Dr. Stephen Strehle

  • DTheol, Universität Basel
  • STM, ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Columbia Graduate School
  • BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Office: McMurran 113
Phone: (757) 594-7272

Areas of Specialization
Christian studies, church/state relations

Book Publications:

Articles, Reviews, and Book Chapters:

  • “Erecting the Wall:  The French Enlightenment, the National Liberal League, the ACLU, and the United States Supreme Court.” Faith and Politics in America: From the Civil War to the Present. Peter Lang, forthcoming.
  • “The Nazis and the German Metaphysical Tradition of Voluntarism.” The Review of Metaphysics (2012). 
  • ”Jefferson’s Opposition to the Judeo-Christian Tradition.” Faith and Politics in America: From Jamestown to the Civil War. Peter Lang, 2010.   
  • “The Sacred Roots of Capitalism: A Theological Analysis of Weber’s famous Thesis.” Festschrift for Martin Anton Schmidt. Theologische Zeitschrift, 2009.   
  • “Preface.” Scottish Hermeneutic Method from John Knox to the Early Twentieth Century:  From Christian to Secular. Mellon Press, 2004.   
  • “Dead Hookers and Las Vegas: A response to the critics of my article and the war in Iraq.” Political Theology (2004).   
  • “Saddam, Hussein, Islam, and Just War Theory: The Case for a Pre-emptive Strike.” Political Theology (2003).    
  • "Imputatio Iustitiae:  Its Origin in Melanchthon, Its Opposition in Osiander." Theologische Zeitschrift (1994).   
  • Rev. of Fountainhead of Federalism, by McCoy and Baker. Sixteenth Century Journal 1994.   
  • "Fides aut Foedus:  Zurich and Wittenberg in Collision over the Gospel." Sixteenth Century Journal (1992).   
  • "Calvinism, Augustinianism, and the Will of God." Theologische Zeitschrift (1992).   
  • "Universal Grace and Amyraldianism." Westminster Theological Journal (1989).   
  • "The Extent of the Atonement and the Synod of Dort." Westminster Theological Journal (1989).   
  • Rev. of Christian Faith, by Hendrikus Berhof. Grace Theological Journal 1981. 
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    Interview with Dr. Strehle
    Dr. Strehle discusses his book, "New Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom," with a student.