Taylor Drake

Name: Taylor S. O. Drake

Title/Position: Professor

Discipline: Christian Studies

Year Hired: 2020

Education: Bachelor of Arts (SCU) & Master of Arts (SCU)

Professional Organizations and Affiliations: Theta Alpha Kappa, Wesleyan Theological Society (WTS), Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS), Kierkegaard Society USA

Area/s of Speciality: Old Testament, Theology, Hermeneutics, Apologetics, Pentecostal Theology

Courses Taught: Old Testament, Major Prophets, Romans, Hermeneutics, Church History 1 & 2, Pentecostal History and Polity

Office Location: LLC 254

Email Address: taylor.drake@swcu.edu

Office Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm

Research Interestes: Kierkegaardian Philosophy and Theology, Pentecostalism in Homiletics and Hermeneutics, Apologetics and Pentecostalism

Publications and Professional Presentations: Study Guides for the International Pentecostal Holiness Church and New Horizons Ministries (IPHC Conference), School of Ministry for Credential Candidates, 4:12 Ministries Youtube Series on Apologetics

Mission/Passion: Help students to better interpret their world and experience

Favorite Bible Verse: "Vanity of vanities," says the Teacher, "vanity of vanities! All is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1:2 (NRSVUE)

Personal Interests: reading, poetry, sushi, (good) anime, Chesterton, Le Guin

Hometown: Durant, OK