Publications & Presentations

“The Holy Spirit, Caritas, and the Bond of Unity in Augustine’s Anti-Donatist Writings,” Fides et Humilitas3 (Winter 2016): 84-110.

“Natural Selection and an Epistemology of Evil: An Incompatible Pair,” Themelios42:3 (August 2017): 285-96. Available at http://themelios.thegospelcoalition.org/article/natural-selection-and-an-epistemology-of-evil-an-incompatible-pair.

“Philosophical Questions and the Unity of the Trinity: Re-engaging Christ-shaped Philosophy,” Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project, Evangelical Philosophical Society (2017): 1-26. Available at http://epsociety.org/userfiles/McDonald%20(Philosophical%20Questions%20Unity%20of%20the%20Trinity-final.pdf.

“‘ Be Quick to Hear and Slow to Speak’: Exploring the Act of Listening as a Christ-Shaped Philosophical Virtue,” Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project, Evangelical Philosophical Society (2021): 1-21. Available at http://www.epsociety.org/userfiles/art-Listening%20as%20a%20Philosophical%20Virtue_McDonald_EPS2020%20(ToMcDonald-020621)-2.pdf.

Book Reviews:

Review of Lawrence Feingold, The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas Aquinas and His Interpreters.Naples, FL: Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University. Southern Baptist Journal of Theology17, no. 1 (2013): 68–69.

Review of John Frame, A History of Western Philosophy and Theology. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2015. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies(November 2016), [online] http://jbtsonline.org/review-of-a-history-of-western-philosophy-and-theology-by-john-frame/

Review of David Herbert, Charles Darwin’s Religious Views: From Creationist to Evolutionist. Kitchener, Ontario: Joshua Press, 2011. Books At a Glance(May 2017), [online] http://www.booksataglance.com/book-reviews/charles-darwins-religious-views-creationist-evolutionist-charles-darwins-religious-journey-workbook-david-hebert/

Review of Nancy Pearcey, Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2018. Augustine Collegiate Review2, no. 2 (Winter 2019): 97–99.

Review of Philip Rolnick, Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies(May 2016), [online] http://jbtsonline.org/review-of-origins-god-evolution-and-the-question-of-the-cosmos-by-philip-rolnick/.

Review of Mark Sheridan, Language for God in Patristic Tradition: Wrestling with Biblical Anthropomorphism. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. Fides et Humilitas2 (Summer 2015): 94–100.

Review of Christopher Ben Simpson, Religion, Metaphysics, and the Postmodern: William Desmond and John D. Caputo. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2016. Augustine Collegiate Review1, no.1 (August 2017): 57–59.

Review of R. Scott Smith, “Non-Foundational Epistemologies and the Truth of Scripture.” In The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures, ed. D. A. Carson, 831–871. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016. Books At a Glance(September 2017), [online] http://www.booksataglance.com/book-summaries/enduring-authority-christian-scriptures-chapter-26-edited-d-carson/.

Review of Anthony C. Thiselton, Approaching Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction to Key Concepts, Methods, & Debates. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2018, [online] http://jbtsonline.org/review-of-approaching-philosophy-of-religion-an-introduction-to-key-thinkers-concepts-methods-debates-by-anthony-c-thiselton/.

Review of J. D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. New York: Harper, 2016. Augustine Collegiate Review2, no. 1 (Summer 2018): 89­–91.

Contributions:

Researcher and Collaborator for “Prologue: A Theistic Universe,” in Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell, Evidence that Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World(Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2017), lix–lxxix.

Manuscripts in Preparation:

“Narrative and Knowing: Narrative as an Epistemological Act”

“E. Y. Mullins on the Nature and Value of Philosophy,” (forthcoming).

Presentations:

“‘Be Quick to Hear and Slow to Speak’: Exploring the Act of Listening as a Christ-Shaped Philosophical Virtue,” November 2020, Evangelical Philosophical Society National Meeting 2020, online.

“Using Groups in Blackboard,” Pivot to Fall 2020, University of Louisville, July 2020, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Designing Together,” Five-part Series, University of Louisville, Summer 2020, Louisville, Kentucky.“Online Teaching Best Practices,” Teachers Love Teaching, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, January 2020, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Draw Near to Listen”: Reading Scripture, Listening, and Moral Formation,” Theological Interpretation for Moral Formation, August 2019, Ecclesia and Ethics IV, Brisbane, Australia.

“Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Students in Online Programs,” June 2017, Connect 2017: Higher Education Summit, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Narrative and Knowing: Narrative as an Epistemological Act,” March 2017, Evangelical Philosophical Southeast Regional Meeting, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Philosophical Questions and the Unity of the Trinity: Re-Engaging Paul K. Moser’s Christ-Shaped Philosophy,” November 2016, Evangelical Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

“Natural Selection and An Epistemology of Evil: An Incompatible Pair,” March 2016, Evangelical Philosophical Society Southeast Regional Meeting, Columbia International University, Columbia, South Carolina.

“Ignatius and Ὃμόνοια: Unity As a Means to Attain God,” June 2015, CACS Summer Greek Reading Group: Selected Readings in the Letters of Ignatius, Louisville, Kentucky.

Interviews:

“Andragogy: The New Face of College/University Students.” Interview with Dr. Lucy Lambert-Guesnard. The Dr. Lucy Show: Perspectives on Education. 660 AM The Answer, KSKY, March 12, 2017.

Panel Discussions:

“Does God Exist?” Can I Ask That?Sunday Evening Series at Ninth and O Baptist Church, Louisville, KY. July 15, 2018.

“Pursuing Gospel-Centered Racial Reconciliation.” Panel Discussion at Buck Run Baptist Church, Frankfort, KY. February 25, 2018.

Online Publications:

“4 Strategies for Helping the At-Risk Online Student.” uncompromisingEDU.Appeared April 13, 2017. Available at http://www.uncompromisingedu.com/2017/04/13/4-strategies-for-helping-the-at-risk-online-student/

“Always Be Prepared to Make a Defense.” The Southern Blog. Appeared October 9, 2015. Available at http://www.sbts.edu/blogs/2015/10/09/always-be-prepared-to-make-a-defense.

“Asynchronous vs Synchronous Communication in the Online Classroom.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared October 6, 2016. Available at http://www.learninghouse.com/center-for-teaching-and-learning/asynchronous-vs-synchronous-communication-in-the-online-classroom/.

“Critical Thinking in the Online Classroom.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared February 27, 2018. Available at https://ctl.learninghouse.com/critical-thinking-online-classroom/.

“How to Apply Logic to Arguments: Part I.” The Southern Blog. Appeared September 15, 2015. Available at http://www.sbts.edu/blogs/2015/09/15/how-to-apply-logic-to-arguments-part-1.

“How to Apply Logic to Arguments: Part II.” The Southern Blog. Appeared September 18, 2015. Available at http://www.sbts.edu/blogs/2015/09/18/how-to-apply-logic-to-arguments-part-2.

“Science vs. Scientism: A Necessary Distinction.” The Southern Blog. Appeared December 1, 2015. Available at http://www.sbts.edu/blogs/2015/12/01/science-vs-scientism-a-necessary-distinction/.

“Southern Baptists Need to Move Forward in Racial Reconciliation.” Kentucky Today. Appeared July 11, 2017. Available at http://kentuckytoday.com/stories/southern-baptists-to-move-forward-in-racial-reconciliation,8014.

“Three Ways the Gospel Changes Apologetics.” Southern Equip. Appeared May 23, 2018. Available at http://equip.sbts.edu/article/3-ways-gospel-changes-apologetics/. 

“When Should You E-Mail Students in Your Online Class?” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared January 16, 2019. Available at https://ctl.learninghouse.com/when-should-you-e-mail-students-in-your-online-class/.

“Writing Discussion Forum Questions.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared October 13, 2016. Available at http://www.learninghouse.com/center-for-teaching-and-learning/writing-discussion-forum-questions/.