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Rev Dr Michael McClenahan

Systematic Theology and Church History Department

Rev Dr Michael McClenahan

MA, MA, MSt, DPhil, Cert Min.

Professor of Systematic Theology
P: 028 9020 5080

Dr Michael McClenahan was born and received his early education in Northern Ireland. He holds MA degrees from the University of Oxford in Jurisprudence (St John's College) and Theology (Exeter College). During his doctoral studies at the University of Oxford he pursued research at Yale University  (2004-2006) and was a Graduate Research Student at Yale Divinity School, a Fellow of the Jonathan Edwards Centre at Yale University and a Graduate Fellow of Jonathan Edwards College.

On completion of his doctoral studies he was licentiate assistant minister in Greenwell Street Presbyterian Church (2007-2010) and subsequently minister of Knappagh & Lislooney Presbyterian Churches (2011-2015) and Stated Supply minister in Vinecash Presbyterian Church. He lectured in Christian doctrine for a number of years at the Cornhill Training Course in Belfast.

Dr McClenahan is currently under contract to write works on aspects of the theology of Jonathan Edwards. He is contributing editor for and He is an associate editor of the forthcoming BibleMesh Study Bible with Zondervan (2018).


The Unapologetic Study Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2017) [Associate Editor and Contributor]

'Justification by Faith Alone' in A Reader's Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards (Crossway, 2017) Edited by Nathan A Finn & Jeremy Kimble

Jonathan Edwards and Justification by Faith (Routledge, 2012)

NOTE: Rev Dr McClenahan takes up post on 1 September 2017 and thus will become Rev Professor McClenahan on that date.


Rev Dr Michael McClenahan