Academic Dean and Assistant 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 his doctoral defense included: Southern Evangelical Seminary Professor of Philosophy, Richard G. Howe; 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 (Dissertation: An Analysis of the Neo-Darwinism/Intelligent Design Debate Based on an Eclectic Philosophy of Science Grounded in Thomistic Realism)
- M.A., 2005, Philosophy, Baylor University
- M.Div., 2002, Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryConcentration: Languages
- 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 four children: Alæthia, Zoë, Trinity, and Charity.