Millard Erickson (b. 1932) is Distinguished Professor of Theology at Western Seminary, Portland, and the author of the widely acclaimed systematics work Christian Theology along with more than twenty other books. He was professor of theology and academic dean at Bethel Seminary for many years. He earned a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, a B.D. from Northern Baptist Seminary, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.
Erickson, an ordained Baptist minister, is a fairly conservative evangelical and only moderately Calvinistic. He is accomodating of alternate views on a number of issues, but one of the most vocal opponents of the most liberal side of evangelicalism. As a member of Christians for Biblical Equality, he is an egalitarian. Erickson is also a prominent critic of open theism and postmodernism.
Gheens Lectures at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2008)
- Can Theology Learn from History?
- Can Theology Learn From Physics?
- Can Theology Learn From Economics?
- Christian Theology, Baker Academic; 2nd edition (July 1998) ISBN 0801021820
- Truth or Consequences: The Promise & Perils of Postmodernism, InterVarsity Press (January 2002) ISBN 0830826572
- Reclaiming The Center: Confronting Evangelical Accommodation In Postmodern Times, Crossway Books (October 2004) ISBN 1581345682
- A Basic Guide to Eschatology: Making Sense of the Millennium, Baker Academic; Rev. ed. (January 1999) ISBN 0801058368
- What Does God Know and When Does He Know It?, Zondervan (May 2006) ISBN 0310273382
- On Flying in Theological Fog (PDF), an excerpt from Reclaiming the Center (2004)