Brian Wagner, Ph.D.

MDiv, Biblical Theological Seminary
ThM, Liberty University
PhD, Piedmont International University
Expertise: Theology, Christian History, Biblical Languages

Brian H. Wagner is a husband, father, grandfather, having also served the Lord in fulltime ministry since 1977, including as Minister of Youth and Christian Education (6yrs), Missionary Church Planter (12yrs), Pastor (10yrs), and Faculty member (17yrs).

More information – https://vbc.academia.edu/BrianWagner

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

  • “Priscillian of Avila: Heretic or Early Reformer” – Chafer Theological Seminary Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall, 2006
  • “Peter’s Use of Arche in Acts 11:15 as a Theological Shibboleth for the Dispensational Uniqueness of the Church” – Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol. 11, No. 34, Dec. 2007
  • “The Perspicuity of Scripture: Rehearsing the Testimony from Christian History of Those Who Held to the View as Foundational to Their Evangelical Hermeneutic” – Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol. 12, No 37, Dec. 2008
  • “The Proper Relationship of Old Testament and New Testament in the Christian’s Responsibility to ‘Obey the Bible’ or ‘Obey God’” – Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol. 13, No. 38, April 2009
  • “Another Look at the Authorship of Hebrews from an Evangelical Perspective of Church History” — Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol 14, No. 43, Dec 2010
  • “The Father’s Clear Testimony” (John 5:37-47): Christ’s Teaching Of The Conditional Perspicuity Of Scripture” — Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol 15, No. 45, Aug 2011
  • “New Testament Criticism: Helps and Hurts” — Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol 15, No. 46, Dec 2011
  • “Levels of Perspicuity in the Old Testament Scriptures” – Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol 16, No. 48, Aug 2012
  • “Critiquing the God Delusion: An Apologetic Paradigm Against the New Atheism of the 21st Century” – Aletheias, Vol 1, No. 1, Fall 2012
  • “The Priority Of The New Testament In Developing A Christian Philosophy Of Leadership” — Journal of Dispensational Theology, Vol 16, No. 49, Dec 2012

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

  • “Differentiating the Gospel, Sound Doctrine and Doubtful Things for an Evangelical Ecumenism”, Presentation paper at the ETS – EASTERN REGIONAL MEETING, March 21-22, 2014, St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, Md.
  • “Post Creation Decision Making and Dynamic Omniscience”, Presentation paper at the ETS – SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEETING, March 8-9, 2019, New Orleans Baptist Seminary, New Orleans, LA.

COURSES TAUGHT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Church History I & II
  • Hermeneutics
  • NT Survey
  • NT Theology
  • OT Literature and Theology
  • OT Prophets
  • Pastoral Epistles
  • Biblical Apologetics
  • Calvinism Critique
  • Christian Ethics
  • Christian History
  • Comparative World Religions
  • Contemporary Theology
  • Contemporary Issues in Missions
  • Cross Cultural Communication and Anthropology
  • Greek I & II, Intermediate, and Exegesis Courses
  • Hebrew I & II
  • Hermeneutics
  • Historical Theology
  • NT Introduction I & II
  • OT Introduction I & II
  • Systematic Theology