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Adam NederAdam Neder

Bruner-Welch Professor in Theology

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3743
Fax: 509.777.3274
Office Location: Westminster Hall 119


Ph.D. Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary
B.A. Covenant College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Christian theology, Karl Barth's theology

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Participation in Christ: An Entry Into Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics, Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Westminster John Knox Press, 2009); "History in Harmony: Karl Barth on the Hypostatic Union," in Karl Barth and American Evangelicalism, eds. Bruce L. McCormack and Clifford B. Anderson (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011); "The Knowledge of God," in The Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth, ed. Richard Burnett (Westminster John Knox Press, 2013); “The Sun Behind the Clouds: Some Barthian Thoughts about Teaching Christian Theology” in Karl Barth and the Making of Evangelical Theology: A Fifty Year Perspective (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2015); “Sin,” in The T&T Clark Companion to the Atonement (T&T Clark, forthcoming).

Reviews include: The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth’s Moral Theology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), in Pro Ecclesia vol. 22, no. 1; (Winter 2013): 113-117; An Introduction to Christian Theology, by Richard J. Plantinga, Thomas R. Thompson, and Matthew D. Lundberg (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), in Theology Today vol. 68, no. 3; Oct. 2011; a review of Being and Action: The Theological Shape of Barth's Ethical Vision, by Paul T. Nimmo, in International Journal of Systematic Theology (2008); a review, co-written with Hans Halvorson of Princeton University, of Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship, by John Polkinghorne, in Lutheran Forum (2007).

Serves as an outside reviewer for the International Journal of Systematic Theology and Modern Theology.

Voted Most Influential Professor by the 2008, 2011, and 2013 senior classes. Whitworth Junior Faculty Award (2007); recipient of a Princeton Seminary Fellowship (1997-99) and a Princeton Seminary Doctoral Fellowship (1999-2003).