John Mullen, Ph.D., is a retired U.S. Naval Reserve Commander, who earned his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and specializes in epistemology and philosophies of religion and science. He has previously taught at St. Gregory’s University, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Oklahoma Baptist University, and Valparaiso University. Mullen began at Bethany in 2012.
Professor Tyler Atkinson received his Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Aberdeen and his Master’s of Divinity from the Divinity School, Duke University. His interests are in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, historical theology, theological ethics, Martin Luther, J.G. Hamann, theology and race, and sustainability. He has written a book titled, “Singing at the Winepress: Ecclesiastes and the Ethics of Work” published by London: Bloomsbury, 2015 and written articles for the Scottish Journal of Theology (forthcoming), and Studies in Christian Ethics (November, 2013). He is married to his high school sweetheart, Rachel Ann, and has a son. He enjoys playing and listening to music, trail running, and travel.