Rev. Dr. Flavien Pardigon
The Rev. Dr Flavien Pardigon was born and raised in southern France. He received his L.Th. and M.Th. from the Faculté Libre de Théologie Réformée in Aix-en-Provence and his Ph.D. in historical and theological studies from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America, Flavien’s ministry is to train and disciple church leaders in the emerging world. He currently works as a Tutor in Biblical Studies with the John Owen Centre. He is married with five children.
III. Educational Qualifications
2008 PhD in Theological and Historical Studies, Westminster Theological Seminary, (Philadelphia, PA).
1997 MTh in Systematic Theology, Faculté Libre de Théologie Réformée
1993 LTh Pastoral, Faculté Libre de Théologie Réformée (Aix-en-Provence, France).
1990 Baccalauréat C (theoretical science), mention Assez Bien.
1989 Baccalauréat D (experimental science), mention Assez Bien.
IV. Ministry Experience
A. Church ministry
2004- Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America
2002-2003 Ruling Elder, Calvary PCA, Willow Grove, PA.
2000-2002 Pastoral intern, Calvary PCA (Willow Grove, PA), with a focus on Christian education.
1994-1995 Assistant Chaplain in the Marine Nationale (Toulon, France).
1993-1994 Assistant Pastor with focus on the weekly worship service (leading and preaching)
2016- Tutor in Biblical Studies, John Owen Centre (London Seminary), London, UK.
2015- Guest Lecturer in Apologetics, Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington DC, USA.
2015-2016 MTh supervisor in Apologetics/Missiology, Faculté Jean Calvin, Aix-en-Provence, France.
2014- Lecturer in New Testament Greek exegesis, Equip (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).
2012-2013 Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology, Faculté Jean Calvin (Aix-en-Provence, France).
2012 Guest Lecturer in Systematic Theology, International Reformed Evangelical Seminary (Jakarta, Indonesia).
2011, 2012 Public lectures in Biblical Theology, Messiah’s Cathedral (GRII; Jakarta, Indonesia).
2011, 2013 Guest Lecturer, ministerial training program of the Presbyterian Church of Bangladesh (Gadzipur, Bangladesh).
2009-2010 Lecturer in Systematic and Biblical Theology, Institut de Théologie Evangélique du Sénégal (Dakar, Senegal).
2009 Guest Lecturer in Biblical Studies, North African LTh program (Tunis, Tunisia).
2008- Professor at large, Institut de Théologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (Djilass, Senegal).
2008 Guest Lecturer in Systematics at Elias Riggs Training Center (Sofia, Bulgaria).
2001 Guest Lecturer in Apologetics, Institut Farel (Montréal, Quebec).
2000-2004 Teaching Assistant in Apologetics, Systematic Theology and Ethics,
1995-1996 Teaching Assistant in Systematic Theology, Faculté Libre de Théologie Réformée
Paul Against the Idols: The Areopagus Speech as Anti-Idol Polemic (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, forthcoming).
Review of John Piper, A Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness (Wheaton: Crossway, 2016), Themelios 41.3 (Dec. 2016), pp. 553-55.
Review of Christopher M. Hays and Christopher B. Ansberry, eds., Evangelical Faith and the Challenge of Historical Criticism (London: SPCK; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2013), Themelios 39.3 (Nov. 2014), pp. 583-85.
“Areopagus Speech” and “Theology of Religions,” Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, edited by George T. Kurian (Blackwell, 2012).
“Cornelius Van Til,” Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, edited by George T. Kurian (Rowman, 2010).
French translation of Calvin K. Cummings, The Covenant of Grace: A Key to Understanding the Bible (GCP, 1989): L’alliance de grâce (ITAO, 2009).
The post-mortem edition of Dr. McKendree Langley, “Revolution and Reformation,” Reformatsiata: Istoria i Sbremenni Izmerenia (Sofia: Nov Bulgarski Universitet, 2007).
A revised and augmented English translation of Calvin’s ‟Christ la fin de la loi” in collaboration with Dr. David B. Garner: “Christ the End of the Law,” The Practical Calvinist: An introduction to the Presbyterian and Reformed Heritage, edited by Peter Lillback (Mentor, 2002).
Review of Dominique Tassot, La Bible au risque de la science: de Galilée au Père Lagrange (Paris: François-Xavier de Guibert, 1997), La Revue Réformée 201-1998/5.
VI. Professional Memberships
2015- Tyndale Fellowship
2013- Professional Association of Diving Instructors
2008- Evangelical Theological Society
2008- Society of Biblical Literature
2006- Association Francophone Européenne de Théologiens Évangéliques