Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
W. Travis McMaken

Assistant Professor of Religion at Lindenwood University
e-mail: derevth [at] gmail [dot] com


  • PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, (anticipated) 2011.
  • MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, 2007.
  • BA, Biblical & Theological Studies, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, 2004.


  • “The Impossibility of Natural Knowledge of God in T.F. Torrance’s Reformulated Natural Theology,” International Journal of Systematic Theology 12.3 (2010): 319-40.
  • “Authority, Mission, and Institution: A Systematic Consideration of Matthew 28.18-20 in Karl Barth’s Doctrine of Baptism,” in Ecclesiology 53 (2009): 345-61.
  • “Election and the Pattern of Exchange in Karl Barth’s Doctrine of the Atonement,” in Journal of Reformed Theology 3.2 (2009): 202-18.
  • “What Hath Broadway to do with New Haven? Vanhoozer’s Canonically Dramatic Take on Lindbeck’s Cultural-Linguistic Turn,” in Koinonia: The Princeton Theological Seminary Graduate Forum 19 (2007): 67-84.
Edited Volumes
  • W. Travis McMaken and David W. Congdon (eds.), Karl Barth in Conversation (forthcoming with Wipf and Stock Publishers).
Select Book Reviews
  • Review of Eberhard Busch, Barth (Abingdon, 2008), Reviews in Religion and Theology 16.2 (2009): 250-1.
  • Review of John H. Armstrong (ed.), Understanding Four Views on Baptism, Counterpoints: Church Life (Zondervan, 2007), Reviews in Religion and Theology 16.2 (2009): 219-22.
  • Review of Gerrit Scott Dawson (ed.), An Introduction to Torrance Theology: Discovering the Incarnate Savior (T&T Clark, 2007), Reviews in Religion and Theology 16.1 (2009): 117-9.
  • Review of Leonard J. Vander Zee, Christ, Baptism and the Lord’s Supper: Recovering the Sacraments for Evangelical Worship (InterVarsity Press, 2004), Evangelical Review of Theology 32.3 (2008): 283-4.
  • Review of Michael Palmer, Moral Problems: A Coursebook for Schools and Colleges, 2nd ed. (Lutterworth Press, 2005), Reviews in Religion and Theology 15.3 (July, 2008): 449-51.
  • Review of Paul T. Nimmo, Being in Action: The Theological Shape of Barth’s Ethical Vision (T & T Clark, 2007), Center for Barth Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary (March 26, 2008):

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