Mount Rushmore of Theologians

Who’s on your Mount Rushmore of Theologians? Bob Turner visits with HST Alumnus and Harding University professor Mac Sandlin about Mac’s Mount Rushmore of Theologians.

This conversation flows from the most recent issue of where Bob shares the answer to this question from a number of scholars. Footnotes is Bob Turner’s newsletter of curated resources for ministers. .

Mac’s Mount Rushmore includes Athanasius, Augustine, Aquinas, and Calvin. The discussion on the video wrestles with the ideas of theologians “who have been most influential in the world” vs. “those who have been most influential in my life.”

Mac Sandlin teaches theology and philosophy at Harding University. He earned his M.Div. at HST and is currently in a Ph.D. program in theology at the University of Dayton.

Bob Turner preaches twice each month at the Church of Christ at White Station in Memphis. He has been with HST since 2009. He publishes a newsletter of curated resources for ministers called Footnotes. Subscribe here.

Harding School of Theology (HST), a seminary in Memphis, TN, has been equipping ministers since 1958. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools, and offering degree programs at the master’s and doctoral levels, HST equips Christian leaders to higher standards of ministry scholarship and challenges them to a deeper faith in God. Combining academic rigor and interpersonal connections, HST emphasizes student engagement in ministry as they study. HST is associated with Churches of Christ, is part of the Stone-Campbell Movement, and is part of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.