• Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., Biola University

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Jason McMartin specializes in the areas of systematic theology, religious epistemology, philosophical theology and theological integration. Recent investigations have included the epistemic effects of sin, eudaimonistic ethics, and the doctrines of sin and humanity. He teaches systematic theology and theological integration for Rosemead School of Psychology and for Talbot School of Theology and serves on the pastoral team of a local church, overseeing equipping ministries.


  • Christian Association for Psychological Studies
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Christian Philosophers


  • Hall, M.E.L., McMartin, J., & Pickavance, T. (2022). Speaking the truth in love: The challenge of public engagement. Christian Scholar’s Review 51(3), 271-284.
  • McMartin, J. & Hall, M.E.L. (2022). Christian functional views of suffering: A review and theoretical overview. Mental Health, Religion, & Culture 25(3), 247-262.
  • McMartin, J., Silverman, E.J., Hall, M.E.L., Aten, J., & Shannonhouse, L. (2020). Christian Meaning Making through Suffering in Theology and Psychology of Religion. The Journal of Moral Theology 9(1), 120-135.
  • McMartin, J. (2017). Holy Saturday and Christian theological anthropology. In Farris, J. & Lotfin, K. (Eds.). Christian physicalism?: Philosophical and theological critiques. Lexington Books.
  • Langer, R., McMartin, J., & Hall, M.E.L. (2017). Theological perspectives on trauma: Human flourishing after the fall. In Gingrich H.D. & Gingrich F.C. (Eds.). Treating trauma in Christian counseling. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press.
  • McMartin, J. & Pickavance, T.H. (2016). The voice of God in historical biblical criticism. In Crisp, O.D. & Sanders, F. (Eds.). The voice of God in the text of Scripture. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
  • McMartin, J. (2016). Reason. In Johnson, K. L. & Lauber D. (Eds.). T&T Clark Companion to the Doctrine of Sin. London: T&T Clark.
  • McMartin, J. (2015). The Work of the Holy Spirit in Natural Psychological Growth. Journal of Psychology and Christianity 34(3), 214-225.
  • McMartin, J. (2013). Sleep, Sloth, and Sanctification. Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care 6(2), 255-272.
  • McMartin, J. (2013). The Theandric Union as Imago Dei and Capax Dei. In Crisp, O.D. and Sanders, F. (Eds.). Christology Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 136-150.
  • McMartin, J. (2013). Analytic Philosophy and Christian Theology. Religion Compass 7(9), 361-371.
  • Hall, M.E.L., Langer, R., & McMartin, J. (2010). The Role of Suffering in Human Flourishing: Contributions from Positive Psychology, Theology, and Philosophy. Journal of Psychology and Theology 38(2), 111-121.


  • McMartin, J. & Pickavance, T.H. (2020, November). Three grades of emotional reason. Paper presented at Evangelical Philosophical Society Conference (virtual).
  • Bland, C., & McMartin, J., (2020, March). Do we need realignment? Values based conflicts in counseling & therapy. Paper presented at Christian Association of Psychological Studies, Atlanta, GA.
  • McMartin, J. (2020, January). Holy Spirit empowered work. Paper presented at the Los Angeles Theology Conference, La Mirada, CA.
  • McMartin, J. & Pickavance, T.H. (2019, November).  Edwards, the epistemology of emotions, and religious disagreement. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, San Diego, CA.
  • McMartin, J. (2016, May). Prayer is the meaning of life. Invited lecture for “Analytic Theology for Theological Formation” lecture series, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA.
  • Hall, M. E. L. & McMartin, J. (2016, March). Psychological and theological perspectives on enjoying physical pleasures well. Paper presented at Christian Association of Psychological Studies International Conference, Pasadena, CA.
  • McMartin, J. (2013, November). God’s blessedness and triunity: Implications for therapeutic relating. Paper presented at Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting.
  • McMartin, J. (2012, October). Soteriologies of suffering: Varying visions of technology as the path toward flourishing. Paper presented at Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture 2012: Technology and Human Flourishing, Waco, TX.
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