Associate Professor of Theology
John McKinley is most interested in the theological questions that touch on personal engagement with God. Some current research interests are the temptation of Jesus, theology of gender, and Martin Luther's theology of the cross. John McKinley has also worked in youth ministry and urban ministry, and he is currently a member of Granada Heights Friends Church in La Mirada. He regularly teaches undergraduate theology courses: Theology I (God, Jesus Christ, Humanity, Sin), Theology II (the Holy Spirit, Salvation, the Church, the Last Things), Martin Luther's theology, and the Human Body in Christian Perspective (an integration seminar considering science and theology on the topics of ethnicity, fashion, sport, food, medical technology, gender, sexuality, suffering, rest, sleep, and work).