J. V. Fesko

 J. V. Fesko

Address1725 Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary in California

B.A., Georgia State University,
M.A. Th., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., King’s College, University of Aberdeen,

Dr. Fesko is a minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. He was ordained as a church planter in 1998 and was installed as a pastor in 2003, thus serving in pastoral ministry for over ten years. He has also taught systematic theology for Reformed Theological Seminary for over eight years as a part-time professor. He has served on two committees appointed by the General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. His present research interests include the integration of biblical and systematic theology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Reformed theology. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, and the Evangelical Theological Society, and a friend of the Institute for Biblical Research.

He is the author of Diversity Within the Reformed Tradition: Supra- and Infralapsarianism in Calvin, Dort, and Westminster; Last Things First: Unlocking Genesis 1-3 with the Christ of Eschatology; Justification: Understanding the Classical Reformed Doctrine; and What is Justification by Faith Alone? He is a contributor to Justification: A Report from the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and is both a co-editor and contributor to The Law Is Not of Faith: Essays on Works and Grace in the Mosaic Covenant. His scholarly essays have appeared in Reformed Theological Review, Confessional Presbyterian, Themelios, Mid-America Journal of Theology, Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Westminster Theological Journal.

Dr. Fesko and his wife, Anneke, have one son and reside in Escondido.

Areas of Interest

Systematic Theology;

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