Systematics Lecturers and P...

Systematics Lecturers and Part-Time Faculty


    Sinclair B. Ferguson        Mark Garcia       Robert Letham    A. Craig Troxel


Sinclair B. Ferguson
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology

M.A., University of Aberdeen, 1968; B.D., 1971; Ph.D., 1979; D.D., Erskine Seminary, 2006; Pastoral ministry, Scotland, 1971–1982; Associate Editor, Banner of Truth Trust, 1976– ; Minister, St. George’s Tron, Glasgow, 1998–2003; Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina, 2006– ; Westminster, 1982– .



Author: Taking the Christian Life Seriously; Man Overboard; Know your Christian Life; Grow in Grace; Discovering God's Will; Handle with Care; A Heart for God; Kingdom Life in a Fallen World; Children of the Living God; John Owen on the Christian Life; Undaunted Spirit; Daniel (Communicator's Commentary); Understanding the Gospel; Healthy Christian Growth; Read Any Good Books?; Deserted By God?; If I Should Die Before I Wake (co-author); The Pundit's Folly; The Holy Spirit; The Big Book of Questions and Answers; Let's Study Philippians; Let's Study Mark; The Big Book of Questions and Answers About Jesus.

Contributor: Worship Now; The Westminster Confession Today; The Preacher and Preaching; New Dictionary of Theology (editor); Inside the Sermon; Inerrancy and Hermeneutic: A Tradition, A Challenge, A Debate; Theonomy: A Reformed Critique; Christian Spirituality; Geneva Study Bible; Handbook of Evangelical Theologians; If I Had Only One Sermon to Preach; Dictionary of Scottish Church History & Theology; Blackwell's Dictionary of Evangelical Biography 1730-1860; The New Bible Commentary; Sola Scriptura; Doubt and Assurance; Here We Stand; The Glory of the Atonement.

Representative Articles: "The Perspicuity of Scripture," The Christian Graduate, June 1982; "For Jesus' Sake," Discipleship, July 1984; "John Owen on the Spirit in the Life of Christ," Banner of Truth, February, March, 1988; "The Whole Counsel of God: Fifty Years of Theological Studies," Westminster Theological Journal, Fall 1988; "The Fear of the Lord: Seeing God As He Is," Discipleship, July-August, 1989.

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Mark Garcia
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology

B.S., Clearwater Christian College, 1998; M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary, 2000; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 2004; Pastoral Intern, Lake Sherwood Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 2004–2005; Teacher, 2005–2006; Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, 2004–2006; Visiting Scholar, Cambridge University, 2006–2007; Post-doctoral Research Associate, Wolfson College, Cambridge University 2006–2007; Senior Member, 2006– ; Research Fellow, Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards, Westminster Theological Seminary, 2006–2007;  Pastor, Immanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, West Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 2007– ; Westminster, 2006– .

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Robert Letham
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., University of Exeter, 1969; P.G.C.E., University of Nottingham, 1971; M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary, 1975; Th.M., 1976; Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, 1980; Minister, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Whippany, New Jersey, 1981–1986; Senior Lecturer, London Bible College (now London School of Theology), 1986–1989; Faculty, Chesapeake Theological Seminary, 1993–1999; Senior Minister, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware, 1989–2006 ; Visiting Professor of Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Baltimore/ Washington, D.C., 2001–2007 ; Westminster, 1981–1986, 2001–; Senior Tutor in Systematic and Historical Theology, Wales Evangelical School of Theology, 2007-.

Bob Letham

Author: The Work of Christ (1993); The Lord’s Supper (2001); The Holy Trinity (2004); Through Western Eyes (2007); The Westminster Assembly: Reading its Theology in Historical Context (2009).


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A. Craig Troxel
Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology

Craig Troxel

B.A., Anderson University, 1984; M.A.T.S., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1990; Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary, 1998; Pastor, Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1995–2007; Pastor, Bethel Presbyterian Church, Wheaton, Illinois, 2007– ; Westminster, 1997– .

Contributor: Stuart Robinson’s The Church of God (reprint, Editor & “Foreword”); James Bannerman’s Church of Christ (reprint, “2002 Preface”)

Articles: “Sincerely Yours:  The Marks of the True Authentic Church,” New Horizons 30:1 (January, 2009) 3-5; “Why Preachers Should Read Fiction,” Ordained Servant (March, 2007); “Communion with the Triune God,” New Horizons 27:5 (2006) 3-5.; “Pilgrims of Providence:  Does God Have a Wonderful Plan for My Life?” Modern Reformation 13:1 (January-February, 2004) 17-21, 29.; “Men in Combat over the Civil Law:  WCF 19:4 and General Equity,” Co-author with Peter J. Wallace, Westminster Theological Journal 64:2 (Spring, 2002).; “Amour Adulterine:  The Myriad Flirtations of the Soul,” Modern Reformation 10:6 (November-December, 2001) 28-31.; “‘Cleansed Once For All’:  John Owen on the Glory of Gospel Worship in Hebrews,” Calvin Theological Journal 32:2 (November, 1997) 468-479.; “Charles Hodge on Church Boards:  A Case-Study in Ecclesiology,” Westminster Theological Journal 58 (1996) 183-207.; “Amyraut ‘at’ the Assembly:  The Westminster Confession of Faith and the Extent of the  Atonement,” Presbutevrion 22:1 (Spring, 1996) 43-55.; “All Things to All People:  Justin Martyr’s Apologetical Method,” Fides et Historia 27:2  (Summer, 1995) 23-43.; “What did Augustine ‘Confess’ in his Confessions?” Trinity Journal 15NS (1994) 163-79.