Dr. Brad Harper is Professor of Theology and Church History at Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon. He is a member of the Editorial Board for New Wine’s journal Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture. He holds a B.A. from Biola University, an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology, and a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University. Dr. Harper has published numerous articles and books on Christianity and its engagement with culture, and speaks regularly on the issues of gender and sexuality.
Dr. Harper’s publications include Exploring Ecclesiology: An Evangelical and Ecumenical Introduction, co-authored with Dr. Paul Louis Metzger; Space at the Table: Conversations Between an Evangelical Theologian and His Gay Son, co-authored with Drew Harper; “The Kingdom of God in George Eldon Ladd as a Theological Foundation for the Role of the Church in Society,” in God and Caesar (Camp Hill, 1994); “Evangelicals and Catholics Together: A Chance to Talk,” in The Ministerial Forum of the Evangelical Free Church, vol. 6 (1995); and “Larry Norman, Literature, and Listening for God in Pop Culture: A Response to Stanley Grenz: ‘(Pop) Culture: Playground of the Spirit or Diabolical Device?’ ” in Vol. 1, No. 1 of Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture (2004).