Matthew Farlow

Community Engagement Catalyst, Advisory Council Member

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Dr. Matt Farlow serves as New Wine’s Community Engagement Catalyst as well as Book Review Editor for New Wine’s peer reviewed academic journal, Cultural Encounters. Dr. Farlow was born in Detroit, MI, and has lived in Colorado, California, Oregon, Illinois, and Scotland. He currently resides in Northern California with his wife of more than 20 years and their two kids. Matt earned a Bachelor’s from UC Davis, a ThM from Multnomah Biblical Seminary, and MPhil and PhD (Theology & Literature) degrees from University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

His publications include The Dramatizing of Theology: Humanity’s Participation in God’s Drama (Wipf & Stock, 2017); “Enter the Drama: His Story Becoming My (Our) History,” in Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture, Vol 14, no. 1 (Winter 2018); “In Pursuit of the Consumer Crown or the Crucified Crown” in Theology and California, edited by Fred Sanders and Jason Sexton (Ashgate, 2014); and “Dramatic theology and the Performance of Life and Faith” in Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture, Vol. 8 no. 1 (Winter 2012).

 Matt is a Pastor, a Professor, and a modern day Poet.