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Stephen Emerson, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theology
Phone: (626) 815-5469
Steve Emerson, Ph.D., has been teaching Church history and theology for more than 10 years. His areas of research interest include patristic soteriology, Cappadocian theology, and Augustine. A favorite quote of his from Church history comes from 19th-century missionary Adoniram Judson: “The future is as bright as the promises of God.”


  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Westmont College


School of Theology

  • Department of Theology


  • 4th-Century Church History
  • Augustine
  • Patristics