Rick Wadholm, Jr., Vice President of Academics

Rick Wadholm, Jr. | Vice President of Academics


Education

Ph.D. (candidate), Pentecostal and Biblical Studies, Bangor University, Wales
Graduate Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.Div. Honours, Providence Theological Seminary
B.A., Biblical Studies and Global Studies, Trinity Bible College

Writings and Publications

Articles
Forthcoming "Higher Education," co-authored with William K. Kay, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism (Leiden: Brill).
"The Double Portion Spirit as Sign of the True Son of the Prophet," Canadian Theological Review.
2015 "Honoring Pentecostal Theologian Gordon Fee," Pneuma Review 18 (Winter 2015).
"What’s in a Day?: The Theological Significance of Yôm in Genesis 1," Didaskalia 24 (Spring 2015): pp. 75-98.
2014 "Hadad-Rimmon," Lexham Bible Dictionary (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press).
"Ono," Lexham Bible Dictionary (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press).
Book Reviews
Forthcoming Christopher J. H. Wright. How to Preach & Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2016) in Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament.
Michael Welker, ed. The Spirit in Creation and New Creation: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms (Grand Rapids, MI: 2012) in Pneuma Review.
2016 Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon. The Holy Spirit (Knoxville, TN: Abingdon, 2015) in Themelios 41.2 (2016): 371-72.
Matthew Newkirk. Just Deceivers: An Exploration of the Motif of Deception in the Books of Samuel (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015) in Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 5.1 (2016): 102-4.
Serge Frolov. Judges (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013) in The Pentecostal Educator 3.2 (Fall 2016): 45-47.
2015 Walter Bottom of FormBrueggemann. Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2014) in Pneuma Review (Spring 2015).
Samuel Wells and George Sumner. Esther & Daniel. Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2014) in Trinity Journal 36.1 (Spring 2015): 115-116.
2014 Dony K. Donev. The Life and Ministry of Rev. Ivan Voronaev: Now with a Special Addition of the (Un)Forgotten Story of the Voronaev Children ([S.l.]: Spasen Publishers, 2011) in Pneuma Review 17 (Fall 2014).
John Christopher Thomas, The Apocalypse: A Literary and Theological Commentary (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2012) in Pneuma Review (Summer 2014).
2012 David G. Firth and Paul D. Wegner, eds., Presence, Power, and Promise: The Role of the Spirit of God in the Old Testament (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2011) in Enrichment Journal 17.4 (Fall 2012): 136.
Books
Forthcoming 1 Kings. The Pentecostal Commentary on the Old Testament. Eds. Lee Roy Martin and John Christopher Thomas. Deo Pub.
Biblical and Theological Reflections on Community: Essays in Honour of August H. Konkel. Editor. McMaster Divinity College Press.
Chapters
2015 "N.T.Wright’s ’Justification’ and the Cry of the Spirit" in Janet Meyer Everts and Jeffrey S. Lamp, eds., Pentecostal Theology and the Theological Vision of N.T. Wright: A Conversation (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2015), pp. 60-75.
"Emerging Homiletics: A Pentecostal Response" in Lee Roy Martin, ed., Toward a Pentecostal Theology of Preaching (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2015), pp. 258-270.
Editing
2013 Executive Editor of The Pentecostal Educator a bi-annual e-journal of the World Alliance for Pentecostal Theological Education (2013-present):
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 4.1 (Spring 2017): 6-7.
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 3.2 (Fall 2016): 6-8.
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 3.1 (Spring 2016): 6-7.
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 2.2 (Fall 2015): 6-7.
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 2.1 (Spring 2015): 7-8.
"Volume Editorial" The Pentecostal Educator 1 (Fall 2014): 6-7.
Interviews "The Pentecostal Educator: An Interview with Rick Wadholm" by Raul Mock, Pneuma Review 17 (Fall 2014).
Translations
Forthcoming New English Translation (Apocrypha/Deutero-canon) – providing translation with critical commentary to the book of Judith.

Academic Presentations

2017 "Toward a Pentecostal Hermeneutic of the Former Prophets" – Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, St. Louis, MO
2016 "When Prophets Play the Lyre: Saul and the Strings of the Spirit" – Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, San Demas, CA
2015 "Finding the Spirit in the Former Prophets: A Historical Survey with Help from Elisha (2 Kings 2.13-18)" - Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Lakeland, FL
2014 "The Doubled Portion Spirit as Sign of the True Son of the Prophet" - Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Diego, CA
"The Theological Significance of Yôm in Genesis One" - Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Springfield, MO
2013 "What Time Is It? The Theological Motifs of Time in Genesis One" - Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, Victoria, BC
"Emerging Homiletics: A Pentecostal Response" – Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Seattle, WA
2011 "N.T.Wright’s ‘Justification’ and the Cry of the Spirit" – Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Memphis, TN
Theses
In Process "A Theology of the Spirit in the Former Prophets: A Pentecostal Perspective"
2012 "The Theological Meaning and Significance of Yôm in Genesis One"

Current Research Interests

Translation and comments on The Book of Judith for the New English Translation
Old Testament Studies (including the Biblical Languages)
Biblical and Practical Theology
Hermeneutics and Theological Interpretation
Pentecostal Homiletics
Pneumatology (Old Testament)

About

Rick is married (Jenn) and has four children (Bryce, Abbi, Cambria and Zoë). Rick has pastored several rural congregations in ND and MN for 14 years and is ordained with the Assemblies of God (USA). He is a regular speaker for churches, camps and conferences. He enjoys reading and discussing theology and Biblical Studies, most particularly the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Karl Barth.

Rick is an active member of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, the International Bonhoeffer Society, Pentecostals and Charismatics for Peace and Justice, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Society for Pentecostal Studies. He has helped found the Society for Pentecostal Studies Student Caucus (and currently serves as Chair). He also enjoys blogging on topics of translation, Biblical studies, pastoring and theology by contributing to four different blogs—his personal blogging adventures hosted at http://rickwadholmjr.wordpress.com.