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Chris Chun

Chris Chun

Professor of Church History | Chair, History/Theological Studies | Director, Jonathan Edwards Centeroffice: 909-687-1644

Dr. Chris Chun’s doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. His Th.M. thesis at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary examined the relationship between Jonathan Edwards’s epistemology and pneumatology.

He is the author of Legacy of Jonathan Edwards in the Theology of Andrew Fuller and co-author of Golden Gate to Gateway: A History (published for the 75th anniversary). Chris is co-editor of Expect Great Things, Attempt Great Things: William Carey & Adoniram Judson, Mission Pioneers and Regeneration, Revival, and Creation (JEC inaugural conference volume). He has contributed chapters in Baptists and RevivalsJonathan Edwards and Scotland, Crossing Baptist Boundaries, and Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America’s Theologian as well as having been published in a variety of journals, including The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, American Baptist Quarterly, Journal of Baptist Studies, Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies, International Journal of Systematic TheologyThemelios, Edwardseana and Church History and Religious Culture.

Chris is the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary and served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region) and is one of the editors for a forthcoming critical edition of The Works of Andrew Fuller.

Chris is an ordained SBC pastor and a frequent speaker at churches, seminars, and retreats. He and his wife, Juliann, have two daughters, Karis and Chloe.

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Degrees & Accolades

Ph.D. University of St. Andrews
Th.M. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
B.A. Western Washington University