Chad Van Dixhoorn (PhD) is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary (MDiv, ThM) and the University of Cambridge (PhD), he has taught theology at the University of Nottingham, and has held three fellowships at the University of Cambridge, where he has researched the history and theology of the Westminster assembly and taught on the subject of Puritanism.
A former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, in 2013 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in recognition of his five-volume work on the Westminster assembly, published by Oxford University Press. Van Dixhoorn also serves as an honorary research fellow in the School of History at the University of East Anglia, UK.
Van Dixhoorn has lectured at RTS Washington since 2008 where he teaches church history and practical theology. He has served as Associate Professor of Church history at RTS Washington since 2013, and as Chancellor’s Professor of Historical Theology for RTS since 2015.
Van Dixhoorn served as a pastor at Cambridge Presbyterian Church (UK) and then at Grace Presbyterian Church (Vienna, VA) for nine years.
John Bower (MD, ThM) is associate professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University and adjunct professor of Church History at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh. He has published, The Larger Catechism: A Critical Text and Introduction as part of the Westminster Assembly Principal Documents Series through Reformation Hertiage Books.