Adamson Co, Ph.D.

Professor of Theology

Office Phone: (951) 552-8631
E-mail: aco@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B212
Office Hours: Fall Semester: MWF: 9–10:30 a.m.; T: 9–11:30 a.m.; R: 10:30–11:30 a.m. /// Spring Semester: MWF: 9–10:30 a.m.; TR: 10:30–11:35 a.m., 1:55–2:35 p.m.

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Systematic Theology Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 2005
J.D. Law University of California, Hastings College of the Law 1988
M.Div. Pastoral Ministry The Master's Seminary 1997
B.A. Political Science California State Polytechnic University 1985
  • Courses Taught

    APT371, Section A
    Christian Theology I
    Tuesday, Thursday 12:15–1:45 p.m.

    APT452, Section T3
    Advanced Biblical Preaching
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    APT490, Section T4
    Reading Seminar
    Thursday, 8:45–10:15 a.m.

    CST370, Section A
    Christian Doctrine
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45–11:45 a.m.

    APT 493
    Senior Project

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Theological Prolegomena
    Union with Christ
    Issues in Divine Providence and Human Responsibility
    The Problem of Evil
    Theological Anthropology
    Spiritual Formation
    Eschatology
    The Kingdom of God and the Kingship of Jesus
    Hermeneutics
    Christian Worldview
    The Integration of Theology, Ethics, Culture, Politics, Law and Economics
    Expository Preaching
    Pastoral Leadership in the Church

  • Teaching Experience

    Adjunct Professor in Systematic Theology
    Biola University
    La Mirada, California
    Fall 2010–Spring 2011

    Visiting Professor in Systematic Theology
    Logos Evangelical Seminary
    El Monte, CA
    Fall 2003

    Teaching Assistant to Dr. John Feinberg in Systematic Theology
    Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
    1997–2000

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Papers presented at the Evangelical Theological Society
    • Presented a paper at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2016:
    “Contra Moltmann: The Necessity of a ‘Monarchical Monotheism’ in the Concept of the Trinity”
    • Presented a paper at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2015:
    “More than Just Family Intimacy: Fine-Tuning the Doctrine of Adoption in Light of the Believer’s Union with Christ the King”
    • Presented a paper at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2014:
    “Understanding the Doctrine of Union with Christ within the Kingship and Kingdom Motif of Scripture: Uniting Key Emphases in Paul and in Jesus Canonically.”
    • Presented paper at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2013:
    “The Role of ‘Gospel-Love’ in the Evangelical Articulation and Experience of the Believers’ Mystical Union with Christ.”
    • Presented paper at the Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2012:
    “The Case for a ‘Thick Description’ in the Eschatological Climax of the Drama of Redemption: A Call for a Theological Rapprochement on the Doctrine of the Anti-Christ Based on Revelation 13.”
    • Evangelical Theological Society Far West Regional Meeting 2011:
    “Revitalizing the Doctrine of the Believer’s Mystical Union with Christ: A Key to Repelling the Present Neo-Paganism Fascination.”
    • Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2007:
    “The Apostle Paul’s Solution to the ‘Sanctification Gap’: Recovering the Subjective Nuance of Logizomai in Romans 6:11.”
    • Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2006:
    “Rehabilitating H. Richard Niebuhr’s Five Typologies in Christ and Culture: A ‘Multi-Perspectival’ Modification to Guide Christians in the Public Square”
    • Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 2003: “Doing Theology Using The Leviathan Imagery: A Canonical Critique of Gregory Boyd’s ‘God-at-War’ Theology.”
    • Evangelical Theological Society Annual National Meeting 1999: “The Probable Identity of the ‘Sons of God’ in the Literary Context of Genesis 6:1-4.”

  • Church Membership & Activities

    RIVERSIDE MANDARIN BAPTIST CHURCH, Riverside, CA
    English Congregation Pastor