Thomas Toews

Professor of Religion

Religion Program
DB 412

Dr. Toews teaches theology, Old Testament and Biblical languages classes for the Division of Religion.

Academic Background
- Ph.D. in Historical Theology - Andrews University
- M.Div. - Andrews University
- B.A. in Theology - Pacific Union College

Campus & Community Involvement:
On campus, member of the Campus Technology Committee (2017-2021) as well as member of the Academic Integrity Committee (2017-2022). He is also the Ministries Club faculty sponsor (2014-).
Off campus, he is a member of the Piedmont Park Seventh-day Adventist church where he serves as an elder (2014-).

Professional Background:
Dr. Toews joined the Religion Division Faculty in 2011. Prior to teaching, he did pastoral work in Wyoming and California.

Publications:
Toews, Thomas. "Fanaticism." The Ellen G. White Encyclopedia. Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 2013. 818-819.
Toews, Thomas. "Pantheism." The Ellen G. White Encyclopedia. Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 2013. 1018-1019.
Toews, Thomas. "Sanctification." The Ellen G. White Encyclopedia. Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 2013. 1128-1130.

Presentations:
Wyoming Elder's Training. "The Elder as Theologian." Rocky Mountain Conference, Casper, WY. 2010.
Discover Prophecy Evangelism Meetings, Cheyenne Seventh-day Adventist Church, April-May, 2010.
Discover Prophecy Evangelism Meetings, Laramie Seventh-day Adventist Church, September-October, 2010.
Dakota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Ministerial Meetings, Bismarck, North Dakota, January 15-17, 2017
Kansas/Nebraska Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Camp Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 30-31, 2019
Texaco Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Ministerial Meetings, Angel Fire, New Mexico, July 29-August 1, 2019
Minnesota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Ministerial Meetings, Fridley, Minnesota, February 10-11, 2020
Dakota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Camp Meeting, Bismarck, North Dakota, July 31-August 1, 2020
Dakota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Ministerial Meetings, Bismarck, North Dakota, January 19-20, 2021

Honors/Recognition/Grants:
2015 Library Teacher of the Year - Union College

Research Interests:
History of hell
Philosophy of mind
Theological anthropology

Speaker's Bureau:
Dr. Toews is available to speak on topics related to Adventist theology.