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Tyndale Theological Seminary
T.J. Marinello, PhD, FRHistS

T.J. Marinello, PhD, FRHistS


Professor Marinello believes that it is an incomparable privilege to teach and lead a classroom full of Christian brothers and sisters who come to Tyndale from around the world in order to deepen their knowledge of God as well as His work in the history of His Church.

His areas of research include ecclesiology, early Church history, and the history of the Christian Brethren.


  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Heverlee/Leuven, Belgium

Areas of Academic Interest

  • Ecclesiology, Church Fathers and Apostolic Fathers, Soteriology, Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) History and Practice.

Current Administrative Responsibilities

  • Co-Editor, Tyndale Theological Seminary Theses Series
  • Director of Spiritual Formation

Professional and Ministry Experience

  • Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
  • Member, Ecclesiastical History Society
  • Member, Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians
  • Book series editor, Studies in Brethren History
  • Book series editor, Tyndale Theological Seminary Theses Series
  • Book review editor, Journal of Global Christianity
  • “Professor” of Church history and general education, Emmaus Bible College, USA
  • Adjunct “Professor,” College of St. Francis, USA
  • Itinerant preacher and Bible conference speaker