Dr. Jacob Alan Cook has been teaching courses in theology and philosophy at Friends since 2017, and he specializes in Christian ethics. His dissertation, Evangelicals and Identity Politics, passed with distinction, and he is currently revising it for publication with Fortress Academic/Lexington Books. During his doctoral studies, Jake also served as the associate director of Fuller’s Just Peacemaking Initiative, and his other interests include Christian resources for the care of creation and the life and work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He has written several chapters on peacemaking and Christian identity, and he is also developing a second book project that provides practical insights on Christian spiritual disciplines by engaging Bonhoeffer’s writings.
B.A., Friends University; M.Div., Mercer University; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary