Matthew Brake, MDiv

Adjunct Faculty, General Education

Matthew Brake attended the Elim Bible Institute in Rochester, NY for his undergraduate work in Biblical Studies.

He went to Virginia Beach to attend Regent University’s School of Divinity in 2006 where he graduated with a Master’s of Divinity in 2009 after completing his thesis, Soren Kierkegaard & Pentecostalism: A Dialogue, a study of the role that religious experiences and spiritual transformation play in the writings of Kierkegaard and in Pentecostal theology.

Currently, he is finishing a dual master’s program George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, pursuing an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Religion, Cultures, and Values and an MA in Philosophy; he is also completing a thesis on Kierkegaard, mysticism, and ethics.

Mr. Brake has written extensively on the work of Soren Kierkegaard, having contributed numerous articles to the series Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources. He is a contributor to the Pop Culture and Philosophy blog “And Philosophy,” and he has book chapters in Deadpool and Philosophy (Open Court Publishing) and Wonder Woman and Philosophy (Blackwell) with book chapters in many more forthcoming titles.

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