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What makes King different? I am asked this question frequently by prospective students and parents and by others who may not have been familiar with King. In the minds of most people there exists an image of a generic college or university, so how King diverges from that is what most interests ...
An excerpt from "Our Mission, Our Message" by King University President, Alexander W. Whitaker IV.
Recent Published Writings and Presentations

“Commitment to free speech an essential catalyst for success,” in the June 2022 issue of the Business Journal of the Tri-Cities, Tennessee/Virginia on King’s free speech statement.

Book Review: Charles Erlandson’s Take This Cup: How God Transforms Suffering into Glory and Joy, in the North American Anglican, February 11, 2022.

Book Review: Steve Wilkens’s What’s So Funny About God? A Theological Look at Humor, in the 

Book Review: Adam Neder’s Theology As a Way of Life: On Teaching and Learning the Christian Faith, in the American Academy of Religion’s Reading Religion, May 17, 2021.

“FROM UNIFORM TO UNIVERSITY: Here’s What to Know if You’re Considering a Career in Higher Education,” Military Officer Magazine, December 2020 (2021 Transition Guide).

BOOK REVIEW: LUKE GOODRICH’S Free to Believe: The Battle Over Religious Liberty in America, in the American Academy of Religion’s Reading Religion, November 20, 2020.

“Rediscovering J. B. Phillips: An Interview with Peter Croft,”  The North American Anglican, September 5, 2020.

“Always Turning to the Cross,” a book review of Michael Ramsey’s The Gospel and the Catholic Church: Recapturing a Biblical Understanding of the Church as the Body of Christ in The North American Anglican, August 2020.

Book Review: Melvyn Bragg’s William Tyndale: A Very Brief History in The North American Anglican, July 2020.

“Paul’s Theology of Work,” Puritan Reformed Journal, Print, July 2020.

“The Protestant Problem with Priesthood,” North American Anglican, June 2020.

“Is Theology Useless?” Theopolis Institute, May 2020. 

“Some of Life’s Best Lessons Can Be Learned in a Barber Shop,” Guest Column, Hometown Headlines, Rome, Ga., 28 May 2020.

“Disease, Deprecations, and Deliverance in an Age of Safe Spaces: Reflections from a University President,” Theopolis Institute, March 2020.

Why Those with Juris Doctors Are Not Called ‘Doctor’” LinkedIn article, February 2020.

“Faith as the Highest Work,” Theopolis Institute, January 2020

“The Problem of Bernard Jean Bettelheim, First Anglican Missionary to Japan,” Print, Anglican and Episcopal History Journal, December 2019.

“Two Solutions for the Problem of Pain,” Theopolis Institute, November 2019.

“The Mathematician and the Pop Star: A Pascal’s Wager Primer” and “Is the Betting Rigged in Pascal’s Wager?” Theopolis Institute, September 2019 (two-part series).