Edmund J. Rybarczyk


Professor of Systematic Theology

Areas of Specialization: Eastern Orthodox Theology and Pentecostal-Charismatic History.

Education: B.A., Southern California College; M.A. and Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary. Dr. Rybarczyk teaches courses in Theology and Church History in the undergraduate program here at Vanguard. His areas of special expertise are Eastern Orthodox theology and Pentecostal Charismatic history, but he loves discussing the history and theology of the whole church. Dr. Rybarczyk is also the author of Beyond Salvation: Eastern Orthodoxy and classical Pentecostalism On Becoming Like Christ (Authentic), a book that won the annual Pneuma Award in 2005. Together with Dr. Eric Patterson, Dr. Rybarczyk has co-edited a book, The Future of the Pentecostal Movement in the United States (Lexington Books, 2007). He is also the author of numerous journal articles. Religion Faculty Published Works Lewis Wilson Institute for Pentecostal Studies