Stephen Gunter

Dr. Stephen Gunter (1947) was Associate Dean and Research Professor of Wesleyan Studies at Duke Divinity School, North Carolina. Previously he was Arthur J. Moore Associate Professor of Evangelism and Wesleyan Studies at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta, GA. His connection to The Netherlands began in 1964-65 when he enrolled as an exchange student at the Willem de Zwijger Lyceum in Bussum. After completing his doctoral studies at Leiden, he began his teaching career at the Europäische Nazarener Bibelschule und Seminar in Germany, and then taught at Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma. His ministry includes pastoring local congregations in the USA, as well as in Haarlem, The Netherlands. In 2000 he was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in the Faculty of Theology at Leiden. At Duke he serves also as Director of Global Exchanges for the Divinity School, including liaison with the Free University of Amsterdam for student and faculty exchange.

 

 

Publications related to Arminianism include:

  • “From Arminius (d.1609) to the Synod of Dort (1618 – 1619).” Perfecting Perfection. AFestschrift in honor of Henry Rack. Ed. Robert Webster (Eugene,OR: Wipf & Stock, forthcoming in 2015).
  • “The Absence of Arminius in Wesleyan-Arminian Theology,” 71-90 in (eds.) Keith D. Stanglin, Mark G. Bilby, & Mark H. Mann, Reconsidering Arminius. Beyond the Reformed and Wesleyan Divide, 71-90 (Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2014).
  • Arminius and His “Declaration of Sentiments”: An Annotated Translation with Critical Notes and Commentary. (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2012).
  • Annotated Content Index, The Arminian Magazine, 1778 – 1997. Duke Divinity School Website, ‘Center for Wesleyan Studies.’
  • (With Jan van den Berg) John Wesley and The Netherlands (Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2002).
  • “John Wesley, Een getrouw vertegenwoordiger van Jakobus Arminius,” 166-181 in J. de Mooij and I.Smit (eds.), Balans van een eeuw: Wendingen in de historiografie van het Christendom, 1901-2001. Bundel ter gelegenheid van het honderdjarig bestaan van het Kerkhistorisch Gezelschap S.S.S. (Heerenveen: de Groen, 2002).