My Publications

A list of my publications and presentations:

Book

Baptists and the Emerging Church Movement: A Baptistic Assessment of Four Themes of Emerging Church Ecclesiology. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2014. Wipf & Stock Book Page

Refereed Journal Articles 

“A Case Study in Baptist Catholicity: The Scriptures and the Tradition in the Theology of John Gill.” Baptist Quarterly: forthcoming 2018.

“John Gill and the Charge of Hyper-Calvinism: Assessing Contemporary Arguments in Defense of John Gill’s Soteriology.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology: forthcoming 2018.

“Was John Gill a Hyper-Calvinist?: Determining Gill’s Theological Identity.” Baptist Quarterly 48, no. 1 (2017): 47–59.

Book Chapter

“The Burial of the Dead in the Scottish Reformations: Exploring Diversity of Practice in Sixteenth-Century Scotland,” in Death in Scotland: From the Medieval to the Modern, eds. Hilary J. Grainger and Peter C. Jupp. New York: Peter Lang, forthcoming.

Conference Proceedings

“Professor James B. Torrance and the Marrow of Free Grace: A Critical Reading of Prof. Torrance’s Appeals to Theological Precursors in the Reformed Tradition.” Paper presented at the Edinburgh Dogmatics Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland, 29 August 2017.

“Baptists and the British Empire: Examining Calls for Religious Toleration in the East India Company.” Paper presented at the Ecclesiastical History Society Meeting. Cripps Court, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, 14 January 2017.

“Innovating the Covenant of Redemption: John Gill and the History of Redemption as Mere Shadow.” Paper presented at the 2016 Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas, 15 November 2016.

“Innovating the Covenant of Redemption: John Gill and the History of Redemption as Mere Shadow.” Paper presented at St Mary’s College Theology Seminar. St Mary’s College, The University of St Andrews, 6 April 2016.

“The Burial of the Dead in the Scottish Reformations: Exploring Diversity of Practice in Sixteenth-Century Scotland.” Paper presented at Death and Identity in Scotland from the Medieval to Modern Conference. New College, The University of Edinburgh, 30 January 2016.

“John Gill and Hyper-Calvinism: Assessing Recent Arguments Over Gill’s Theological Identity.” Paper presented at 2015 Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, 17 November 2015.

“Baptists and the Emerging Church Movement: An Assessment of Major Emerging Church Ecclesiological Proposals From a Baptistic Perspective.” Paper presented at 2014 Evangelical Theological Society Regional Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, 22 March 2014.

Encyclopedia Entries

“Goat” and “Eunuch” in The Lexham Bible Dictionary. Edited by John D. Barry and Lazarus Wentz. Bellingham: Lexham Press, 2015.

Manuscript in Submission

“John Gill and the History of Redemption as Mere Shadow: Exploring Gill’s Doctrine of the Covenant of Redemption.” Under review with Journal of Reformed Theology. 

Book Reviews

Review of Strictures on Sandemanianism, vol. 9 of The Complete Works of Andrew Fuller, ed., Nathan A Finn. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies: publication forthcoming.

Review of Memoirs of the Rev. Samuel Pearce, vol. 4 of The Complete Works of Andrew Fuller, ed. Michael Haykin. Themelios: publication forthcoming.

Review of The Extent of the Atonement: A Historical and Critical Review, by David L. Allen. Southeastern Theological Review 8, no. 2 (2017): 121–123.

Review of Protestant Paths: A Story of Dissent, by Pauline Ashbridge. Regent’s Reviews. 8, no. 2 (2017): 38.

Review of Baptist Foundations: Church Government for an Anti-Institutional Age, edited by Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman. Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry 13, no. 2 (2016): 126–129.

Review of The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather, by Rick Kennedy. Themelios 41, no. 2 (2016): 348–349.

Review of Andrew Fuller: Model Pastor-Theologian, by Paul Brewster. Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry 13, no. 1 (2016): 82–83.

Review of Andrew Fuller and the Evangelical Renewal of Pastoral Theology, by Keith S. Grant. The Pacific Journal of Baptist Research 10, no. 2 (2015): 37–39.

Review of Ethics in an Age of Technology, by Ian Barbour. Templeton Press. Official Website of the Gifford Lectures. http://www.giffordlectures.org/books/ethics-age-technology

Web-Based Publications

“John Gill, The Rule of Faith, and Baptist Catholicity,” The Center for Baptist Renewal, 13 July 2017, http://www.centerforbaptistrenewal.com/blog/2017/7/13/john-gill-the-rule-of-faith-and-baptist-catholicity

“Baptist Catholicity: A Reading List,” The Center for Baptist Renewal, 15 May 2017, http://www.centerforbaptistrenewal.com/blog/2017/5/15/baptist-catholicity-a-reading-list

Public Engagement

“Searching for A Faith Worthy of all Acceptation: John Gill, Andrew Fuller, and the Role of Justification by Faith in Eighteenth-Century Baptist Debates over the Presentation of the Gospel.” Paper presented at the Scottish Baptist History Project. Edinburgh, Scotland, 23 April 2017.

“A Case Study in Baptist Catholicity: The Scriptures and the Tradition in the Theology of John Gill.” Paper presented at the Baptist Historical Society Summer Meeting. Luther King House, Manchester, 21 July 2016.


My Academia page: https://st-andrews.academia.edu/DRathel

My research page on the University of St. Andrews website: St. Andrews