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Publications

 

Books

 

 

The Fatal Flaw(Crowne Publications, 1990)
Answers to Catholic Claims(Crowne Publications, 1990)
Letters to a Mormon Elder(Crowne Publications, 1990,

reprinted by Bethany House, 1993)

Justification by Faith(Crowne Publications, 1990)
God’s Sovereign Grace(Crowne Publications, 1991)
Drawn by the Father(Crowne Publications, 1991)
The King James Only Controversy(Bethany House Publishers, 1995)
Sola Scriptura and the Early Church in Sola Scriptura!(Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1995)
The Roman Catholic Controversy(Bethany House Publishers, 1996)
Is the Mormon My Brother?(Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
Grieving: Our Path Back to Peace(Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
The Forgotten Trinity(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
Mary–Another Redeemer?(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
What’s With the Dudes at the Door? with Kevin Johnson(Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
Jesus Shall Reign in Onward, Christian Soldiers(Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1999)
What’s With the Mutant in the Microscope? with Kevin Johnson(Bethany House Publishers, 1999)
The Potter’s Freedom(Calvary Press, 2000)
The God Who Justifies(Bethany House Publishers, 2001)
The Same Sex Controversy(with Jeff Niell)  (Bethany House Publishers, 2002)
Dangerous Airwaves(Calvary Press, 2002)
Justification in The Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
(2003)
Debating Calvinism vs. Dave Hunt(Multnomah, 2004)
The Plurality of Elders in Perspectives on Church Government:

Five Views of Church Polity

(Broadman-Holman, 2004)
Scripture Alone(Bethany House Publishers, 2004)
Pulpit Crimes(Solid Ground Christian Books, 2006)
From Toronto to Emmaus(Solid Ground Christian Books, 2007)
Islam and Christianity: A Matter of Denial in Answering Islam:

Countering Terror with Truth

(Coral Ridge Ministries, 2007

 

 

Articles

 

Christian Research Journal

 

Is Your Modern Translation Corrupt? Answering the Allegations of KJV Only Advocates (1996 Winter)

Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics (1996 Summer)

What Really Happened at Nicea? (1997 July-August)

Summary Critique: How Wide the Divide? A Mormon and an Evangelical in Conversation (1997)

Effectively Sharing the Deity of Christ with Jehovah’s Witnesses (1997)

The Jesus Seminar and the Gospel of Thomas: Courting the Media at the Cost of Truth (20,3)

Summary Critique: Jehovah’s Witnesses Defended (21,2)

Target, Bible: A Flood of Books Attack the Sufficiency of Scripture (21,3)

Anonymous Strawmen (21,4)

Loving the Trinity (21,4)

Beyond the Veil of Eternity: The Importance of Philippians 2:5-11 in Theology and Apologetics (22,3)

Pro and Con: Two Journal Contributors Respond to the Joint Declaration of Justification by Ralph E.

Mackenzie and James R. White (22,4)

The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part One) (with George Bryson) (23,4)

The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part Two) (24,1)

Dangerous Airwaves: Harold Camping’s Call to Flee the Church (25,1)

Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part One): The Bible Versus the Qur’an (25,3)

Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part Two): Unusual Attacks on the Trinity (25,4)

PDAs and Apologetics (26,3)

Exodus and Abortion (27,1)

Bible Versions: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Parts 1 and 2) (28,3,4)

Getting Over the Hurdles of the New World Translation (29,3)

 

 

 

TableTalk Magazine

 

Created in the Image of Rome (March, 2002)

The Lord is One (May, 2003)

The Fool’s Folly Uncovered (May, 2006)

 

 

 

Modern Reformation Magazine

 

Whom Does God Forgive? (March, 2002)

 

Reformed Baptist Theological Review

 

The Newness of the New Covenant (Part I) (I:2, July, 2004)

The Newness of the New Covenant (Part II) (2:1, January, 2005)

Textual Criticism and the Ministry of Preaching (2:2, July, 2005)

 

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)

 

 

Formal Debates

Sola Scriptura, August, 1990 vs. Gerry Matatics, Long Beach, CA

Perseverance of the Saints, December, 1990 vs. Gerry Matatics, Phoenix, AZ

The Papacy, December, 1990 vs. Gerry Matatics, Tempe, AZ

Justification by Faith, January, 1991 vs. Fr. Mitch Pacwa, El Cajon, CA

The Mass, January, 1991 vs. Fr. Mitch Pacwa, El Cajon, CA

Justification by Faith, May, 1991 vs. Art Sippo, Toledo, OH

Sola Scriptura, November, 1992 vs. Gerry Matatics, Omaha, NB

The Mass, November, 1992 vs. Gerry Matatics, Omaha, NB

Justification by Faith, April, 1993, vs. Gerry Matatics, Boston College

The Apocrypha, April, 1993, vs. Gerry Matatics, Boston College

The Papacy: NT Evidence, July, 1993 vs. Gerry Matatics, Denver, CO

The Papacy: Early Church Evidence, July, 1993 vs. Gerry Matatics, Denver, CO

Sola Scriptura, September, 1993 vs. Patrick Madrid, San Diego, CA

Is the KJV the Best Translation, vs. D.A. Waite, 1994

Justification, July, 1994, vs. Dr. Fastiggi, Austin, TX

Indulgences, July, 1994, vs. Dr. Fastiggi, Austin, TX

Mary, July, 1994, vs. Dr. Fastiggi, Austin, TX

Papal Infallibility, July, 1994, vs. Dr. Fastiggi, Austin, TX

The Papacy, Summer 1995 James White, Robert Zins vs. Scott Butler and Robert Sungenis, Boston College, Boston, MA

Paedobaptism, June, 1995 with Geoff Volker against Robert Strimple and Gary Johnson, Tempe, AZ

Paedobaptism, October, 1995 with Geoff Volker, University of New Mexico

The Marian Dogmas, May, 1996 vs. Gerry Matatics, Long Island, NY

Man’s Will, Christ’s Atonement, May, 1997 vs. Jim Barker, Queens, NY

Sola Scriptura, May, 1997 vs. Gerry Matatics, Long Island, NY

Election and Predestination, May 1998, vs. Paul Barber, Queens, NY

The Papacy, May, 1998 vs. Fr. Mitch Pacwa, Long Island, NY

Sola Scriptura, July, 1998 vs. Tim Staples, Fullerton, CA

Does the NT Teach the Deity of Christ, May, 1999 vs. Hamza Abdul Malik, Syosset, NY

Is the Trinity Biblical?, May, 1999 vs. Robert Sabin, Patchoque, NY

The Mass, May, 1999 vs. Robert Sungenis, Long Island, NY

Is the KJV the Best, July, 1999 vs. Thomas Holland, Indianapolis, IN

Sola Scriptura, December 1999 vs. Mitch Pacwa, El Cajon, CA

Justification by Faith, April, 2000 vs. RCIA Instructor, Sale Lake City, UT

Justification, May, 2000 vs. Robert Sungenis, Long Island, NY

Papal Infallibility, July, 2000, vs. Tim Staples, Fullerton, CA

Papal Infallibility, November, 2000, vs. Robert Sungenis, Clearwater, FL

The Will of Man, March, 2001, vs. Richard Hopkins, Salt Lake City, UT

Is Homosexuality Consistent with Biblical Christianity, May, 2001, vs. Barry Lynn, Long Island, NY

Purgatory?, May, 2001, vs. Fr. Peter Stravinskas, Long Island, NY

Grace and Works, October, 2001 vs. Roger Keller, Salt Lake City, UT

Who Controls Salvation?, April, 2002 vs. George Bryson, Anaheim, CA

The Fall of Adam, April, 2002, vs. Gilbert Scharffs, Salt Lake City, UT

Veneration of Saints and Images, July, 2002, vs. Patrick Madrid, Long Island, NY

Can Men Become Gods?, October, 2002, vs. Martin Tanner, Salt Lake City, UT

Inclusivism, November, 2002, vs. John Sanders, Tampa, FL

Open Theism, November, 2002, vs. John Sanders, Orlando, FL

The Atonement of Christ, April, 2003, vs. Dennis Potter, Salt Lake City, UT

The Mass, April, 2003, vs. Robert Sungenis, Salt Lake City, UT

Is the Roman Catholic Priesthood Biblical?, May, 2003, vs. Fr. Mitch Pacwa, Long Island, NY

The Perpetual Virginity of Mary, October, 2003, vs. Gerry Matatics, Salt Lake City, UT

Jesus: God or a god?, December, 2003, vs. Gregory Stafford, Tampa, FL

Are Temples Consistent with NT Christianity?, April, 2004, vs. Richard Hopkins, Salt Lake City, UT

Is Gay Marriage Consistent with NT Christianity?, April, 2004 vs. Dee Bradshaw, Salt Lake City, UT

Is the Apocrypha Canonical?, May, 2004, vs. Gary Michuta, Long Island, NY

Are Roman Catholics Our Brothers and Sisters in Christ?, November, 2004, vs. Douglas Wilson, Los
Angeles, CA

Regeneration and Faith, April, 2005, vs. Robert Wilkin, Oklahoma City, OK

Can Non-Christians Enter Heaven?, June, 2005, vs. William Rutland, Long Island, NY

Is the Bible True?, August, 2005, vs. John Dominic Crossan, Seattle, WA

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, August, 2005, vs. Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan

 

(with James Renihan),
Sun Princess (at sea)

Calvinism vs. Arminianism, April, 2006, vs. Dr. Jonathan Wright, Sedalia, MO

Is the New Testament We Possess Today Inspired? May, 2006, vs. Shabir Ally, Biola University

Baptism for Believers Only? October, 2006 vs. Pastor William Shishko, Long Island, NY

Is Homosexuality Consistent with Biblical Christianity? November, 2006, vs. Bishop John Shelby Spong,
Orlando, FL

Did Jesus Offer Himself on the Cross as a Willing Sacrifice for the Sins of God’s People?, October, 2007,

vs. Shabir Ally, Seattle, WA

 

Can We Trust What the New Testament Says about Jesus and the Gospel?, March 21, 2008, vs. Nadir Ahmed, Norfolk, VA

 

Does the Bible Teach Jesus is God?, April 12, 2008, vs. Jalal Abualrub, Fullerton, CA

 

The Freedom of God in Salvation April 3-9, 2008, vs. Steve Gregg Radio

 

Gay Marriage Debate vs. Dr. Michael K. Schutz, April 22, 2008, Hayward, CA

 

Did Jesus Claim to Be God? vs. Farhan Qureshi, September 21, 2008, Bellflower, CA

 

Was Jesus Crucified or Substituted? vs. Osama Abdullah, September 20, 2008, Bellflower, CA

 

Can We Trust the New Testament? vs. Osama Abdullah, September 20, 2008, Bellflower, CA

 

Does Belief in the Trinity Necessitate Shirk? vs. Adnan Rashid, November 11, 2008, London, England

 

Does Belief in the Trinity Necessitate Polytheism? vs. Abdullah al-Andalusi, November 13, 2008, Radio

 

Jesus: Divine Son of God or Prophet of Allah? vs. Sami Zaatari, November 13, 2008, London, England

 

Is Jesus Prophesied in the OT? vs. Shabir Ally, November 17, 2008, London, England

 

Is Muhammad Prophesied in the Bible? vs. Shabir Ally, November 17, 2008, London England

 

The Bible vs. the Qur’an: a Comparison vs. Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah, November 20, 2008, Duke University – Durham, NC

 

Does the Bible Misquote Jesus vs. Dr.Bart Ehrman, January 21, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

 

 

 

Teaching

 

Church History, Grand Canyon University, 1991-92, 95

Scholar in Residence, Grand Canyon University, 1995-1996

Apologetics, Grand Canyon University, 1996

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

Christian Philosophy of Religion, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998-2003

Christology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997

Systematic Theology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996, 1998, 2004

Apologetics, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003-2004, 2009

Development of Patristic Theology, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004

Current Issues in Apologetics, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005, 2007

Islam, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008

 

 

 

Education

 

B.A. Bible (Major in Biology, minor in Greek), Grand Canyon College, 1985.

M.A. Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1989

Th.M. Apologetics, Faraston Seminary, 1995

Th.D., Apologetics, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, 1998

D.Min, Apologetics, Columbia Evangelical Seminary, 2002

 

 

Elder, Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church (www.prbc.org)

 

 

Critical Consultant, New American Standard Bible Update (1995)

 

 

Married since 1982, two children, residing in Phoenix, AZ

 

 

 

 

 

James White, Jim Renihan (right) dialogue with

Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, August, 2005

 

 

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James answers questions in cross-examination in debate

with Islamic apologist Shabir Ally, Biola University, May, 2006

 

 

 

 

James White defends the text of Scripture against

noted scholar Bart Ehrman, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, 2009

 

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