Gregory
Parker Jr.
Faculty, School of Divinity

Teaching at Cairn since 2022

Gregory Parker Jr.

Education

  • PhD candidate in Systematic Theology, University of Edinburgh
  • ThM, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Historical Theology)
  • MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • BS in Bible, Cairn University

Biography

Gregory Parker Jr. joined the School of Divinity faculty in 2022. He teaches courses in systematic theology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including Triune God, Narrative of Redemption, and the Doctrine of Man, Sin, and Salvation.

After graduating from Cairn University himself, Greg pursued graduate school in theology, receiving an MDiv and a ThM from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is currently a candidate at the University of Edinburgh for a PhD in systematic theology.

In addition to teaching, Greg loves Philadelphia sports, hanging with friends and family, and advocating for Tame Impala.

Additional Information

Contact Information:
gparker@cairn.edu

Courses Taught at Cairn:

Academic Specialties:

  • Systematic theology
  • thought and life of Herman Bavinck and Augustine
  • modern theology
  • bioethics

Papers & Publications:

  • Herman Bavinck, Guidebook for Instruction in the Christian Religion. Translator & Editor with Cameron Clausing. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2022.
  • Herman Bavinck, What is Christianity? Translator & Editor. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2022.
  • “Herman Bavinck’s ‘The Leading Ideas of Calvin’s Institutes’” The Confessional Presbyterian 17 (2022): 53-62.
  • Remaining Human: The philosophy of Charles Taylor aimed at the ethics of generating trans-and-posthuman persons” in The Ethics of Generating Posthumans: Philosophical and Theological Reflections on Bringing New Persons into Existence. eds. Calum Mackellar and Trevor Stammers (London, UK: Bloomsbury, 2022).
  • “Encyclopedia Bavinck: The Case of the History of the Theological Encyclopedia of Herman Bavinck” Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies 6, no. 2 (2021): 293-310.
  • “Herman Bavinck’s ‘Head and Heart’” Modern Reformation 30, no. 5 (Nov/Dec. 2021): 10-13.
  • Herman Bavinck, The Sacrifice of Praise. Translator & Editor with Cameron Clausing. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publisher, 2019.

Associations

  • Advisory Board – Chinese Critical Edition of Reformed Dogmatics (2021 –
  • Society for the Study of Theology (2019 –
  • Scottish Council on Human Bioethics (2018 –
  • Bavinck Society (2016 –
  • Evangelical Theological Society (2016 –

Teaching at Cairn since 2022