Thomas E. Woodward

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Thomas E. Woodward is a research professor and department chair of the theology department at Trinity College of Florida/Dallas Theological Seminary (Tampa Bay Extension) and a prominent Christian apologist.


Woodward has published works defending intelligent design and disputing Darwin's theory of evolution. Since 1988, he has been (Florida)director of Trinity College's Center for University Ministries (CFUM). Woodward has maintained an evangelical teaching and discipleship ministry and been head of the C.S.Lewis Society, which is housed at Trinity College.[1] Woodward did his doctoral work in the Department of Communication of the University of South Florida. His thesis, a history of the Intelligent design movement, was published by Baker Books as "Doubts About Darwin" in 2003. His second book "Darwin Strikes Back," was released in 2006.

Prior to this, Woodward served with UFM International ("Unevangelized Field Mission International", a missionary organization now known as Crossworld) in the Dominican Republic. Woodward has a B.A. in History awarded by Princeton University and a Th. M. in Systematic Theology from the Dallas Theological Seminary.[2] In the fall of 2006 and the spring of 2007, Woodward was adjunct faculty at the Tampa extension of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary of Wake Forest, North Carolina. He taught classes in "Salvation and Religious Pluralism" and "Eschatology".


  • Doubts about Darwin: A History of Intelligent Design, Thomas Woodward, Baker Books, June 2003, ISBN 0-8010-6443-0
  • Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design, Thomas Woodward, Baker Books, November 1, 2006, ISBN 0-8010-6563-1[3]
  • The Mysterious Epigenome: What Lies Beyond DNA, Thomas E. Woodward, James P. Gills, Kregel Publications, January 1, 2011, ISBN 978-0-8254-4192-9



  1. ^ [Trinity College Web site, Professor Biographies]. (Retrieved 11-28-09.)
  2. ^ Sire, James W. (2006). Why Good Arguments Often Fail: Making a More Persuasive Case for Christ. InterVarsity Press. p. 195. ISBN 0-8308-3381-1. 
  3. ^ "New in religion: anti-religion: fall books bring evidence of a backlash against faith". Publishers Weekly (July, 2006). July 10, 2006. 

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