Richard Plantinga, Professor, Religion
Office: Hiemenga Hall 309
Calvin College, BA
McMaster University, MA
McMaster University, PhD (1990)
- Christian Theology (131)
- Christianity and Religious Plurality (251)
- Theology: Theory and Method (331)
- World Religions (255)
- Christian Responses to Religious Plurality
- Theology and Music
- The sacred music of J.S. Bach
Christianity and Plurality: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1999).
"God So Loved the World: Theological Reflections on Religious Plurality in the History of Christianity,” Biblical Faith and Other Religions: An Evangelical Assessment, ed. David Baker (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Academic and Professional, 2004), 106-37.
"Missionary Thinking About Religious Plurality at Tambaram 1938: Hendrik Kraemer and His Critics,” The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World, ed. Lamin Sanneh and Joel A. Carpenter (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), 159-90.
An Introduction to Christian Theology, Introductions to Religion series (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), co-authored with Thomas Thompson and Matthew Lundberg.
"The Integration of Music and Theology in the Vocal Compositions of J.S. Bach," in Resonant Witness: Conversations Between Music and Theology, ed. Jeremy Begbie and Steven Guthrie, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010).
Reading, listening to classical music, either in concert or on recordings, watching historical documentaries, and following NHL hockey