M.Div., Westminster Seminary California;
Ph.D. Candidate, Calvin Theological Seminary
Society of Biblical Literature
Evangelical Theological Society
Joel E. Kim
Rev. Kim is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and has served as Associate Pastor of Segaero Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. He taught historical and systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary and International Theological Seminary in Los Angeles, as well as in Taiwan and Indonesia. He is the son of a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church. He has served on the English Ministry pastoral staff of Korean-American churches during his M.Div. studies at Westminster Seminary California and subsequent to his graduation in 1997, in California and Michigan. Rev. Kim’s doctoral dissertation, “The True and Genuine Sense: Arminius and the Interpretation of Romans 7 in its Historical Context,” is in progress under the supervision of Professor Richard Muller.
What I Want to Instill in My Students
“I consider it my joy and privilege to prepare future ministers to preach the Word of God with care, confidence, and conviction.”
Areas of Interest and Research
History of exegesis; Christian origins; the Book of Romans
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He has written essays and articles in various publications, including:
Did Calvin’s Successors Distort his Doctrine of Predestination?
NT402 Greek III
NT500 New Testament Interpretation
NT524 Paul Through the Centuries
NT602 Pauline Epistles
Course descriptions are available in the WSC Catalogue.