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Irene Dingel, Ph.D. – is Co-Director of the Institut fur Europaische Geschichte (Institute for European History) and Professor of Church History and the History of Dogma at the University of Mainz. She is the author of Reformation und Recht: Festgabe für Gottfried Seebass zum 65. Geburtstag. Herausgegeben von Irene Dingel, Volker Leppin und Christoph Strohm. (Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2002).


Rev. Randall Engle, MDiv. and MTh. - was ordained in 1991 as a full-time minister of music, the first position of its kind in the Christian Reformed Church.? He is a graduate of Calvin Seminary, Luther Seminary and will receive his PhD from the University of Wales this summer. The 2006 receipient of the Van Halsema fellowship at the Meeter Center, Engle currently serves as the Sr. Pastor of the North Hills Christian Reformed Church of Troy, MI.


Constantin Fasolt, Ph.D. – Columbia University, is Karl J. Weintraub Professor of Medieval and Early Modern European History at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL, and author of Limits of History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).

David Koyzis, Ph.D. – University of Notre Dame, is Professor of Political Science at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, and the author of Political Visions and Illusions: A Survey and Christian Critique of Contemporary Ideologies (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2003).

Karin Maag, Ph.D. – Unversity of St. Andrews, is Director of the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies and Professor of History at Calvin College, and the author of Seminary or University?: The Genevan Academy and Reformed Higher Education, 1560-1620 (Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1995).

Diane Margolf, Ph.D. – Yale University, is Professor of History at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, and author of Religion and Royal Justice in Early Modern France: the Paris Chambre de l’Edit, 1598-1665. (Kirksville, MO,: Truman State University Press, 2003).

Elsie McKee, Ph.D. – Princeton Theological Seminary, is Archibald Alexander Professor of Reformation Studies and the History of Worship at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ, and the author of Katharina Schutz Zell, Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Refomer in Sixteenth-Century Germany (Chicago: Unversity of Chicago, 2006).

Richard Mouw, Ph.D. – University of Chicago, is the President of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, and author of Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004).

Richard Muller, Ph.D. – Duke University, is P.J. Zondervan Professor of Historical Theology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, and author of After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition (Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003)as well as General Editor of Baker Academic’s Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought.

Graeme Murdock, Ph.D. Recently moved to Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland from the University of Birmingham where he  was Senior Lecturer in Modern History, and the author of Calvinism on the Frontier 1600-1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

Jay Shim, Ph.D. – Calvin Theological Seminary, is Associate Professor of Theology at Dordt College in Sioux Center,  IA, and the author of articles on John Weemse and 17th century Biblical hermeneutics.

Laura Smit, Ph.D. – Boston University, is Associate Professor of Religion and Theology at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, and author of Loves Me Not: The Ethics of Unrequited Love (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2005.

Yudha Thianto, Ph.D. – Calvin Theological Seminary, is Professor of Theology at Trinity Christian  College in Palos Heights, IL, and the author of several articles on Joseph Bingham and baptismal practices of the 17th century.

John L. Thompson, Ph.D. -- Duke University, is Professor of Historical Theology and Gaylen and Susan Byker Profressor of Reformed Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA and author of Reading the Bible with the Dead: What you can Learn from the History of Exegesis that you can’t Learn from Exegesis Along (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007).

Mark Valeri, Ph.D. – Princeton University, is E.T. Thompson Professor of Church History at Union Theolgoical Seminary & Presbyterian School of Education in Richmond, VA, and the author of articles on Jonathan Edwards and American religion and culture as well as the editor of Sermons and Discourses, 1730-1733 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999).

Mirjam van Veen, Ph.D. – Free University of Amsterdam, teaches church history and Dutch history at the Free University of Amsterdam, and author of Calvijn (Kampen: Kok, 2006).