W. Madison Grace II

Associate Professor of Theology and Baptist Heritage and Director of the Oxford Study Program. 

W. Madison Grace II


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Ph.D. Systematic Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012; M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2006; B.A. Christian Studies, Mississippi College, 2002

Dr. Grace serves as Associate Professor of Theology and Baptist Heritage for the School of Theology and Director of the Oxford Study Program. He has also served as editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology.

Dr. Grace is co-editor for Making Disciples of All Nations: A History of Southern Baptist Missions (Kregel, 2021). He has written several articles and book reviews for the Southwestern Journal of Theology. He has also contributed chapters to several works including, “Being Christ: Salvation and Bonhoeffer’s Christo-Ecclesiology” in Being Saved (SCM, 2018), “Baptists, Classical Ecclesiology, and the Christian Tradition,” in Baptists and the Christian Tradition (B&H Academic, 2020), “Medieval Salvation,” in A Historical Theology for the Church (B&H Academic, 2021), and “The Nature of the Church,” in Ecclesiology for Church Revitalization (Seminary Hill Press, forthcoming).

Dr. Grace is a member of the American Academy of Religion, Baptist History and Heritage, Evangelical Theological Society, and International Bonhoeffer Society.

Dr. Grace is the proud husband of Shareen and the father of three boys. He and his family minister in the local church as members of First Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas.

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A simple phrase, but one with a reminder of who is King and who is not:

“When the Lord saw that they had humbled themselves…”

2 Chronicles 12:7

Have you been trying to decide which class to take this fall @SWBTS? Consider my class on the Atonement (residential and online). For a complete list of classes offered, head to our website. http://www.swbts.edu/register

An unfortunate reminder on theological discourse:

“theological thinkers, like other men, often decide from appearances, associations, and prejudices, rather than from the merits of the case.”
—F.H. Foster

“But the word of God spread and multiplied.” (Acts 12:24)

Have confidence in the work of God in the world.

There still is time to register for Summer 2022 and we are offering a few courses in Systematic Theology.