Andrew T. Walker

Fellow

EPPC Fellow Andrew T. Walker, Ph.D., researches and writes about the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the moral principles that support civil society and sound government. A sought-after speaker and cultural commentator, Dr. Walker’s academic research interests and areas of expertise include natural law, human dignity, family stability, social conservatism, and church-state studies. The author or editor of more than ten books, he is passionate about helping Christians understand the moral demands of the gospel and their contributions to human flourishing and the common good. His most recent book, out in May 2021 from Brazos Press, is titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Secular Age.

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EPPC Fellow Andrew T. Walker, Ph.D., researches and writes about the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the moral principles that support civil society and sound government. A sought-after speaker and cultural commentator, Dr. Walker’s academic research interests and areas of expertise include natural law, human dignity, family stability, social conservatism, and church-state studies. The author or editor of more than ten books, he is passionate about helping Christians understand the moral demands of the gospel and their contributions to human flourishing and the common good. His most recent book, out in May 2021 from Brazos Press, is titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Secular Age.

In addition to his role with EPPC, Dr. Walker is an Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is an Associate Dean in the School of Theology and the Executive Director of the Carl F. H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement. He serves as the Executive Editor of Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology, a publication of The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and is a Contributing Editor at Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute. He is also the Public Affairs Advisor to the Kentucky Baptist Convention and a Fellow with the Research Institute of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

Dr. Walker’s analysis has been quoted among such outlets as the New York TimesThe Los Angeles Times, and Vox. His scholarly publications include articles and reviews in the Oxford Journal of Church and State and The Southwestern Journal of Theology. He writes regularly for such outlets as National ReviewFirst Things, The Gospel CoalitionChristianity Today, and Public Discourse. He is the author of the award-winning God and the Transgender DebateMarriage Is: How Marriage Transforms Society and Cultivates Human Flourishing, and editor of The Gospel for Life series. He is also an editor of the forthcoming volume Explorations in Baptist Political Theology (B&H Academic) alongside Thomas Kidd and Paul Miller. He is currently at work on an edited volume with Zondervan Academic on perspectives on the natural law and also on a natural law evangelical ethics volume.

Walker earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Southwest Baptist University, and he received his Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He previously served as a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation and as a Senior Fellow in Ethics at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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Andrew T. Walker Discusses Social Conservatism for the Common Good

December 28, 2023 | Guilt Grace Gratitude Podcast

Andrew Walker on Baptist Political Theology

October 30, 2023 | Theology for the Church

On October 30, 2023, scholar Andrew Walker appeared on Theology for the Church to discuss the contribution Baptists have made…

Andrew T. Walker on Christian Nationalism

October 25, 2023 | Christ Over All

On October 25, 2023, fellow Andrew T. Walker appeared on the Christ Over All to share his thoughts on Christian…

Andrew Walker on Natural Law

August 29, 2023 | Madison's Notes

On August 29, 2023, Fellow Andrew Walker appeared on Madison’s Notes to discuss the importance of natural law theory for…

AUDIO: Social Conservatism for the Common Good: A Protestant Engagement with Robert P. George

April 28, 2023 | New Books Network Podcast

Andrew Walker joined Hope J. Leman to discuss his 2023 book, Social Conservatism for the Common Good: A Protestant Engagement…

VIDEO: How should Christians respond to Critical Theory?

March 22, 2023 | WORLD News Group

On March 22, 2023, Moderator Albert Mohler along with EPPC scholars Andrew Walker and Carl Trueman discussed how believers should…

VIDEO: A Conversation with Dr. Robert P. George

February 15, 2023 | Southern Seminary

On February 15, 2023, EPPC’s Fellow Andrew T. Walker hosted Dr. Robert P. George and President of Southern Seminary Dr….

AUDIO: Conservatives, Progressives, and the Pursuit of the Common Good (Andrew Walker and Robert George)

February 6, 2023 | Crossway

What Does It Mean to Be a Conservative? In today’s episode, Dr. Robert P. George and Dr. Andrew Walker talk…

AUDIO: Abortion in America with Andrew T. Walker

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On January 20, 2023, Andrew Walker joined Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown on “Culture Friday” from WORLD Radio to discuss…

AUDIO: “Abortion in America” on Culture Friday with Andrew T. Walker

January 1, 2023 | WORLD Radio

On January 1, 2023, the “Culture Friday” show, hosted by Nick Eicher and Myrna Brown, discusses the March for Life,…