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Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Barry Creamer serves as president of Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. A trained philosopher and historian, he holds an M.Div. from Criswell College, and a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington. His writing has been featured on numerous print and electronic platforms.

Articles by Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Can social justice go hand-in-hand with Biblical justice?

Can social justice go hand-in-hand with Biblical justice?

January 12, 2021  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

With the world rightfully angry about many issues, to many, being told to leave vengeance to God often feels like a cop-out. What should Christians do?

Is God a narcissist?

Is God a narcissist?

May 19, 2020  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Throughout the Bible, we see a running theme of God demanding glory from those He has created. Doesn't that suggest vanity or self-obsession, asks a reader

Why did God create the devil?

Why did God create the devil?

March 10, 2020  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Satan is the evil ruler of this present age, but why did God create him in the first place? Didn’t He know Satan would wreak havoc on His creation?

What is the Biblical stand on abortion?

What is the Biblical stand on abortion?

January 21, 2020  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Abortion politics have become an extremely touchy subject. A reader asks if its acceptability can vary from case to case

How did Jesus escape original sin?

How did Jesus escape original sin?

December 10, 2019  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

If Jesus Christ was fully human, how could He have been born into the world sinless — and without the curse of the first Adam?

Is the Bible just a book of fairytales?

Is the Bible just a book of fairytales?

October 22, 2019  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Is there any truth to the popular notion that the events and characters described in Scripture are purely fiction?

Why is fornication a sin, apart from God saying so?

Why is fornication a sin, apart from God saying so?

September 10, 2019  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

Is it possible to condemn or reason against sex outside of marraige when one does not believe in God as the ultimate authority?

How should churches respond to abortion?
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How should churches respond to abortion?

August 28, 2019  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

The body of Christ bears a huge responsibility in speaking against the devaluing of human life as a “viable third option”

How does one draw the line between spiritual confidence and arrogance?

How does one draw the line between spiritual confidence and arrogance?

July 30, 2019  - By Dr. Barry K. Creamer

There's head knowledge and there's heart knowledge. A reader asks: at what point does one turn into the other, and how does one distinguish between the two?

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