Jonathan MasterDean, School of Divinity

Dean, School of Divinity;
Professor of Theology

  • PhD, University of Aberdeen
  • ThM, Capital Bible Seminary
  • MDiv, Capital Bible Seminary
  • BS in Bible, Cairn University

Dr. Jonathan Master serves as executive editor of the Place for Truth magazine, co-host of the “Theology on the Go” podcast, and dean of the School of Divinity at Cairn University. He has authored the book A Question of Consensus (Fortress Press) and a number of articles, in addition to editing The God We Worship (P&R). Prior to teaching, he served in pastoral ministry for ten years.

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Academic Specialties and Interests:

  • Theology of the English Puritans
  • Biblical Doctrine


Selected Publications:

  • The God We Worship, ed. (P & R Publishing, 2016)
  • A Question of Consensus: The Doctrine of Assurance After The Westminster Confession, (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015).
  • “Who is the ‘Woman’ in 1 Timothy 2?” [co-authored with John R. Master] The McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry 10 (2008-2009): 3-21.
  • “Exodus 32 as an Argument for Traditional Theism.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45, no. 4 (December 2002): 585-98.
  • Review of Beauty Will Save the World: Recovering the Human in an Ideological Age by Gregory Wolfe. Englewood Review of Books 4, no. 16 (July 2011).


Awards and Honors:

  • Pastor-Theologian, Center for Theological Inquiry
  • Faculty Member of the Year, Cairn University

Teaching at Cairn since 2011

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