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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Education

  • PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO—ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE
  • M.DIV., DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL
  • B.A., DUKE UNIVERSITY

Byard Bennett

  • Emeritus Professor of Historical and Philosophical Theology

Faculty Position

  • Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - Bible, Theology & Ministry

Education

  • PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO—ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE
  • M.DIV., DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL
  • B.A., DUKE UNIVERSITY

Bennett teaches Historical Theology classes and Moral Issues in Christian Life and Ministry. In 2008, he was tenured after five years of service. Bennett won the Student Senate Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005, 2006 and 2017.

Currently, Bennett serves on Grand Rapids Theological Seminary’s Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Appeals (academic and non-academic), Self-Study Review of Degree Programs, and Assessment and Planning committees.

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Interests

  • EARLY CHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO THE PROBLEM OF EVIL
  • PERSPECTIVES ON SUFFERING AND EMOTIONS IN CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY
  • HISTORICAL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PHILOSOPHY AND CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE
  • CHRISTIAN RESPONSES TO OTHER MIDDLE EASTERN MISSIONARY RELIGIONS
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TEMPTATION
  • THE ROLE PLAYED BY EMOTIONS IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.