CCU Spotlights

David Kotter

David Kotter

Associate Professor of New Testament Studies
School of Theology

  • Ph.D. Candidate (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • M.Div. & M.A. New Testament, Summa Cum Laude (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
  • MBA & B.S. Engineering, Summa Cum Laude (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics (www.tifwe.org)
  • Associate Director for the Commonweal Project on Faith, Work, and Human Flourishing

Email: dkotter@ccu.edu

Phone: 303-963-3336

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • "Is Capitalism Based on Greed?" contributed to A Christian Critique of Capitalism (to be published in March, 2015).
  • "What Every Theologian Needs to Know about Faith, Work, and Economics" presented to the cross-disciplinary doctoral colloquium at the Southeast Baptist Theological Seminary (August, 2014)
  • "Does Economics Need to be Redeemed? A critique of John D. Mueller’s Redeeming Economics" to the colloquium on Ethics and Worldview (May, 2014)
  • "Ayn Rand vs. Jesus: What Can We Learn" Panel discussion at the Students for Liberty Conference, Washington D.C. (February, 2014)
  • "Remember the Poor: A New Testament Perspective on the Problems of Poverty, Riches, and Redistribution" Chapter contributed to For the Least of These: A Biblical View of the Poor (published January, 2014)
  • "The Distinction Between Greed and Self Interest" an invited Housh Talk (TED talk format) delivered to the 1892 Club of cross-disciplinary doctoral students at SBTS (2013)
  • "Better Grading Faster: Technologies to Improve Student Feedback and Save Instructor Time" presented to the Midwest Scholars Conference (2013)
  • "Greed or Self Interest: A Biblical Evaluation of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations" presented to the Association of Private Enterprise Education at the invitation of the Institute of Faith, Work and Economics (2013)
  • "Check Your Premises: Ayn Rand through a Biblical Lens" presented to the Association of Private Enterprise Education at the invitation of the Institute of Faith, Work and Economics (2012)
  • "Selfishness and Self-Interest: A Biblical Perspective of Ayn Rand" presented to the Midwest Scholars Conference (2012)
  • "Taking a Stand against Rand: A Biblical Evaluation of Ayn Rand’s Capitalism" presented to the Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting (2012)

Professional Societies and Honors

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Association of Private Enterprise Education
  • Kern Fellow at the Acton University
  • Kemper Fellowship for Management Studies
  • Edmund James Scholar

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