Chris Chun

Professor of Church History | Director, Jonathan Edwards Center

Dr. Chris Chun is the professor of Church History and the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Chris’ doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. His Th.M. thesis at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary examined the relationship between Jonathan Edwards’s epistemology and pneumatology. He also has served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region).

Chris is the author of Legacy of Jonathan Edwards in the Theology of Andrew Fuller and co-author of Golden Gate to Gateway: A History (published for the 75th anniversary). Chris is co-editor of Expect Great Things, Attempt Great Things: William Carey & Adoniram Judson, Mission Pioneers and Regeneration, Revival, and Creation (JEC inaugural conference volume). He has contributed chapters in Baptists and Revivals, Jonathan Edwards and Scotland, Crossing Baptist Boundaries, and Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America’s Theologian as well as having been published in a variety of journals, including The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, American Baptist Quarterly, Journal of Baptist Studies, Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies, International Journal of Systematic Theology, Themelios, Edwardseana and Church History and Religious Culture.

Jonathan Edwards and the Baptists | Douglas Sweeney, Nathan Finn and Chris Chun

Dr. Douglas Sweeney and Dr. Nathan Finn joined Dr. Chris Chun for a panel discussion on Jonathan Edwards, recorded live at the SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim.

Chris Chun
Professor of Church History | Director, Jonathan Edwards Center
Dr. Chris Chun is the professor of Church History and the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Chris' doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth-century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. He also has served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region).

Spirituality of Jonathan Edwards | JEC at Gateway Seminary

Dr. Chris Chun hosted a digital symposium with Dr. Michael Haykin and Dr. Robert Caldwell to discuss Edwards' spirituality, devotional life and theological impact in American Christianity.

Chris Chun
Professor of Church History | Director, Jonathan Edwards Center
Dr. Chris Chun is the professor of Church History and the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Chris' doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth-century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. He also has served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region).

Jonathan Edwards and Slavery

In anticipation of the upcoming Jonathan Edwards Lunch and Lecture with Lisanne Winslow, Dr. Chun reflects on an online panel we hosted in November of 2020 covering the topic of Jonathan Edwards and Slavery.

Chris Chun
Professor of Church History | Director, Jonathan Edwards Center
Dr. Chris Chun is the professor of Church History and the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Chris' doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth-century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. He also has served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region).