J. Tyler Campbell

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J. Tyler Campbell

Doctoral Student

  • Teaching Assistant


Tyler Campbell is a doctoral student studying historical and systematic theology and specializing in medical ethics and disability studies. His masters thesis, defended at the University of Waterloo in 2016, examined the implications of Gregory of Nyssa's view of the body for the contemporary discourse on disability. In addition to his theological research Tyler has worked in a variety of settings as a case manager and in support roles with individuals with developmental disabilities.


  • M.T.S. University of Waterloo, Conrad Grebel University College
  • B.A. Religion, Bluffton University.

Scholarly Publications and Presentations


Book Review. "Hans Boersma, Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach" (Oxford University Press, 2015) in the Conrad Grebel Review (Forthcoming).

Book Review. "Katherine Sonderegger, Systematic Theology: Volume 1, The Doctrine of God" (Fortress Press, 2015) in the Stone Campbell Journal (Forthcoming).

Book Review. "Catherine Keller, Cloud of the Impossible: Negative Theology and Planetary Entanglement" (Columbia University Press, 2015) in the Conrad Grebel Review Volume 34 Number 2.

Book Review. "Elaine A. Robinson, Exploring Theology" (Fortress Press, 2014) in the Stone-Campbell Journal Volume 19, Number 1.

Book Review. "John R. Searle, Seeing Things As They Are: A Theory of Perception" (Oxford University Press, 2015) in Englewood Review of Books (Online Edition, September 2015).

Book Review. "R.J. Snell, Acedia and its Discontents: Metaphysical Boredom in an Empire of Desire" (Angelico Press, 2015) in Englewood Review of Books (Online Edition, August 2015).

Book Review. "Ronald J. Sider, Nonviolent Action: What Christian Ethics Demands but Most Christians Have Never Really Tried" (Brazos Press, 2015) in Englewood Review of Books (Online Edition, March 2015).


"The Perfect Bodily Life: Perception and Expression in Gregory of Nyssa and Maurice Merleau-Ponty." American Academy of Religion Midwest Region, Muncie, Indiana, March 2017.

“Understanding Unity: Disability and Byzantine Theological Anthropology.” American Academy of Religion Eastern International Region, Montreal, Quebec, May 2015.