W Robert Godfrey

W. Robert Godfrey is president of Westminster Seminary California and professor of church history. He received his M.Div. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.

"Dr. Godfrey has taught church history at Westminster Seminary California since 1981, having previously taught at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Stanford University, and Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is the third President of Westminster Seminary California and is a minister in the United Reformed Churches. He has spoken at many conferences including those sponsored by the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, and Ligonier Ministries." [1]

Selected Publications

Book chapters

  • "Martin Luther: An Evangelical Original" (Chapter 2, pages 45-55) in The Coming Evangelical Crisis: Current Challenges to the Authority of Scripture and the Gospel. Moody Press, 1996.
  • "The TV Church" (Chapter 8, pages 153-167) in The Agony of Deceit: What some TV Preachers are really Teaching (edited by Michael Horton). Moody Press, 1990.
  • "Westminster School" (pages 89-134) in Reformed Theology in America: A History of Its Modern Development. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1985.