William Brackney 博士

William Brackney 博士最近剛由 Acadia 大學神學院以 Millard R. Cherry 基督思想與倫理領域傑出教授的身份退休。他目前擔任 Canadian Bible Society 執事會的主席,並被 Acadia 大學遴選為榮譽教授。他在 McMaster 大學神學院擔任校長和基督教歷史學的教授,也在多倫多神學院任教。Brackney 博士也在美國浸信會 Historical Society 擔任多年的總監,也在 Samuel B. Colgate Baptist Historical Collection 擔任過館長,而最近也成為 Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies 的總監。 他也是 Institut fur Baptismusstudien des Theologischen Seminars, Elstal, Germany 的成員,以及 Baptist Seminary, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 的研究委員之一。

Brackney 博士積極參與浸信會世界組織 Baptist World Alliance 的人權與神學教育委員會,並領導研究部門。目前他是 Interfaith Council of Nova Scotia 的決策委員會會長,以及 Continuing Committee of the Believers Church Conferences 總監。他是浸信會按立牧師,曾於德州和新斯科舍省牧會多年。Brackney 博士和妻子 Kathryn 目前住在新科舍省的 Gaspereau Valleyand 。夫婦育有三名子女。


    • 博士班課程

    • Human Rights and the Christian Tradition. Westport: Praeger Publishing, 2005.

    • Human Rights and the World’s Great Religions. 5 Volumes (Series Editor) Praeger Publishing, 2005.

    • Theology in Conversation: Essays in Honor of James Leo Garrett. (Editor and Contributor) Macon: National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, 2005.

    • Baptists in North America: An Interpretive History. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Publishers, 2006.

    • Historical Dictionary of the Baptists (Second and Revised Edition). Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2009.

    • Congregation and Campus: Baptists in Higher Education: An Interpretive and Typological History. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2009.

    • The A to Z Book of Baptists. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2009.

    • Studying Christianity: A Self-Critical and Confessional Interpretation. London: Continuum Press, 2009.

    • A Capsule History of Baptist Principles. Baptist History and Heritage Society, 2009.

    • Historical Dictionary of Radical Christianity. Lanham: Roman and Littlefield, 2012.

    • Human Rights and the World’s Religions (one volume revised and condensed) Praeger Press, 2013

    • Baptists in Early North America: Volume I, Swansea. Mercer University Press, 2013

    • Baptists in Early North America: Volume II: Providence, Rhode Island, Mercer University Press, 2013.

    • Baptists in Early North America: Volume III: Newport, Rhode Island, Seventh Day Baptists, Mercer University Press, 2017

    • “Introduction” to William Kiffen Writings, Vol. IV, edited by Larry J. Kreitzer (Released Fall, 2014)

    • “Hypocrites, Jews or Nobodies: Seventh Day Men in 17th Century England.” Sabbat und Sabbatobservanz in der Frühen Neuzeit (Schriften Des Vereins Fur Reformationsgeschicte, Nr. 217, 2016)

    • “Leonard Busher,” Bibliotheca Dissidentium, Tome XXX. Baden-Baden & Bouxwiller: Èditions Valentin Koerner, 2016

    • “Nurtured in Their Faith: Nonconformity as a Pathway to Women’s Opportunity.” Zeitschrift für Theologie und Gemeinde (ZthG) Hamburg: Verlag der GFTP, 2016.

    • “From Forensic Truth to Doctrine Mediated Through Experience: Justification by Faith in the Puritan and Nonconformist Traditions” in Aus Glasuben Gerecht: Weltweite Wirkung und Okumenische Rezeption Der Reformatorischen Rechfertigungslehre. Leipzig: EvangelischeVerlagsansstalt, 2017.

    • “Walter Rauschenbusch: Then and Now,” Baptist Quarterly 48/1 (January, 2017).


    • Bachelor of Arts (honors), University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1970

    • Master of Arts in Religion. The Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1972

    • Master of Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1974

    • Doctor of Philosophy (with distinction), Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Archives Administration. Modern Archives Institute, United States National Archives and Records Service Washington, D.C. 1979