Eric L. Lopez is an Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Historical Theology. He earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies from Life Pacific College, an M.A. in Theological Studies from George Fox Evangelical Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. in Theology & Religion from Durham University located in Durham, United Kingdom where he and his family lived for nearly three years. He and his wife Tara co-pastored young adults and served as senior pastors for several years in addition to serving in a variety of capacities in music ministry and as guest speakers and cell groups leaders. Professor Lopez has taught at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Multnomah University, and has given presentations at various local and international churches and academic conferences. He specializes in the Trinitarian thought of Maximus the Confessor and historical theology with research interests in Biblical Studies, history of biblical interpretation, areas of systematic theology and Ancient Greek. He enjoys playing soccer, guitar/bass and spending time with family.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Historical Theology
B.A., Life Pacific College (2003); M.A., George Fox University, 2009; Ph.D., Durham University, 2015
Eric is named after the classic rock artist Eric Clapton.