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DepartmentTorrey Honors Institute
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Degrees

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

Biography

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. He and his family lead the Torrey National Parks class every summer.

Affiliations

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • American Academy of Religion
  • Karl Barth Society of North America

Awards

  • C.B. Bjuge Outstanding Thesis Award, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2011
  • Departmental Fellow, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2007-2009

Publications (Selected)

Books

  • Atonement, Johnson, Adam (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. Manuscript due Sept. 2022)
  • Atonement: A Reader, edited by Johnson, Adam and Grebe, Matthias, (T&T Clark, Manuscript due Jan. 2020)
  • 5 Views on the Extent of the Atonement, edited by Johnson, Adam (Zondervan, 2019)
  • T & T Clark Companion to the Atonement, edited by Johnson, Adam (T&T Clark, 2017)
  • Reconciling Wisdom: Christ’s Atonement as a Work of Wisdom, Johnson, Adam (Lexham Press, 2016)
  • Atonement: A Guide for the Perplexed, Johnson, Adam (T&T Clark, 2015)
  • God’s Being in Reconciliation: The Theological Basis of the Unity and Diversity of the Atonement in the Theology of Karl Barth, Johnson, Adam (T&T Clark, 2012)

Book Chapters

  • “Atonement and Theodicy,” in T&T Clark Companion to Suffering and Theodicy, ed. Matthias Grebe and Johannes Grösl. New York: T & T Clark. Manuscript due Dec. 2021.

  • “Barth’s Doctrine of the Atonement,” in Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth, ed. George Hunsinger and Keith Johnson. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Under Contract. Manuscript submitted Aug. 2017.

  • “Atonement: The Shape and State of the Doctrine,” in T&T Clark Companion to the Atonement, ed. Adam J. Johnson. New York: T & T Clark, 2017.

  • “Atoning Wisdom: The Wisdom of God in the Way of Salvation,” with Kyle Strobel, in Locating Atonement,” ed. Oliver Crisp and Fred Sanders. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, Nov. 2015

  • “Stellvertretung and Identity,” in Being Saved: Explorations in Soteriology and Human Ontology, ed. S. Mark Hamilton, Joshua Farris, and Marc Cortez. London: SCM. 8,000 words. Under Contract. Manuscript submitted Jan. 2018

Journal Articles

  • “Eleonore Stump’s Atonement: A Review Article.” Submitted to Journal of Reformed Theology, Aug. 2019.
  • “Where Demons Fear to Tread: Venturing into an Obscure Corner of the Doctrine of the Atonement Regarding the Unfallen Angels.” Journal of Reformed Theology 9, n. 1 (2015), pp. 37-55.
  • “The Crucified Bridegroom: Christ’s Atoning Death in St. John of the Cross and Spiritual Formation Today.” Pro Ecclesia 21, n. 4 (2012), pp. 392-408.
  • “The Servant Lord: The Role of the Munus Triplex in the Theology of Karl Barth.” Scottish Journal of Theology 65, no. 2 (2012), pp. 159-173.
  •  “A Temple Framework of the Atonement.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 54, no. 2 (2011), 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.

Presentations

  • “The Wisdom of the Atonement: Christ’s Reconciliation as a Work By, Of, and For Wisdom.” Center for Christian Thought Conference, La Mirada: 2015.
  • “Atoning Wisdom: The Wisdom of God in the Way of Salvation.” Co-written with Kyle Strobel. Los Angeles Theology Conference, La Mirada: 2015.
  • “Atonement: The Shape and State of the Doctrine.” ETS, San Diego: 2014.
  • “Where Demons Fear to Tread: Venturing into an Obscure Corner of the Doctrine of the Atonement Regarding the Unfallen Angels.” ETS, Milwaukee: 2012.
  • “A Temple Theory of the Atonement: Exploring Christ’s Work from the Standpoint of Divine (Omni)presence.” ETS, Atlanta: 2010.

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