Cornelius Plantinga

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Cornelius "Neal" Plantinga, Jr. (born 14 February, 1946 in Jamestown, North Dakota[1]) was president of Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 2002 through 2011.[2]

Plantinga received an A.B. from Calvin College in 1967, a B.D. from Calvin Theological Seminary in 1971, and a Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1982.[3] He is the brother of philosopher Alvin Plantinga and musicologist Leon Plantinga.[4]

Plantinga has written several books, including Not the Way It's Supposed to Be (Eerdmans, 1995), the Christianity Today "Book of the Year" in 1996 and Engaging God's World (Eerdmans, 2002), a Christianity Today "Book of the Year" in 2003.[citation needed]

He taught systematic theology at Calvin Seminary from 1979 to 1996[citation needed] He became Dean of the Chapel at Calvin College in 1996 and was President of Calvin Seminary from 2002 to 2011.[2] He is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Calvin College.[5]