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C. Stephen Evans

University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Baylor University
BA (Wheaton College); PhD (Yale University)

C. Stephen Evans (PhD, Yale) is University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Baylor University and Director of the Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy. He is also a Professorial Fellow at the Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology at the University of St. Andrews. He has published extensively on Kierkegaard, the philosophy of religion, ethics, and the philosophy of psychology. Having written more than twenty books for publishers like Oxford University Press, IVP Academic, and more, his most recent book is Kierkegaard and Spirituality: Accountability as the Meaning of Human Existence. Prior to Baylor, Evans taught at Wheaton College, St. Olaf College, and Calvin College, where he served as Dean for Research and Scholarship and was the inaugural holder of the William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar Chair. He is married to Jan Evans, Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Baylor. They have three children and two grandchildren.

Courses Taught

  • APPL 500 - Soul of Ministry: Becoming Persons-in-Relation
  • APPL 509 - How long, O God?: Old Testament Suffering and Life with God
  • APPL 511 - Racial Justice and Radical Hospitality: A Biblical Approach
  • APPL 536 - Sacred Activism: Mission for Whole People in a Fractured World
  • APPL 559 - Effective Organizational Leadership
  • APPL 565 - Palestinian Theology in Context
  • APPL 574 - Leading for the Long Term
  • APPL 589 - Reading and Preaching Biblical Poetry
  • APPL 590 - Entrepreneurship: Innovations in Business and Not-for-Profit
  • APPL 597 - 하나님 나라 복음으로 교회 새롭게 하기 (The Kingdom in Korea: The Renewal of Alternative Churches)
  • APPL 612 - Providence: Understanding God's Ways in the World
  • APPL 619 - Introduction to Preaching and Worship
  • APPL 693 - Supervised Ministry A: Contemplative Ministry
  • APPL 694 - Supervised Ministry B: Praxis
  • APPL 695 - Guided Study: Applied Theology
  • APPL 696 - Guided Study: Mission Studies
  • APPL 697 - Parables of Jesus (Guided Study - Hong Kong Bible Conference)
  • APPL 698 - Guided Study: Marketplace Theology
  • APPL 712 - Seminar: Providence: Understanding God's Ways in the World
  • APPL 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Applied Theology
  • APPL 791 - Comp Exam: World X'nity
  • APPL 792 - Integrative Project
  • APPL 793 - ThM Major Paper: Applied Theology
  • APPL 797 - MA Thesis: Applied Theology
  • APPL 798 - ThM Thesis: Applied Theology
  • BIBL 501 - Old Testament Foundations
  • BIBL 502 - New Testament Foundations
  • BIBL 503 - Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation
  • BIBL 509 - How long, O God?: Old Testament Suffering and Life with God
  • BIBL 524 - The Sermon on the Mount
  • BIBL 535 - Wrestling with Wrath and Violence in the Old Testament
  • BIBL 539 - 구약 윤리와 기독교 세계관 (Old Testament Ethics and Christian Worldview)
  • BIBL 544 - Jeremiah: Pain and Hope for Troubled Times
  • BIBL 545 - Male and Female in Christ
  • BIBL 546 - Four Short Letters from Paul
  • BIBL 547 - Follow the Lamb: Revelation & the World of Acts
  • BIBL 572 - 1, 2, 3 John
  • BIBL 588 - The Book of Proverbs: Developing Wisdom in a Complicated World
  • BIBL 589 - Reading and Preaching Biblical Poetry
  • BIBL 610 - Book of Genesis
  • BIBL 628 - Book of Isaiah
  • BIBL 651 - Matthew: Jesus and the Renewed People of God
  • BIBL 685 - Paul & Scripture
  • BIBL 695 - Guided Study: Biblical Studies
  • BIBL 696 - Guided Study: Old Testament
  • BIBL 697 - Guided Study: New Testament
  • BIBL 701 - Advanced Old Testament Exegesis
  • BIBL 702 - Advanced New Testament Exegesis
  • BIBL 730 - Old Testament Seminar: Old Testament Ethics
  • BIBL 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Old Testament
  • BIBL 791 - MA Comprehensive Examination: New Testament
  • BIBL 793 - ThM Major Paper: Old Testament
  • BIBL 794 - ThM Major Paper: New Testament
  • BIBL 796 - MA Thesis: Old Testament
  • BIBL 797 - MA Thesis: New Testament
  • BIBL 798 - ThM Thesis: Old Testament
  • BIBL 799 - ThM Thesis: New Testament
  • GENR 301 - MA/ThM Thesis Orientation
  • GENR 303 - MA Thesis Continuation
  • GENR 304 - ThM Thesis Continuation
  • GENR 311 - Academic Writing
  • GENR 313 - Intergative Project in the Arts and Theology Orientation
  • HIST 500 - The Christian Spirit: A History of Christian Spirituality
  • HIST 501 - History of Christianity I
  • HIST 502 - History of Christianity II
  • HIST 513 - Walking with God: Puritan Practices and Spirituality
  • HIST 541 - The Story of Christianity in Canada
  • HIST 543 - Contextualization of Christianity in China
  • HIST 548 - The Past, Present, and Future of Feminism
  • HIST 568 - Martin Luther: The First Protestant Mystic?
  • HIST 650 - Anglican History & Theology
  • HIST 682 - Women's Theological Writing
  • HIST 695 - Guided Study: History
  • HIST 762 - Spanish Mystics of the Golden Age
  • HIST 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: History
  • HIST 793 - ThM Major Paper: Church History
  • HIST 797 - MA Thesis: Church History
  • HIST 798 - ThM Thesis: Church History
  • INDS 502 - Christian Thought and Culture II
  • INDS 510 - Longing for Shalom: Musical Lament in the Christian Imagination
  • INDS 525 - Technology, Wilderness, and Creation
  • INDS 528 - Art in a Time of Crisis
  • INDS 539 - 구약 윤리와 기독교 세계관
  • INDS 541 - The Mysterious Manner of Flannery O'Connor
  • INDS 545 - Male and Female in Christ
  • INDS 556 - Christianity and Politics: Traditions and Current Values
  • INDS 559 - Effective Organizational Leadership
  • INDS 560 - The Christian Imagination
  • INDS 565 - This Sceptered Isle: A Poetic Journey into the Heart of England
  • INDS 574 - Leading for the Long Term
  • INDS 590 - Entrepreneurship: Innovations in Business and Not-for-Profit
  • INDS 610 - Gospel and Culture
  • INDS 637 - Reading Kierkegaard Today: His Vision, Message, and Challenge
  • INDS 695 - Guided Study: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 697 - Guided Study: Christianity and the Arts
  • INDS 745 - Theology of the Person
  • INDS 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 791 - Integrative Exam
  • INDS 792 - Integrative Project
  • INDS 793 - ThM Major Paper: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 794 - MACS Integrative Exam
  • INDS 795 - MA Integrative Project in the Arts and Theology
  • INDS 797 - MA Thesis: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 798 - ThM Thesis: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • LANG 510 - Introductory Old Testament Hebrew I
  • LANG 511 - Introductory Old Testament Hebrew II
  • LANG 550 - Introduction to New Testament Greek I
  • LANG 551 - Introduction to New Testament Greek II
  • LANG 611 - Intermediate Old Testament Hebrew II
  • LANG 651 - Intermediate New Testament Greek II
  • LANG 695 - Guided Study: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 696 - Guided Study: Old Testament Hebrew
  • LANG 697 - Guided Study: New Testament Greek
  • LANG 720 - Advanced Greek Readings
  • LANG 721 - Advanced Hebrew Readings
  • LANG 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 793 - ThM Major Paper: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 797 - MA Thesis: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 798 - ThM Thesis: Biblical Languages
  • SPIR 500 - The Christian Spirit: A History of Christian Spirituality
  • SPIR 505 - Come Holy Spirit: The Paraclete in Creation, Church, and Believer
  • SPIR 510 - Seasons of Renewal
  • SPIR 513 - Walking with God: Puritan Practices & Spirituality
  • SPIR 554 - Contemplative Listening: The Foundation of Spiritual Friendship and Direction
  • SPIR 568 - "Martin Luther: The First Protestant Mystic? "
  • SPIR 628 - The Meaning of the Sacraments
  • SPIR 695 - Guided Study: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 762 - Spanish Mystics of the Golden Age
  • SPIR 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 793 - ThM Major Paper: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 797 - MA Thesis: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 798 - ThM Thesis: Spiritual Theology
  • THEO 500 - Systematic Theology Overview
  • THEO 505 - Come Holy Spirit: The Paraclete in Creation, Church, and Believer
  • THEO 565 - Palestinian Theology in Context
  • THEO 602 - Theology II
  • THEO 608 - History of Christian Doctrine
  • THEO 612 - Providence: Understanding God's Ways in the World
  • THEO 628 - Meaning of the Sacraments
  • THEO 630 - Pastoral Ethics: Biblical Ethics for a Global Church
  • THEO 637 - Reading Kierkegaard Today: His Vision, Message, and Challenge
  • THEO 650 - Anglican History & Theology
  • THEO 682 - Women's Theological Writing
  • THEO 695 - Guided Study: Theology
  • THEO 696 - Guided Study: Systematic Theology
  • THEO 697 - Guided Study: Christian Ethics
  • THEO 698 - Guided Study: Historical Theology
  • THEO 712 - Seminar: Providence: Understanding God's Ways in the World
  • THEO 745 - Theology of the Person
  • THEO 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Theology
  • THEO 793 - ThM Major Paper: Theology
  • THEO 797 - MA Thesis: Theology
  • THEO 798 - ThM Thesis: Theology

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