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Systematic Theology

조직신학1 Michael Choi, PhD|Professor of Systematic Theology
Dr. Choi graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, and Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He then earned his STM and PhD in Patristic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. His post-graduate studies were in Ancient Philosophy at Katholieke Universiteit at Leuven, Belgium. He was previously teaching at Gold Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California, and also at Evangelische Theologische Faculteit in Belgium before joining Torch Trinity in 2011. His research interests include Ethics, Theological Method, and Patristic Theology. He is married to his wife Priscilla and they have one son, Paul.
조직신학2 JinHyok Kim, DPhil|Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
Dr. Kim joined Torch Trinity as a full-time faculty member in 2014. He received his BA in theology from Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea), ThM in systematic theology from the United Graduate School of Theology at Yonsei, MDiv from Harvard University's Divinity School (Cambridge, MA), and DPhil in theology from the University of Oxford (England). Before coming to Torch Trinity, he worked as a visiting doctoral researcher at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and as a postdoctoral research fellow at Heythrop College, University of London (England). His academic interests include theological aesthetics, theology of prayer, religion and literature, and political theology.
조직신학3 Nathan Shannon, PhD|Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
Dr. Shannon graduated with a BFA in music performance from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA, USA) and then pursued graduate studies in music at the Rotterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands. He then earned an MAR in theology and a ThM in historical and theological studies from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, PA, USA), and a PhD in theology from the Free University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Dr. Shannon was previously Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia (USA), and Lecturer in systematic theology at WTS. Dr. Shannon's research interests include systematic and biblical theology in the Reformed tradition (especially prolegomena and the doctrine of God), philosophical theology, and apologetics. He joined the Department of Systematic Theology at Torch Trinity in the spring of 2015. Dr. Shannon and his wife, Sabina, have two children: a daughter, Mia, and a son, Elliot.