Francis Jr. S. Samdao

  • Baguio City School of Arts and Trades (Hotel and Restaurant Services)
  • Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (BTh & MDiv)
  • Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary (Candidate – ThD)

Mr. Francis Samdao is currently a Teaching Fellow and a facilitator in the Supervised Ministry Program. He teaches courses in theology, which include: Introduction to the Church Fathers. He is married to Shilo.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • “On the Idea of Contextualization: Cultural Sensitivity and Catholic Sensibility,” Evangelical Review of Theology 46, 1 (February 2022): 51-61.
  • “What Has Cordilleran Spirituality to Do with Evangelicals?” Asia Journal of Theology 35, 2 (October 2021): 238-255.
  • “A Baptist Quadrilateral? A Filipino Outsider’s Perspective on Baptist Identity,” Evangelical Review of Theology 45, 1 (February 2021): 41-53.

Reviews

  • Review of James K. A. Smith. The Nicene Option: An Incarnational Phenomenology (Baylor University Press, 2021) for Themelios 47, 2 (August 2022): 420-422.
  • Review of Louis Markos, From Plato to Christ: How Platonic Thought Shaped the Christian Faith (IVP 2021) for the Evangelical Review of Theology 46, 3 (August 2022): 284-285.
  • Review of Ike Miller, Seeing by the Light: Illumination in Augustine’s and Barth’s Readings of John (IVP, 2020) for Southeastern Theological Review 13, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 125-126.
  • Review of Oliver D. Crisp, God, Creation, and Salvation: Studies in Reformed Theology (T&T Clark, 2020) for Southeastern Theological Review 12, 2 (Fall 2021): 114-116.
  • Review of David W. Bebbington, Baptist through the Centuries: A History of a Global People (Baylor University Press, 2018) for Evangelical Quarterly 92, no. 2 (2021): 186-187.
  • Review of Eamon Duffy, A People’s Tragedy: Studies in Reformation (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2020) for the Evangelical Review of Theology 45, 3 (August 2021): 286-287.
  • Review of David Hunsicker, The Making of Stanley Hauerwas: Bridging Barth and Postliberalism (IVP Academic, 2019) for the Evangelical Review of Theology 45, 2 (May 2021): 188-189.
  • Review of Samantha L. Miller, Chrysostom’s Devil: Demons, the Will and Virtue in Patristic Soteriology (IVP Academic, 2020) for the Asia Journal of Theology 35, 1 (April 2021): 124-125.