DepartmentTorrey Honors Institute
Biola AffiliationsFaculty, Employee



  • Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
  • M.A., Talbot Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Biola University


Adam Johnson is a theologian who focuses on the doctrine of the atonement, exploring the many ways in which the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ effect the reconciliation of all things to God. In addition to biblical, theological and historical explorations of this topic, he enjoys exploring the contribution of literature and other fields to this topic. He and his wife, Katrina, have been married 12 years, and have three sons. They love camping and exploring America's National Parks.



Book Chapter

  • “Atonement: The State of the Doctrine," in T&T Clark Companion to the Atonement. T&T Clark. Under Contract.

Journal Articles

  • “The Crucified Bridegroom: Christ's Atoning Death in St. John of the Cross and Spiritual Formation Today." Forthcoming, Pro Ecclesia.
  • “The Servant Lord: The Role of the Munus Triplex in the Theology of Karl Barth." Scottish Journal of Theology 65, no. 2, pp. 159-173.
  • “A Temple Framework of the Atonement." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 54, no. 2, pp. 225-237.
  • "A Fuller Account: The Role of 'Fittingness' in Thomas Aquinas' Development of the Doctrine of the Atonement." International Journal of Systematic Theology 12, no. 3 (2010): 302-18.
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