Dr. J.V. Fesko

Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology

Dr. Fesko received his M.A.Th. At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. at King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has been involved in the ministry for over 10 years, having served as a church planter, and now a minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. He has taught at Westminster Seminary California since 2009, where he now serves as Academic Dean. Dr. Fesko has written several books, essays, and articles, in the areas of systematic theology, soteriology, and early modern Reformed theology. He and his wife Anneke have three children and live in Escondido, California.

  • B.A., Georgia State University
  • M.A.Th., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Books  (Author)

  • Beyond Calvin: Union with Christ and Justification in Early Modern Reformed Theology (1517-1700)
  • Galatians: Lectio Continua Commentary on the New Testament
  • Infralapsarianism in Calvin, Dort, and Westminster
  • Jesus and the Old Testament Tabernacle
  • Justification: Understanding the Classical Reformed Doctrine 
  • Last Things First: Unlocking Genesis 1-3 with the Christ of Eschatology 
  • Songs of a Suffering King
  • The Fruit of the Spirit is…
  • The Law Is Not of Faith: Essays on Works and Grace in the Mosaic Covenant (co-editor) 
  • The Rule of Love: Broken, Fulfilled, and Applied 
  • The Theology of the Westminster Standards
  • The Trinity and the Covenant of Redemption
  • What is Justification by Faith Alone? 
  • Where Wisdom is Found: Christ in Ecclesiastes
  • Who is Jesus? 
  • Word, Water, and Spirit: A Reformed Perspective on Baptism
  • Reforming Apologetics: Retrieving the Classic Reformed Approach to Defending the Faith
Dr. J.V. Fesko