Leonard Payton

Dr. Leonard Payton was the chief musician at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. He then attended Concordia Theological Seminary and entered the ministry, currently serving as pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park, IL. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego, and has contributed to Reformation and Revival, Crossroads, and Modern Reformation.


Volume 25

Guests on Volume 25: Douglas Groothuis, on The Soul in Cyberspace; Harold Bloom, on the Gnostic view of creation and fall; Gilbert Meilaender, on the outlines of a distinctively Christian bioethics; Susan Bergman, on martyrs and the meaning of suffering; Paul Marshall, on international persecution of Christians; George Marsden, on The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, on divorce as a democratic institution; and Leonard Payton, on The Pilgrim's Progress by Ralph Vaughn Williams.