Director of the Ph.D. Program and Professor of Philosophy at Southern Evangelical Seminary. Dr. J.T. Bridges' current academic interests include: the Philosophical Theology of Thomas Aquinas; the Philosophy of Science; and important issues subsumed under The Philosophy of Religion.
The panel of readers for the defense of his doctoral defense included: Southern Evangelical Seminary Professor of Philosophy, Richard G. Howe; Southern Evangelical Seminary research professor, Intelligent Design scholar and Mathematician, William A. Dembski; University of Oxford professor and mathematician, John C. Lennox; and the Discovery Institute's Senior Fellow and philosopher, Jay W. Richards.
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Ph.D., 2012, Philosophy of Religion, Southern Evangelical Seminary
M.A., 2005, Philosophy, Baylor University
M.Div., 2002, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., 2000, Iowa State University
"Toward a Thomistic Epistemology of Science," Christian Apologetics Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, (Fall 2012): 31-59.
"The Theological Virtues in St. Thomas Aquinas as a Demarcation for Responses to the Problem of Evil," Christian Apologetics Journal, vol. 9, no. 2, (Fall 2011): 47-67.
"Intelligent Design: Its Nature, Limitations, and Future," Christian Apologetics Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, (Spring 2009): 3-21.
"God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?" in Christian Apologetics Journal vol. 10, no. 2, (Fall 2012): 140-141.
"More Than a Theory: Revealing a Testable Model for Creation," in Christian Apologetics Journal, vol 8, no. 1, (Spring 2009): 101-102.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Southern Evangelical Seminary, NC, (2011 - present).
Instructor, Southern Evangelical Seminary, NC (2008 - 2011).
Evangelical Philosophical Society
Evangelical Theological Society
J.T. is married to Serena, and has three children: Alæthia, Zoë, and Trinity