Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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TEDS Faculty Since 1983

John S. Feinberg, PhD

Chair of the Biblical and Systematic Theology Department
Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology


BA, University of California, Los Angeles
MDiv, Talbot Theological Seminary
ThM, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
MA, PhD, University of Chicago


Prior to coming to Trinity, Dr. Feinberg taught at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and Liberty Baptist Seminary and College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has also taught as a visiting professor at Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota; Freie Theological Academy in Giessen, West Germany; Italian Bible Institute in Finnochio, Italy; and Tyndale Theological Seminary in Badhoevedorp, Netherlands.

Dr. Feinberg’s areas of expertise include evil and suffering, ethics, divorce and remarriage, biblical prophecy, contemporary theology and philosophy, salvation, and apologetics.

He and his wife, Patricia, reside in Vernon Hills, Illinois. They have three children. In his spare time, Dr. Feinberg is an avid sports fan who also enjoys photography, music, and travel.

Selected Publications

Dr. Feinberg has written numerous articles and books. His articles have appeared in publications such as Fundamentalist Journal, Eternity, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Trinity Journal. He has written chapters in Predestination and Free Will, Hermeneutics, Inerrancy, & the Bible, and Evangelical Dictionary of Theology. His books include The Many Faces of Evil (Zondervan, 1994), Ethics for a Brave New World (Crossway, 1993), Tradition and Testament: Essays in Honor of Charles L. Feinberg (Moody, 1981), Continuity and Discontinuity (Crossway, 1988), Deceived by God: A Journey Through the Experience of Suffering (Crossway, 1997), and No One Like Him: The Doctrine of God (Crossway, 2001). Since 1985 Dr. Feinberg has served as a consultant for academic books with Crossway Books.


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