James White

 James R. White Click here for media bios and photos.) 



What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an(Bethany House Publishers, 2013)
Islam and Christianity: A Matter of Denial in Answering Islam: Countering Terror with Truth(Coral Ridge Ministries, 2007)
From Toronto to Emmaus(Solid Ground Christian Books, 2007)
Pulpit Crimes(Solid Ground Christian Books, 2006)
Scripture Alone(Bethany House Publishers, 2004)
The Plurality of Elders in Perspectives on Church Government:Five Views of Church Polity(Broadman-Holman, 2004)
Debating Calvinism vs. Dave Hunt(Multnomah, 2004)
Justification in The Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dangerous Airwaves(Calvary Press, 2002)
The Same Sex Controversy(with Jeff Niell)  (Bethany House Publishers, 2002)
The God Who Justifies(Bethany House Publishers, 2001)
The Potter’s Freedom(Calvary Press, 2000)
What’s With the Mutant in the Microscope? with Kevin Johnson(Bethany House Publishers, 1999)
Jesus Shall Reign in Onward, Christian Soldiers(Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1999)
What’s With the Dudes at the Door? with Kevin Johnson(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
Mary–Another Redeemer?(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
The Forgotten Trinity(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
Grieving: Our Path Back to Peace(Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
Is the Mormon My Brother?(Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
The Roman Catholic Controversy(Bethany House Publishers, 1996)
Sola Scriptura and the Early Church in Sola Scriptura!(Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1995)
The King James Only Controversy(Bethany House Publishers, 1995)
Drawn by the Father(Crowne Publications, 1991)
God’s Sovereign Grace(Crowne Publications, 1991)
Justification by Faith(Crowne Publications, 1990)
Letters to a Mormon Elder(Crowne Publications, 1990,reprinted by Bethany House, 1993)
Answers to Catholic Claims(Crowne Publications, 1990)
The Fatal Flaw(Crowne Publications, 1990)


Christian Research Journal

  • Getting Over the Hurdles of the New World Translation (29,3)
  • Bible Versions: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Parts 1 and 2) (28,3,4)Exodus and Abortion (27,1)
  • PDAs and Apologetics (26,3)
  • Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part Two): Unusual Attacks on the Trinity (25,4)
  • Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part One): The Bible Versus the Qur’an (25,3)
  • Dangerous Airwaves: Harold Camping’s Call to Flee the Church (25,1)
  • The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part Two) (24,1)
  • The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part One) (with George Bryson) (23,4)
  • Pro and Con: Two Journal Contributors Respond to the Joint Declaration of Justification by Ralph E. Mackenzie and James R. White (22,4)
  • Beyond the Veil of Eternity: The Importance of Philippians 2:5-11 in Theology and Apologetics (22,3)
  • Loving the Trinity (21,4)
  • Anonymous Strawmen (21,4)
  • Target, Bible: A Flood of Books Attack the Sufficiency of Scripture (21,3)
  • Summary Critique: Jehovah’s Witnesses Defended (21,2)
  • The Jesus Seminar and the Gospel of Thomas: Courting the Media at the Cost of Truth (20,3)
  • Effectively Sharing the Deity of Christ with Jehovah’s Witnesses (1997)
  • Summary Critique: How Wide the Divide? A Mormon and an Evangelical in Conversation(1997)
  • What Really Happened at Nicea? (1997 July-August)
  • Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics (1996 Summer)
  • Is Your Modern Translation Corrupt? Answering the Allegations of KJV Only Advocates (1996 Winter)

TableTalk Magazine

  • The Fool’s Folly Uncovered (May, 2006)
  • The Lord is One (May, 2003)
  • Created in the Image of Rome(March, 2002)
  • Modern Reformation Magazine
  • Whom Does God Forgive? (March, 2002)

Reformed Baptist Theological Review

  • Myth, Allegory, and Parable: the Presuppositions of John Dominic Crossan
  • and the Jesus Seminar and Their Importance to Reformed Baptist Theology and Apologetics (3:1, January, 2006)
  • Textual Criticism and the Ministry of Preaching(2:2, July, 2005)
  • The Newness of the New Covenant (Part II) (2:1, January, 2005)
  • The Newness of the New Covenant (Part I) (I:2, July, 2004)

Formal Debates


  • Church History, Ирпенская Библейская Семинария, 2014
  • New Testament Textual Criticism, Europäisches Bibel Trainings Centrum, Berlin, 2013
  • Apologetics, Cornerstone Seminary, 2013
  • Apologetics, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012
  • Polemics, Midwest Center for Theological Studies, 2011
  • Atheism/Islam, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009-2010
  • Islam, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008
  • Current Issues in Apologetics, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005, 2007
  • Development of Patristic Theology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004
  • Apologetics, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003-2004, 2009
  • Systematic Theology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996, 1998, 2004
  • Christian Philosophy of Religion, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998-2003
  • Beginning Greek, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
  • Greek Exegesis of Ephesians, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2001
  • Beginning Hebrew, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996, 1998, 2000
  • Hebrew Exegesis, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997, 1999
  • Christology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997
  • Scholar in Residence, Grand Canyon University, 1995-1996
  • Apologetics, Grand Canyon University, 1996
  • Church History, Grand Canyon University, 1991-92, 95


  • Ph.D. Candidate, Northwestern University, Potchefstroom, South Africa (Textual Criticism)
  • D.Min, Apologetics, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, 2002
  • Th.D., Apologetics, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, 1998
  • Th.M. Apologetics, Faraston Seminary, 1995
  • M.A. Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1989
  • B.A. Bible (Major in Biology, minor in Greek), Grand Canyon College, 1985.

Critical Consultant, New American Standard Bible Update (1995)
Married since 1982, two children, four grandchildren, residing in Phoenix, AZ

Picture of Dr's Borg, Crossan, Renihan and White

James White, Jim Renihan (right) dialogue with Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, August, 2005

Picture of Shabir Ally and James White

James answers questions in cross-examination in debate with Islamic apologist Dr. Shabir Ally, Biola University, May, 2006

Picture of James White and Bart Ehrman during the debate

James White defends the text of Scripture against noted scholar Bart Ehrman, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, 2009


James White speaks on Sin and Salvation in a debate with Dr. Shabir Ally inside the Abu Bakr Siddique Mosque in Erasmia, South Africa, October 7, 2013


Debating Yusuf Ismail of IPCI in the Juma Masjid (Grey Street Mosque) in Durban, South Africa, October 7, 2014