James M. Arcadi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology

Faculty Since 2017


BA, Biola University
MDiv, ThM, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Bristol


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From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Arcadi was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Analytic Theology Project at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California and, from 2015 to 2017, a Research Fellow in the Jewish Philosophical Theology Project at the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, Israel. Prior to these appointments, he taught history, theology, and writing for seven years at Gordon College where he was also a Visiting Fellow in the Center for Faith and Inquiry in 2014-2015.

Alongside his academic work, Dr. Arcadi is ordained in the Anglican Church in North America having served at parishes in Massachusetts, California, and Illinois. He currently serves at All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton, IL.

Selected Publications

Dr. Arcadi writes at the intersection of theology, biblical studies, and philosophy. He is the author of is An Incarnational Model of the Eucharist (Cambridge University Press, 2018). His essays have appeared in such journals as Religious Studies, Scottish Journal of Theology, Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie, Journal of Theological Interpretation, Journal of Anglican Studies, Philosophy Compass, Topoi, and The Heythrop Journal and such edited volumes as Being Saved (SCM, 2018), The Task of Dogmatics (Zondervan, 2017), Marking the Church (Pickwick, 2016), and Idealism and Christian Theology (Bloomsbury, 2016). He is the coeditor (with Oliver D. Crisp and Jordan Wessling) of Love: Divine and Human (Bloomsbury, 2019) and (with Joshua R. Farris) of special issues of the journals TheoLogica and Open Theology. In addition, (with J.T. Turner) he is presently coediting the T&T Clark Companion to Analytic Theology.

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

  • Ordained minister in the Anglican Church in North America (served parishes in Massachusetts and California)
  • American Academy of Religion (2011-), member
  • Evangelical Theological Society (2011-), member
  • Society of Christian Philosophers (2011-), member
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society (2011- ), member
  • Conference on Faith and History (2012-14), member


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