Mark Culham

Name: Mark D. Culham 

Title/Position: Professor

Discipline: Philosophy/Ethics/Theology

Year Hired: 2011

Education:
M.A., Theological Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Ky., 2009
B.A., Theology, Trinity College, Newburgh, Ind., 2007

Professional Organizations and Affiliations:
Member, Evangelical Philosophical Society
Member, Society for Pentecostal Studies
Licensed minister, Open Bible Churches, 1991-present

Area/s of Specialty: Philosophy, ethics, philosophy of religion, apologetics

Courses Taught: 
PHIL 2003, Intro to Philosophy
PHIL 2013, Social Ethics
PHIL 2113, Logic and Critical Thinking
HIST 3113, Church History I
HIST 3123, Church History II
THEO 4113, Apologetics
HIST 3133, Pentecostal History
ICST 2803, Comparative Religions

Office Location: Cabin #3

Campus Phone Number: (405) 789-7661 ext 3457

Email Address: mark.culham@swcu.edu

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday – 1:30 to 4:30 pm; Friday, by appt. only

Research Interests: Philosophical theology, The Problem of Suffering and Evil. Pentecostalism and Apologetics

Publications and Professional Presentations: 

Article: ‘What Is Your Philosophy?’, The Message, Spring 2007

Book review of Theological Theodicy, by Daniel Castello; PNEUMA, Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2013

Book review of Pentecost: This Story is Our Story, by Robert P. Menzies; PNEUMA, Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Volume 36, Number 3, 2014

Presentation, The Philosophical Thought of Auguste Comte, History and Christian Thought Forum, Southwestern Christian University, Spring 2014

Mission/Passion: To engage the hearts and minds of students such that they come to see the connections between the Christian faith and every area of life. To help students discover the value of pursuing a deeper intellectual life along with their pursuit of a deeper spiritual life.

Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Peter 3:15

Personal Interests: Playing the guitar, reading, golf

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio