Steve B. Sherman

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Theology

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B.A., California State University
B.A., Calvary Chapel Bible College
M.A., Simon Greenleaf University
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Biographical Information

Steve Sherman has served at Fuller Theological Seminary as assistant adjunct professor of Theology since 2002. Professor Sherman is a faculty member at Regent University, serving in the Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry department of the College of Arts & Sciences. Previous to Regent, he taught theology and ethics at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Dr. Sherman earned his Ph.D. in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary; he holds four additional degrees, including the M.Div. Sherman’s areas of specialization are theology, ethics, hermeneutics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, history of philosophy, and worldviews.

Primary courses he has taught at Fuller include theology and culture, world religions, philosophy of spirituality, and worldview. Helping students develop faithful, thoughtful, meaningful, and ethical lives—centered in the triune God—expresses his calling and passion for teaching.

Areas of Expertise, Research and Writing

Dr. Sherman’s research interests involve theological hermeneutics, epistemology, ethics, method, convictions, and practices. His publications include Revitalizing Theological Epistemology: Holistic Evangelical Approaches to the Knowledge of God (Pickwick Publications, 2008) and Revitalizing Theological Hermeneutics (Wipf & Stock, forthcoming).

Sherman’s workplace experience spans entrepreneurial, non-profit, radio broadcasting, and corporate training arenas; his additional interests and enjoyments include family/friends, reading, ideas, motivational teaching, statistics, redemptive films, great music, good health, coffeehouses, and being outdoors. Dr. Sherman is a licensed minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church.


Revitalizing Theological Epistemology. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2008.

“Disembodied Theological Knowledge?: Modern Foundationalism’s Quest of Epistemological Certainty for Theology,” AAR/Western Region Annual Meeting presentation, forthcoming, 2004.

“Postconservative Challenges to Traditionalist Approaches to Theological Method and Theological Epistemology: Considering the Case of Old Princeton and its Use of Scottish Common Sense Philosophy,” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting presentation, 2003.

“The Sociology of Knowledge: What Does It Entail for Evangelical Theology?” American Academy of Religion/Western Region Annual Meeting presentation, March 2003.

“The Way of Jesus: Individualism or Community?” Porthole (May 2000); “The Way of Jesus: Engagement or Escape?” Porthole (April 2000).

Associate Editor, AFFIRM Magazine, (Irvine, CA: AFFIRM International), 1993-1994; AFFIRM Quarterly Report, 1995.

Associate Editor, Consider Christianity: Evidence for the Christian Faith, Elgin L. Hushbeck, Jr. (San Bernardino: Aletheia Publishing), 1994.

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