J. Scott Bridger


Professor Global Studies & World Religions and Program Director of the B.A. in Christian Ministry
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Dr. Scott Bridger, Professor of Global Studies and World Religions and Program Director of B.A. in Christian Ministry
J. Scott Bridger 214.818.1323
  • 2013 Ph.D., Southeastern Seminary
  • 2011 M.A., University of Haifa, Israel
  • 2007 Th.M., Trinity International University
  • 2000 M.A., Southeastern Seminary
  • 2000 M.A., College at Southeastern
  • 1995 B.A., University of Tennessee (magna cum laude)
  • Editorial Consultant, Lexicographer, The Rowman & Littlefield Handbook of Christianity in the Middle East. Edited by Mitri Raheb et al. Rowman & Littlefield. Forthcoming in December, 2020.
  • “Early Christian Exegesis of the Qur’ān,” in The Qur’ān with Christian Commentary. Edited by Gordon Nickel, Zondervan; forthcoming in 2020.
  • A Review of Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean (ed. Ryan Szpiech, Fordham, 2015) in Journal of Qur’anic Studies 2017 (p. 132–39).
  • “An Inside Look at Insider Ecclesiology: The Jamā‘at al-Mu’manīn or ‘Assembly of the Believers’ in the Thought of Mazhar al-Mallouhi,” The Southern Baptist Theological Journal. Summer 2016, 75–94.
  • “Is ‘Allah’ God?” The Gospel Coalition, May 12, 2016. Available at: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/ article/is-allah-god.
  • Christian Exegesis of the Qur’ān: A Critical Analysis of the Apologetic Use of the Qur’ān in Select Medieval and Contemporary Arabic Texts. Eugene, Oreg.: Pickwick, 2015.
  • “Missiological Method,” with Bruce Ashford, in Missiology: An Introduction. Edited by John Mark Terry. Nashville: B&H, 2015.
  • “Islam and Religious Liberty,” Southern Seminary Magazine, Winter 2015, 40-­41.
  • A Review of Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East by Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon, The Gospel Coalition, January 31, 2014. Available at: http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/conflict_conquest_and_conversion.
  • “What is Shariah Law?,” Oklahoma Baptist Messenger, November 4, 2013. Available at: http://www.baptistmessenger.com/the-worldview-of-islam-muslim-beliefs-practices/#shariah.
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