Nathan A. Finn

Historian, Theologian, Teacher, Preacher

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Nathan A. Finn is Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Baptist Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina

Nathan A. Finn is Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Baptist Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina

Latest Announcements

I preached to Farmdale Baptist Church in Frankfort, KY on May 25, 2014. The audio for the sermon is available at the FBC website.

I preached to First Baptist Church of Durham, NC on July 7, 2014. The audio for the sermon is available at the FBC website.

I am scheduled to preach to South Durham Church in Durham, NC on July 27, 2014.

I am scheduled to speak at the Grace Reformed Family Conference at Ridgecrest Conference Center from July 29-August 1, 2014.

Latest Blog Posts and Internet Essays

Sources for Studying Baptist Identity,” B&H Academic Blog (7/21/14)

History Could Happen Again,” Desiring God (6/26/14)

Baptists and Cultural Engagement, Part 1,” Canon and Culture (6/16/14)

My Reflections on the 2014 SBC Annual Meeting,” Between the Times (6/16/14)

Recent Publications

The Pure Flame of Devotion

“John R. Rice, Bob Jones Jr. and the ‘Mechanical Dictation’ Controversy: Finalizing the Fracturing of Independent Fundamentalism,” in The Journal of Baptist Studies 6 (2014): 60–75.

“Why I am a Historic Premillennialist,” in SBC LIFE: Journal of the Southern Baptist Convention (June 2014).

“Curb Youth Enthusiasm: Martin Luther’s Critique of Anabaptism,” in Southwestern Journal of Theology 56.2 (Spring 2014): 163–81.

“On the ‘Traditionalist Statement’: Some Friendly Reflections from a Calvinistic Southern Baptist,” Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry 10.1 (Spring 2013): 64–70. [Published in February 2014]

“Andrew Fuller’s Edwardsean Spirituality,” in The Pure Flame of Devotion: The History of Christian Spirituality, eds. G. Stephen Weaver and Ian Hugh Clary, 387–408. Dundas, Ontario: Joshua Press, 2013.

“The Renaissance in Andrew Fuller Studies: A Bibliographic Essay,” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 17.2 (Summer 2013): 44–61.

Review of Joel R. Beeke and Mark Jones, A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life (Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage, 2012). Book review for Themelios 39.1 (April 2014): 129–30.

Review of Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott, The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). Book review for Southeastern Theological Review 4.2 (Winter 2013): 231–34.

“A Different Evangelical Politics: The Moral Minority,” review essay of David R. Swartz, Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). For The City: A Publication of Houston Baptist University (Fall 2013): 69–74.

Review of Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel, eds., Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics: A Guide for Evangelicals (IVP Academic, 2013), for The Gospel Coalition.