Fellipe do Vale

Faculty Since 2021

Assistant Professor

Department Chair

Biblical and Systematic Theology


BA, Calvin University

MA, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

MA, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

PhD, Southern Methodist University


Dr. do Vale’s research is primarily on the connection between moral theology and theological anthropology. He focuses on gender but has also written about the doctrines of creation, atonement, and Christology. He has presented his research in venues like Helsinki, Finland and Rome, Italy, and is passionate about helping students see how the gospel of grace can richly saturate every aspect of human life. Dr. do Vale enthusiastically supports Liverpool Football Club and the Brazilian National soccer team; he is fond of Neil Gaiman fiction, Charlie Mackesy art, and Richard Curtis films. He is married and has one daughter. His family enjoys reading, going for walks, and generally getting outside.

Selected Publications

“Divine Action is Constitutive of Theology: William Abraham, John Webster, and Theological Theology” Irish Theological Quarterly. (Sep. 2021)

“A Teologia do Amor Humano no Pensamento do Santo Agostinho: Uma Maneira Para Entender a Identidade Humana,” Concilium Teologicum (Brazil), Vol. 2 (Feb. 2021): 7-31.

“Can a Male Savior Save Women? The Metaphysics of Gender and Christ’s Ability to Save,” Philosophia Christi, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Winter 2019): 309-324.

“Cappadocian or Augustinian? Adjudicating Debates on Gender in the Resurrection,” International Journal of Systematic Theology, Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2019): 182-198.

– Winner of the annual “Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize” for 2018.

“On Thomas Aquinas’s Rejection of an ‘Incarnation Anyway,’” TheoLogica: An International Journal for Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology, Vol. 2, No. 3 (2018/19).

“Anselm on the Rectus Ordo of Creation,” The Saint Anselm Journal, Vol. 14.1 (Winter 2018): 93-109.


  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • American Academy of Religion
  • Hispanic Theological Initiative
  • Society of Christian Philosophers
  • Institute for Biblical Research