2000, 2002   SIBERIAN MISSIONS | Kyzyl, Tuva (Russia)

Summer Missions Intern – learning Russian, assisting missionaries with church planting ministry

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Religion

Evangelical Theological Society

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