Nathan P. Feldmeth

Assistant Professor of Church HistorySchool of Theology

Contact Information
AB, Occidental College
ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Edinburgh

Nathan Feldmeth is assistant professor of church history in the School of Theology. He has taught at Fuller since 1982. Current research topics include exegetical method in Tudor England, the Anglo-Saxon church, and the tensions that exist between Christian theology and science.

Dr. Feldmeth has authored The Pocket Dictionary of Church History (2008) and contributed to several dictionaries, including the Dictionary of Christianity in America, The Global Dictionary of Theology, and A New Dictionary of Christian Theology. He teaches Early Church History, Medieval and Reformation Church History, American Church History, Modern Church History, Christianity and Science in Historical Perspective, and Women in Church History and Theology, and Theology of C. S. Lewis.

As a longtime faculty member and administrator for Fuller’s regional campuses, Feldmeth is actively committed to “making superb training for Christian ministry available to the many students who want a Fuller degree but cannot move to Pasadena.”

Feldmeth recently assumed the position of “Teaching Elder” at the Water’s Edge Church, a Presbyterian fellowship in El Segundo, CA.

Courses Taught

  • CH500: Early Church History
  • CH502: Medieval and Reformation History
  • CH504: Modern Church History
  • CH506: American Church History
  • CH527: Christianity and Science in Historical Perspective
  • CH575: Women in Church History and Theology
  • ST574: Theology of C. S. Lewis

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching

Church history, women in church history, history of exegetical method, the historic tension between Christian theology and science, Christian humanism, William Tyndale, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Anglican Church


  • Pocket Dictionary of Church History. InterVarsity Press, 2008. Russian language edition, 2010.
  • “Medieval Theology,” in Global Dictionary of Theology: A Resource for the Worldwide Church. IVP Academic 2008.
  • “William Tyndale,” in Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. InterVarsity Press, 1998.
  • “Atheism,” “Agnosticism,” in Dictionary of Christianity in America. InterVarsity Press, 1990.
  • “Erasmus” and “Humanism, including Christian Humanism: Renaissance,” in New Dictionary of Christian Theology. InterVarsity Press, 1988.

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