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Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

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

Create Without Ceasing

Education

  • PH.D., SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY, CALVIN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (2000)
  • TH.M., HISTORICAL THEOLOGY, GRAND RAPIDS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
  • M.DIV., MISSIONS, GRAND RAPIDS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
  • B.A., PRE-SEMINARY, CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY (1989)

Michael Wittmer

  • Professor of Systematic & Historical Theology
  • Director of the Center for Christian Worldview

Faculty Positions

  • Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - Bible, Theology & Ministry
  • Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - Administration

Education

  • PH.D., SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY, CALVIN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (2000)
  • TH.M., HISTORICAL THEOLOGY, GRAND RAPIDS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
  • M.DIV., MISSIONS, GRAND RAPIDS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
  • B.A., PRE-SEMINARY, CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY (1989)

A compassionate ministry leader with career experience as a pastor and theological editor, Dr. Michael Wittmer, professor of systematic and historical theology, is a dedicated scholar and blogger who writes accessible books on theology and Christian worldview for the church. A faculty member at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary since 1996, he teaches courses in historical and systematic theology and directs the school’s Center for Christian Worldview.

Dr. Wittmer earned a doctoral degree in systematic theology from Calvin Theological Seminary. His thesis examined the topic of “A Critical Analysis of ‘Christ the Transformer of Culture’ in the Thought of H. Richard Niebuhr.”

A member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Dr. Wittmer regularly presents at the association’s regional and national conferences. From 2016 to 2018, he also served as a member of the regional discussion fellowship for the Creation Project, an initiative hosted by the Henry Center of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and funded by the Templeton Foundation.

Hobbies

  • Cheering for Cleveland and Ohio State sports teams
  • Eating Asian Cuisine

Interests

  • CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW
  • CREATION/CULTURE
  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • REDEMPTION

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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.