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Dr. Eric Vail
(740) 392-6868 Ext. 3612
- B.A. Northwest Nazarene University, Philosophy
- M.Div. Nazarene Theological Seminary
- Ph.D. Marquette University, Religious Studies: Systematic Theology
- 2011: Ordained Elder, Kansas City District, Church of the Nazarene
- 2010-2012: Pastor, First Church of the Nazarene, St. Joseph, Missouri
- Fall 2011, 2012: Adjunct, Nazarene Theological Seminary
- Spring 2012: Adjunct, Northwest Nazarene University
- 2009-2010: Lecturer, Marquette University
Published Works & Presentations:
- Wesleyan Theological Society
Past jobs and/or current hobbies unrelated to your profession:
- "Creation Out of Nothing Remodeled" in Theologies of Creation: Creatio Ex Nihilo and Its New Rivals edited by Thomas Jay Oord (Routledge Press, 2014).
- "God in Christ and Creation’s Salvation." 49th Annual Meeting of the Wesleyan Theological Society, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho, March 7-8, 2014.
- "The Holiness Foundation of Mission," Didache: Faithful Teaching (July, 2013): http://didache.nazarene.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_view&gid=894&Itemid=51 .
- "Robust Conversation and Collective Discernment," Nazarenes Exploring Evolution (July 1, 2013): http://exploringevolution.com/essays/2013/07/01/robust-conversation-and-collective-discernment/#.UnEByBByXDU.
- Creation and Chaos Talk: Charting a Way Forward
- . Princeton Theological Monograph Series 185. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2012.
I enjoy recreational sports, camping, hiking, and playing guitar.
I have been a swimming instructor, a middle-school intern, a youth pastor, a chaplain, a worship leader, a housekeeper, a teaching assistant, a truck driver, a forklift operator, and an apartment manager.