Roger Olson is the Foy Valentine professor of Christian theology and ethics at George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas.
Roger’s articles that have appeared on are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Iowa and South Dakota.

2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?

Philippians 2:12-13.

It sums up the whole biblical message; this is the paradox of grace that is at the heart of everything the Bible tells us about salvation.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“The Truman Show.”

It perfectly illustrates why Calvinism cannot be true.

4. Who are three people you admire?

Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr. and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I love Southern Gospel music and have 65 Southern Gospel songs on my iPod. I listen to them often and keep adding to the collection.

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