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Completed PhD’s

PhDs and MPhils successfully completed by past UST students.

PhD

  • Mike Christ. A New Creation in Christ: A Historical-Theological Investigation into Walter Marshall’s Theology of Sanctification in Union with Christ in the Context of the Seventeenth-Century Antinomian and Neonomian Controversy. 2017.
  • Jason HuntCornelius Van Til’s Doctrine of God and its Significance for Contemporary Hermeneutics. 2017.
  • Colin Hamer. Marital Imagery in the Bible: An Exploration of the Cross-Domain Mapping of Genesis 2:24 and its Significance for the Understanding of New Testament Divorce and Remarriage Teaching. 2015.
  • Alan Strange; The Doctrine of the Spirituality of the Church in the Theology of Charles Hodge, 2014. Completed as a student of the University of Trinity Saint David after the collaborative partnership ended on 31 December 2012.
  • Roger Abbott: ‘What does God care, and why should I?’ Exploring a practical theology of Major Incident Response in the UK, and affecting UK nationals abroad, with special attention to Christian clergy / chaplains (2011)
  • Matthew Aernie: Forensic language and the day of the Lord motif in 2 Thessalonians 1 and the effects on the meaning of the text (2007)
  • Peter Back: Dynamic equivalent conversion and baptism for converts from Islam (1997)
  • Kevin Bidwell: ‘The church as the image of the Trinity’: a critical evaluation of Miroslav Volf’s ecclesial model (2010)
  • Natalie Brand: Exploring a theological and feminine approach to contemporary Reformed spirituality with special reference to Union with Christ, 1950-2008 in the U.K. and North America (2011)
  • David Ian Childs: Thomas Goodwin’s teaching on the person and work of Christ University of Wales, Cardiff (2004)
  • Bong Geun Cho: A critical comparative study of pneumatology in UK (particularly England) Protestant theology and the World Council of Churches between 1965-1993 (1996)
  • Mun Hong Choi: The personality of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament with special reference to Luke-Acts (1999)
  • Sung Ho Choi: A study of Christology and redemptive history in Matthew with special reference to the ‘royal-enthronment’ psalms (2010)
  • Kwang Shin Chun: A Historical and Theological Assessment of the 1907 Korean Revival (2000)
  • Paul Coxon: The Paschal New Exodus in John’s gospel: an interpretative key, with particular reference to chapters 5-10 (2010)
  • Richard Cozart: An investigation into the significance of the promise of a new exodus of Israel in the letter to the Ephesians (2012)
  • Simon Doney: The Lordship of Christ in the theology of the Elizabethan separatists with particular reference to Henry Barrow (2005)
  • Richard M Edwards: Scriptural perspicuity in the Early English Reformation in historical theology (2001)
  • Ilie Beniamin Foragau: New Purchases on Larger Meanings: In the Light of John’s Conscious and Contextual Interlocking of Revelation 1:1 – 2:7 with its Old Testament Background (2002)
  • Tjeng Sin Ham: A contextual comparative, legal and theological examination of mixed marriage as practiced in Indonesia 1974-1994: with special emphasis on pastoral considerations (1995)
  • John Harley: An evaluation of the soteriology of John Murray (1999)
  • Paul Held: An historical theological analysis of factors that led to the popularity of the Arminian view regarding eternal security among some East European Baptists from 1850-2000 (2009)
  • Thomas Holland: The paschal-new exodus motif in Paul’s letter to the Romans with special reference to its Christological significance (1996)
  • Levente Horvath: The concept of mission in the Hungarian Reformed Church in Transylvania between 1895-1950 (2009)
  • Yung Hoon Hyun: Redemptive-historical hermeneutics in Reformed Presbyterian churches in Korea, 1950-2005 (2013)
  • Ho Jin Jun: An evangelical response to religious pluralism and fundamentalism in Asia with special reference to Indonesia, Japan and South Korea (2000)
  • Gun Jung: Revelation and Language: A study in Eberhard Jungel’s Trinitarian approach to the Doctrine of the Bible (2007)
  • Chris Kim: Some Contemporary Theologies of Regeneration in the USA, UK, and Korea, 1966-2003: with special reference to Billy Graham and Martyn Lloyd-Jones (2010)
  • In Whan Kim: An analysis and evaluation of the tithe practice of the Korean Protestant Church from the perspective of the Biblical tithe law (2000)
  • Keun Soo Kim: Kingdom of God in the Korean Presbyterian Church (Hapdong) from 1885-1988 (2003)
  • Sungtae Kim: An Historical and Theological Examination of the Relationship between Preaching and the Holy Spirit in English Protestant Writings (including taped sermons) in the united Kingdom and North America between 1959-2000 AD (2004)
  • Takeshi Kodama: The Unity and Catholicity of the Church: A Comparison of Calvin and the Westminster Assembly (2011)
  • Hyukjung Kwon: The Reception of Psalm 118 in the New Testament Application of a “New Exodus” Motif (2007)
  • Stuart E. Lauer: Traces of a Gospel Writing in 1 Corinthians: Rediscovery and Development of Origen’s Understanding of 1 Corinthians 4:6b (2010)
  • Il-Ho Lee: The synagogues in Luke-Acts: history and the Jewish tradition (2003)
  • Kyung-Suk Lee: Paul’s corporate perspective in 1 Corinthians (2004)
  • Seung Il Lee: The emergence, development and influence of the Korea Evangelical Fellowship (KEF) 1981-2002 (2006)
  • Seung Yeal Lee: Pilgrimage and the Knowledge of God: A study of pilgrimage in the light of the feasts of Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles, with special reference to Luke-Acts and John (2007)
  • Shin Chul Lee: A critical evaluation of the contemporary church planting of the Presbyterian Church in Korea (2009)
  • Won Sang Lee: A critical exploration and conversation across the centuries of pastoral leadership principles in John Chrysostom’s Antioch and Constantinople and Won Sang Lee’s Washington’s Korean Central Presbyterian Church (2009)
  • Jae Ho Lim: From Guardians to Worshippers: An Examination of the Form, Function and Contexts of the Biblical Cherubim (2011)
  • Piotr Lorek: The motif of exile in the Hebrew Bible; an analysis of a basic literary and theological pattern (2005)
  • Donald John MacLean: Reformed Thought and the Free Offer of the Gospel with Special Reference to the Westminster Confession of Faith and James Durham (1622-1658) (2013): completed as a student of the University of Trinity Saint David after the collaborative partnership ended on 31 December 2012
  • Michael Anthony Milton: The application of the theology of the Westminster Assembly in the ministry of the Welsh puritan, Vavasor Powell (1617-1670) (1997)
  • S Gannon Murphy: A critical analysis of the openness theology of Clark H Pinnock: Toward a Reformed Reconstruction of Divine-Human Relationality (2006)
  • Eddy Jose Muskus: The origins and early development of Liberation Theology in Latin America with particular reference to Gustavo Gutierrez (1995)
  • Stephen North: Presbuteroi Christianoi: Towards a Theory of Integrated Ministry (1999)
  • Adrian Popa: Proverbs and creation: a study in poetics and theology (1997)
  • Roger Powell: The East African Revival: A Catalyst for Renewed Interest in Evangelical Personal Spirituality in Britain (2009)
  • Kyung U Ra: An Investigation of the Influence of the Paschal – New Exodus Motif on the Description of Christ and His Work in the Gospel of John (Chapters One to Four) (2009)
  • Trevor Reynolds: An investigation into the Spirit’s guidance of the community as custodian and interpreter of Scripture (2007)
  • Philip Ross: A Critical Investigation Concerning the Biblical and Theological Basis for the Threefold Division of the Law (2008)
  • Craig Sheppard: A Theological Evaluation and Comparison of the Atonement and Justification in the Writings of James Henley Thornwell (1812-1862) and John Lafayette Girardeai (1825-1898) (2008)
  • Bong Chur Shin: New Exodus Motif in the Letter to the Hebrews (2007)
  • Robert Smart: Jonathan Edward’s Apologetic for the Great Awakening with particular attention to Charles Chauncy’s Criticisms (2008)
  • Sebastian Ryszard Smolarz: Covenant and the metaphor of divine marriage in Biblical thought with special reference to the book of Revelation (2005)
  • John Snyder: The Influence of Puritan Literature on the Eighteenth-Century Calvinistic Methodists in England and Wales: A Comparative Study in Experiential Soteriology (2012)
  • Joshua Yun Bum Song: An historical and theological analysis of schism in presbyterian churches in Korea (2006)
  • Yohann Su: The contribution of Scottish covenant thought to the discussions of the Westminster Assembly (1643-1648) and its continuing significance to the Marrow Controversy (1717-1723) University of Glamorgan (1993)
  • Sheku Wango Vandi: Christianity and culture in Sierra Leone: with special reference to the conflict between Evangelical Protestant churches and traditional practices (2000)
  • Benjamin Dongyun Yoo: An analysis and evaluation of E. Stanley Jones’ missiology with special reference to Christ’s incarnation (2007)

MPhil

  • Lamasa Adams: An historical and theological study of Western new religious movements active in Ghana, 1970-1995 (2005)
  • David F Bond: Messianic expectation in Second Temple Judaism (1999)
  • Paul E Brown: The Holy Spirit and Biblical hermeneutics: a study of the teaching ministry of the Holy Spirit as described in the New Testament and its relevance for Biblical hermeneutics today University of Glamorgan (1996)
  • Oleg Dolina: An examination of Ukrainian Protestant / Baptist church history with particular reference to its origin and development until 1939 (1996)
  • Andrea Ferrari: John Diodati’s doctrine of Holy Scripture considered especially on the basis of his “Theses theologicae de Sacra Scriptura” of 1596 (2003)
  • David Alan Gidney: An evaluation of the cumulative value of the theories regarding the temporal priority of either Ezra or Nehemiah University of Glamorgan (1997)
  • Jin Cheol Hoang: A biblical and historical examination of the nature of revival in the work of J Edwin Orr (1998)
  • Sung Tae Kim: An examination of the ways in which Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic writers in the West and in Korea have interpreted Acts between 1965-1995 in developing their pneumatologies (1998)
  • Will Loescher: Theological issues arising from a local church case study and the hypothesis of separating outreach from a church’s internal life (1999)
  • Timothy J McGlynn: The life and theology of Reverend James Fraser of Brea (1639-1699) (2002)
  • Kovina L K Mutenda: An evaluation of Protestant religious film and television broadcasting in the United Kingdom and the United States of America (1995)
  • Gareth E Williams: A critical analysis of the theological content of denominational liturgies as they relate to the spiritual status of the stillborn (1996)