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Steven D. Boyer

Biographical Information

Steven D. Boyer

Education

  • Ph.D. (Religious Studies) Boston University, 1996.
    Dissertation: “Authority in the Theological Vision of C. S. Lewis”
  • M.A.T.S. (Theological Studies) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1989.
    Division Award in Theology, 1989.
  • B.A. (Religious Studies) University of South Carolina, 1983.

Associations

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Christian Theological Research Fellowship

Books

Presentations

  • Interview (about The Mystery of God) with Ken Myers, Mars Hill Audio Journal 119 (Nov 2013).
  • “Immanence as Ontology and as Mystery: Why Panentheism Is (Almost) Right.” A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Baltimore, MD, November 20, 2013.
  • Podcast on “The Trinity”, lecture #2 in Confirmation for the Rest of Us, Wayne Presbyterian Church, August 2013 (available at <http://www.waynepres.org/thetrinity>).
  • “Placating God’s Wrath and Other Misleading Bits of Theological Orthodoxy.” A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, GA, November 18, 2010
  • “Aslan Tamed: C. S. Lewis’s Social Vision and the Spirit of the Age.”  A paper presented at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, New Orleans, LA, November 18, 2009.
  • “Is Trinitarian Order Significant for Church Leadership?: A Vigorous Yes and an Unexpected No.”  A paper presented at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Providence, RI, November 20, 2008.
  • “Ontology, Equality and Order: Why Both Sides in the Debate Over Trinitarian Relations Make the Same Mistake (Though One Side Is More Mistaken Than the Other).”  A paper presented at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, CA, November 16, 2007
  • “Divine Sovereignty and Human Freedom: A New Look at an Old Dilemma”.  A lecture, sponsored by the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, March 20, 2006.
  • “Hierarchical Babies and Authoritarian Bathwater: C. S. Lewis and the Challenge of Authoritarianism”.  A paper presented at Boston College’s Christian Life and Thought conference, “Confronting Totalitarianism/Authoritarianism in the Twentieth Century”, September 16-17, 1999.
Tags: College of Arts and Sciences, Theology Department