Bruce L. Fields

Bruce Fields is associate professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, where he has taught since 1988. He is the author of Introducing Black Theology: Three Crucial Questions for the Evangelical Church (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001).


Though his primary concern was how to persuade people from diverse backgrounds to embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ (1 Cor 9:12, 23), Paul, nonetheless, embodies a principle common to all who would provide leadership to a community comprised of a multiplicitous collection of rigid truth claims and behaviors...