The Philosophy and Theology major in the School of Theology and Ministry at IWU is designed to give students a strong base of intellectual reasoning required at the graduate and seminary level. The experienced and respected faculty is key to making the Philosophy and Theology major high-quality both academically and philosophically. Among the well-known and deeply admired faculty are Steve Horst (Philosophy) and Chris Bounds (Theology).

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Scott Burson; MA Asst Prof; Religion scott.burson@indwes.edu Department - Theology & Philosophy Division - *Theology & Ministry


Scott Burson is in his second year as a full-time faculty member at Indiana Wesleyan University, but he is no stranger to the IWU community. For six years, he served as the university’s Assistant Vice President for Marketing. While working in administration, Scott taught several sections of Humanities Philosophy, Becoming World Changers, and an Apologetics course in IWU’s College of Adult and Professional Studies. Scott teaches courses in Philosophy and Theology, and serves as the coordinator for the Sports Ministry major.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1985, University of Rio Grande
  • M.A., 2000, Asbury Theological Seminary


Scott is the co-author (with Dr. Jerry Walls) of C.S. Lewis and Francis Schaeffer: Lessons for a New Century from the Most Influential Apologists of Our Time (IVP, 1998). He has published more than 30 articles in a wide variety of periodicals and is a member of the International Society of Theta Phi, an honor society for theological students, scholars in the field of religion, and outstanding religious leaders.

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