Dr. Andrew McCoy

Director, Center for Ministry Studies/Asst. Prof. of Ministry Studies
616.395.7320mccoya@hope.edu
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Dr. Andy McCoy joined Hope College in 2012 and currently serves as assistant professor of ministry studies and director of the Center for Ministry Studies. He leads the studies in ministry minor program and oversees other student programs including Emmaus Scholars, Lilly Scholars, CrossRoads Scholars and Pre-Seminary Society. He also serves as co-director for the Continuum Scholars Faculty Development Program.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Dr. McCoy’s scholarly interests include Christian worship and spiritual formation, contemporary culture and interdisciplinary research on the relationship between Christian faith and science.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., theology, University of St. Andrews, 2009
  • M.Div., theology, The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, 2004
  • M.A. counseling, Western Seminary, 2002
  • B.M., vocal performance, Belmont University, 1997

AWARDS & Select PUBLIcations

  • Nyenhuis Convergent Scholars Grant, Hope College, summer 2016 for student-faculty interdisciplinary research in theology and economics
  • “Original Sin: An Irenaean View,” in Finding Ourselves After Darwin: Conversations about the Image of God, Original Sin, and the Problem of Evil, Stanley P. Rosenberg, general editor, Baker Academic, forthcoming 2017
  • “Salvation (Not Yet?) Materialized: The Possibilities and Potential Problems of Expressing Suffering in Global Pentecostal Music and Worship,” in The Spirit of Praise: Music & Worship in Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity, Amos Yong and Monique Ingalls, editors, Penn State University Press, 2015
  • “Putting Christian Congregational Song on the Geographer’s Map,” co-authored with John D. Witvliet, in The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices, and Politics, vol. 4, edited by Stanley D. Brunn, Springer Publishing, 2015

Select Presentations

  • “Call-Forwarding: Programming Vocation as a Receptive Ecumenical Alternative to Faculty Confusion and Conflict over Faith,” co-presented with Jonathan Hagood, Lilly Fellows Regional Conference, Georgetown University, Georgetown, Kentucky, January 2016
  • “Perfecting Incarnation: Considering Evolution and the Time of Redemption in Christ,” Reimaging the Intersection of Evolution and the Fall, The Colossian Forum, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, March 2015
  • “The Last Temptation of Marty: Faith and Excess in the Scorsese Oeuvre,” Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, October 2014
  • “The Possibilities and Complexities of Expressing Suffering in Global Pentecostal Music and Worship,” Christian Congregational Music Conference, Ripon College, Oxford, UK, August 2013
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Dr. Andrew McCoy

Phone Number616.395.7320

VanZoeren 249/250 41 Graves Place Holland, MI 49423-3698