Bruce A. Ware

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Bruce A. Ware
Born (1953-09-30) September 30, 1953 (age 64)
Nationality American
Occupation T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Academic background
Education Whitworth College, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, University of Washington
Alma mater Fuller Theological Seminary (Ph.D.)
Influences Owen Strachan
Academic work
Discipline Systematic Theology; Doctrine of God; Trinity
School or tradition Evangelicalism; Reformed Theology; Cessationism; Progressive Dispensationalism
Institutions Bethel Theological Seminary
Western Seminary
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Main interests Open Theism; Theology Proper; Trinity
Notable works Their God is Too Small: Open Theism and the Undermining of Confidence in God

Bruce A. Ware (born September 30, 1953) is an American theologian, former president of the Evangelical Theological Society, and a key figure in the debate over open theism.[1]






  • Still Sovereign: Contemporary Perspectives on Election, Foreknowledge, and Grace (1995)
  • God's Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism (2003)
  • Their God is Too Small: Open Theism and the Undermining of Confidence in God (2003)
  • God's Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith (2004)
  • Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Relationships, Roles, and Relevance (2004)
  • Serving God with Determined Faith: Studies in the Book of Nehemiah (2005)
  • Perspectives on the Doctrine of God: 4 Views (2007)
  • Big Truths for Young Hearts (2009)
  • The Man Jesus Christ: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ (2012)


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