Completed Research Degrees

PhDs and MPhils successfully completed by our past students.

PhD

  • Mike Christ. A New Creation in Christ: A Historical-Theological Investigation into Walter Marshall’s Theology of Sanctification in Union with Christ in the Context of the Seventeenth-Century Antinomian and Neonomian Controversy. 2017.
  • Jason Hunt. Cornelius Van Til’s Doctrine of God and its Significance for Contemporary Hermeneutics. 2017.
  • Colin Hamer. Marital Imagery in the Bible: An Exploration of the Cross-Domain Mapping of Genesis 2:24 and its Significance for the Understanding of New Testament Divorce and Remarriage Teaching. 2015.
  • Alan Strange; The Doctrine of the Spirituality of the Church in the Theology of Charles Hodge, 2014. Completed as a student of the University of Trinity Saint David after the collaborative partnership ended on 31 December 2012.
  • Roger Abbott: ‘What does God care, and why should I?’ Exploring a practical theology of Major Incident Response in the UK, and affecting UK nationals abroad, with special attention to Christian clergy / chaplains (2011)
  • Matthew Aernie: Forensic language and the day of the Lord motif in 2 Thessalonians 1 and the effects on the meaning of the text (2007)
  • Peter Back: Dynamic equivalent conversion and baptism for converts from Islam (1997)
  • Kevin Bidwell: ‘The church as the image of the Trinity': a critical evaluation of Miroslav Volf’s ecclesial model (2010)
  • Natalie Brand: Exploring a theological and feminine approach to contemporary Reformed spirituality with special reference to Union with Christ, 1950-2008 in the U.K. and North America (2011)
  • David Ian Childs: Thomas Goodwin’s teaching on the person and work of Christ University of Wales, Cardiff (2004)
  • Bong Geun Cho: A critical comparative study of pneumatology in UK (particularly England) Protestant theology and the World Council of Churches between 1965-1993 (1996)
  • Mun Hong Choi: The personality of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament with special reference to Luke-Acts (1999)
  • Sung Ho Choi: A study of Christology and redemptive history in Matthew with special reference to the ‘royal-enthronment’ psalms (2010)
  • Kwang Shin Chun: A Historical and Theological Assessment of the 1907 Korean Revival (2000)
  • Paul Coxon: The Paschal New Exodus in John’s gospel: an interpretative key, with particular reference to chapters 5-10 (2010)
  • Richard Cozart: An investigation into the significance of the promise of a new exodus of Israel in the letter to the Ephesians (2012)
  • Simon Doney: The Lordship of Christ in the theology of the Elizabethan separatists with particular reference to Henry Barrow (2005)
  • Richard M Edwards: Scriptural perspicuity in the Early English Reformation in historical theology (2001)
  • Ilie Beniamin Foragau: New Purchases on Larger Meanings: In the Light of John’s Conscious and Contextual Interlocking of Revelation 1:1 – 2:7 with its Old Testament Background (2002)
  • Tjeng Sin Ham: A contextual comparative, legal and theological examination of mixed marriage as practiced in Indonesia 1974-1994: with special emphasis on pastoral considerations (1995)
  • John Harley: An evaluation of the soteriology of John Murray (1999)
  • Paul Held: An historical theological analysis of factors that led to the popularity of the Arminian view regarding eternal security among some East European Baptists from 1850-2000 (2009)
  • Thomas Holland: The paschal-new exodus motif in Paul’s letter to the Romans with special reference to its Christological significance (1996)
  • Levente Horvath: The concept of mission in the Hungarian Reformed Church in Transylvania between 1895-1950 (2009)
  • Yung Hoon Hyun: Redemptive-historical hermeneutics in Reformed Presbyterian churches in Korea, 1950-2005 (2013)
  • Ho Jin Jun: An evangelical response to religious pluralism and fundamentalism in Asia with special reference to Indonesia, Japan and South Korea (2000)
  • Gun Jung, Revelation and Language: A study in Eberhard Jungel’s Trinitarian approach to the Doctrine of the Bible (2007)
  • Chris Kim: Some Contemporary Theologies of Regeneration in the USA, UK, and Korea, 1966-2003: with special reference to Billy Graham and Martyn Lloyd-Jones (2010)
  • In Whan Kim: An analysis and evaluation of the tithe practice of the Korean Protestant Church from the perspective of the Biblical tithe law (2000)
  • Keun Soo Kim: Kingdom of God in the Korean Presbyterian Church (Hapdong) from 1885-1988 (2003)
  • Sungtae Kim, An Historical and Theological Examination of the Relationship between Preaching and the Holy Spirit in English Protestant Writings (including taped sermons) in the united Kingdom and North America between 1959-2000 AD (2004)
  • Takeshi Kodama: The Unity and Catholicity of the Church: A Comparison of Calvin and the Westminster Assembly (2011)
  • Hyukjung Kwon: The Reception of Psalm 118 in the New Testament Application of a “New Exodus” Motif (2007)
  • Stuart E. Lauer: Traces of a Gospel Writing in 1 Corinthians: Rediscovery and Development of Origen’s Understanding of 1 Corinthians 4:6b (2010)
  • Il-Ho Lee: The synagogues in Luke-Acts: history and the Jewish tradition (2003)
  • Kyung-Suk Lee Paul’s corporate perspective in 1 Corinthians (2004)
  • Seung Il Lee: The emergence, development and influence of the Korea Evangelical Fellowship (KEF) 1981-2002 (2006)
  • Seung Yeal Lee: Pilgrimage and the Knowledge of God: A study of pilgrimage in the light of the feasts of Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles, with special reference to Luke-Acts and John (2007)
  • Shin Chul Lee: A critical evaluation of the contemporary church planting of the Presbyterian Church in Korea (2009)
  • Won Sang Lee: A critical exploration and conversation across the centuries of pastoral leadership principles in John Chrysostom’s Antioch and Constantinople and Won Sang Lee’s Washington’s Korean Central Presbyterian Church (2009)
  • Jae Ho Lim: From Guardians to Worshippers: An Examination of the Form, Function and Contexts of the Biblical Cherubim (2011)
  • Piotr Lorek: The motif of exile in the Hebrew Bible; an analysis of a basic literary and theological pattern (2005)
  • Donald John MacLean: Reformed Thought and the Free Offer of the Gospel with Special Reference to the Westminster Confession of Faith and James Durham (1622-1658) (2013): completed as a student of the University of Trinity Saint David after the collaborative partnership ended on 31 December 2012
  • Michael Anthony Milton: The application of the theology of the Westminster Assembly in the ministry of the Welsh puritan, Vavasor Powell (1617-1670) (1997)
  • S Gannon Murphy: A critical analysis of the openness theology of Clark H Pinnock: Toward a Reformed Reconstruction of Divine-Human Relationality (2006)
  • Eddy Jose Muskus: The origins and early development of Liberation Theology in Latin America with particular reference to Gustavo Gutierrez (1995)
  • Stephen North: Presbuteroi Christianoi: Towards a Theory of Integrated Ministry (1999)
  • Adrian Popa: Proverbs and creation: a study in poetics and theology (1997)
  • Roger Powell: The East African Revival: A Catalyst for Renewed Interest in Evangelical Personal Spirituality in Britain (2009)
  • Kyung U Ra: An Investigation of the Influence of the Paschal – New Exodus Motif on the Description of Christ and His Work in the Gospel of John (Chapters One to Four) (2009)
  • Trevor Reynolds: An investigation into the Spirit’s guidance of the community as custodian and interpreter of Scripture (2007)
  • Philip Ross: A Critical Investigation Concerning the Biblical and Theological Basis for the Threefold Division of the Law (2008)
  • Craig Sheppard: A Theological Evaluation and Comparison of the Atonement and Justification in the Writings of James Henley Thornwell (1812-1862) and John Lafayette Girardeai (1825-1898) (2008)
  • Bong Chur Shin: New Exodus Motif in the Letter to the Hebrews (2007)
  • Robert Smart: Jonathan Edward’s Apologetic for the Great Awakening with particular attention to Charles Chauncy’s Criticisms (2008)
  • Sebastian Ryszard Smolarz: Covenant and the metaphor of divine marriage in Biblical thought with special reference to the book of Revelation (2005)
  • John Snyder: he Influence of Puritan Literature on the Eighteenth-Century Calvinistic Methodists in England and Wales: A Comparative Study in Experiential Soteriology (2012)
  • Joshua Yun Bum Song: An historical and theological analysis of schism in presbyterian churches in Korea (2006)
  • Yohann Su: The contribution of Scottish covenant thought to the discussions of the Westminster Assembly (1643-1648) and its continuing significance to the Marrow Controversy (1717-1723) University of Glamorgan (1993)
  • Sheku Wango Vandi: Christianity and culture in Sierra Leone: with special reference to the conflict between Evangelical Protestant churches and traditional practices (2000)
  • Benjamin Dongyun Yoo: An analysis and evaluation of E. Stanley Jones’ missiology with special reference to Christ’s incarnation (2007)

MPhil

  • Lamasa Adams: An historical and theological study of Western new religious movements active in Ghana, 1970-1995 (2005)
  • David F Bond: Messianic expectation in Second Temple Judaism (1999)
  • Paul E Brown: The Holy Spirit and Biblical hermeneutics: a study of the teaching ministry of the Holy Spirit as described in the New Testament and its relevance for Biblical hermeneutics today University of Glamorgan (1996)
  • Oleg Dolina: An examination of Ukrainian Protestant / Baptist church history with particular reference to its origin and development until 1939 (1996)
  • Andrea Ferrari John Diodati’s doctrine of Holy Scripture considered especially on the basis of his “Theses theologicae de Sacra Scriptura” of 1596 (2003)
  • David Alan Gidney: An evaluation of the cumulative value of the theories regarding the temporal priority of either Ezra or Nehemiah University of Glamorgan (1997)
  • Jin Cheol Hoang: A biblical and historical examination of the nature of revival in the work of J Edwin Orr (1998)
  • Sung Tae Kim: An examination of the ways in which Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic writers in the West and in Korea have interpreted Acts between 1965-1995 in developing their pneumatologies (1998)
  • Will Loescher: Theological issues arising from a local church case study and the hypothesis of separating outreach from a church’s internal life (1999)
  • Timothy J McGlynn: The life and theology of Reverend James Fraser of Brea (1639-1699) (2002)
  • Kovina L K Mutenda: An evaluation of Protestant religious film and television broadcasting in the United Kingdom and the United States of America (1995)
  • Gareth E Williams: A critical analysis of the theological content of denominational liturgies as they relate to the spiritual status of the stillborn (1996)