Faculty | Philosophy, B.A.

Gregg A. TenElshof

  • Professor of Philosophy / Director, Center for Christian Thought
  • Director, Center for Christian Thought
  • Professor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., Westmont College

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Research Interests

  • Contemporary Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Metaphysics/Ontology

Thomas M. Crisp

  • Professor of Philosophy / Scholar in Residence, Center for Christian Thought
  • Chair, Department of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., University Notre Dame
  • M.A., Biola University
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles

Note: This profile contains a sample of this professor's recent work. For a complete list of publications, presentations, etc., see the CV, above.

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Research Interests

  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Religion

David M. Ciocchi

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Talbot Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Biola College

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John H. Coe

  • Director, Institute for Spiritual Formation
  • Professor of Philosophy and Spiritual Theology

  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., Western Kentucky University
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., Biola University

Dr. Coe is a specialist in the philosophical and theological foundation of the integration of faith and learning. His research focuses on understanding the nature of spiritual and psychological health, the history of spirituality, the work of the Holy Spirit in personal change and the interface between psychology, spirituality and philosophy. A particular interest is in exploring approaches to...

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Garrett J. DeWeese

  • Professor at Large

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado
  • M.A., University of Colorado
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy

Dr. DeWeese's concentration is in metaphysics and epistemology, specifically as related to philosophical theology. He is deeply committed to helping the church articulate and defend the concept of objective truth in an age of postmodernism and growing relativism. With a background in the sciences, he also has a long-standing interest in the relationship of science and theology. Dr. DeWeese...

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Kent Dunnington

  • Associate Professor, Philosophy

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2007
  • M.T.S., Duke University, Divinity School, 2006
  • M.A., Texas A&M University, 2002
  • B.S., Philosophy and Religion, Southern Nazarene University, 1999

Dr. Kent Dunnington, associate professor of philosophy, teaches and writes in the areas of virtue ethics and theological ethics. Other research interests include addiction and criminal justice, inspired by his experiences teaching in prison.

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