John S. Feinberg, PhD

Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology (retired)

Faculty Since 1983


BA, University of California, Los Angeles
MDiv, Talbot Theological Seminary
ThM, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
MA, University of Chicago
PhD, University of Chicago


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Prior to coming to Trinity, Dr. Feinberg taught at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and Liberty Baptist Seminary and College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has also taught as a visiting professor at Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota; Freie Theological Academy in Giessen, West Germany; Italian Bible Institute in Finnochio, Italy; and Tyndale Theological Seminary in Badhoevedorp, Netherlands.

Dr. Feinberg’s areas of expertise include evil and suffering, ethics, divorce and remarriage, biblical prophecy, contemporary theology and philosophy, salvation, and apologetics.

He and his wife, Patricia, reside in Vernon Hills, Illinois. They have three children. In his spare time, Dr. Feinberg is an avid sports fan who also enjoys photography, music, and travel.

Selected Publications

The Many Faces of Evil, Zondervan, 1994 

Ethics for a Brave New World, Crossway, 1993 

Tradition and Testament: Essays in Honor of Charles L. Feinberg, Moody, 1981 

Continuity and Discontinuity, Crossway, 1988

Deceived by God: A Journey Through the Experience of Suffering, Crossway, 1997

No One Like Him: The Doctrine of God, Crossway, 2001

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

  • Dr. Feinberg’s articles have appeared in publications such as Fundamentalist Journal, Eternity, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Trinity Journal. He has written chapters in Predestination and Free Will, Hermeneutics, Inerrancy, & the Bible, and Evangelical Dictionary of Theology.
  • Since 1985, Dr. Feinberg has served as a consultant for academic books with Crossway Books.


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