About CBS


Bruce L. McCormack


Bruce Lindley McCormack serves as the Director of the Center for Barth Studies. As Princeton Seminary’s Charles Hodge Professor of Systematic Theology, Bruce earned his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1989. He also holds an M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary and an honorary doctorate of theology from the Friedrich Schiller Universitat in Jena, Germany. A Presbyterian, Bruce is interested in the history of modern theology, from Schleiermacher and Hegel through Karl Barth. His courses cover Schleiermacher’s Glaubenslehre and the doctrine of atonement in Christian tradition. He is a member of the General Assembly committee commissioned to write a new catechism for the Presbyterian Church (USA) and has been a member of the panel on doctrine for the Church of Scotland. A member of the Karl Barth-Stiftung in Basel, Switerzland, he is North American editor of the Zeitschrift fuer Dialektische Theologie, published in Holland.

Nicola Whyte

Student Assistant

Nicola Whyte is a PhD student in Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. She holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts (Honours) in Divinity from the University of Edinburgh, and has also spent time working within the Church of Scotland. Her research interests include the theologies of Karl Barth and Friedrich Schleiermacher, political theology, and feminist theology.