J Todd Billings
J. Todd Billings is the Gordon H. Girod Research Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, MI. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Literature from Wheaton College (IL), his M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and his Th.D. from Harvard. His first book, "Calvin, Participation, and the Gift," won a 2009 Templeton Award for Theological Promise. His third book, "Union with Christ," won a 2012 Christianity Today Book Award. His 2015 book, "Rejoicing in Lament," gives a theological reflection on providence and lament in light of his 2012 cancer diagnosis. His popular-level articles have appeared in Christianity Today, The Christian Century, and Relevant magazine. He is married to Rachel M. Billings, an Old Testament scholar (Ph.D., Harvard). They have a lively household with two young children and a very opinionated cat. His website is www.jtoddbillings.com.