MANGINA, JOSEPH L. Contact Areas of Interest

Mangina, Joseph L.
  • Systematic theology
  • Theological method
  • Ecumenical theology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Sacraments
  • Theology and apocalyptic, atonement and sacrifice
  • History of exegesis
  • Theological interpretation of Scripture
  • Theology of Karl Barth
  • Postliberal theology


Joseph L. Mangina was born in the United States. He has been Professor of Theology, Wycliffe College, Toronto School of Theology, since 1998. He received his PhD from Yale University in 1994, and later taught at Le Moyne College and Yale Divinity School. He is the author of two books on the theology of Karl Barth, as well as the volume on Revelation in the Brazos Theological Commentary series. He serves on the Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogue commission for Canada and is an advisor to the Bishop’s Commission on Healing for the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. He is currently working on a long-range project in constructive ecclesiology.

Primary Teaching

  • Systematic Theology I and II, Ecclesiology, Sacraments, Atonement

Selected Publications

Karl Barth : Theologian of Christian Witness (Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2004)

Revelation, Brazos Theological Commentary series (Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, 2010)

« Baptism at the Turn of the Ages, » in Apocalyptic and the Future of Theology : with and Beyond J. Louis Martyn, ed. Joshua Davis and Douglas Harink (Eugene, OR : Cascade Press, 2012)

« God, Israel, and Ecclesia in the Apocalypse, » in Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation, ed. Richard Hays and Stefan Alkier (Waco, TX : Baylor University Press, 2012)

« Christian Life, » in The Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth, ed. Richard Burnett (Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2013)