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Dr Leow Theng Huat

Dr Leow Theng Huat

LLB (National University of Singapore)
MDiv (Trinity Theological College, Singapore)
PhD (University of St Andrews, UK)

Denomination: Methodist

Area of Research: Theology (E)

Area of interest:
Theodicy, Christology, Soteriology, post-Enlightenment Theology, Dialectics as a Theological Method

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Leow Theng Huat teaches Theology. He is a member and local preacher of Wesley Methodist Church. During his student days at the National University of Singapore, he was actively involved in the ministry of the Varsity Christian Fellowship, and has served for a period of time as an associate staff worker of the Fellowship of Evangelical Students. Theng Huat has worked both in the private sector and the civil service prior to embarking on his theological studies. In addition to his duties at Trinity Theological College, Theng Huat has an active preaching, teaching and writing ministry amongst the churches and para-church organisations in Singapore.




  • The Theodicy of Peter Taylor Forsyth: A “Crucial” Justification of the Ways of God to Man. Eugene: OR: Pickwick Press, 2011.
  • Ed., What Young Asian Theologians Are Thinking. Singapore: Trinity Theological College, 2014.


  • “The ‘Cruciality of the Cross’: P.T. Forsyth’s Understanding of the Atonement.” International Journal of Systematic Theology 11, no.2 (2009): 190-207.
  • “The ‘Augustinian’ and ‘Irenaean’ Models of Theodicy: Possibilities for Reconciliation?” Trinity Theological Journal 19 (2011): 93-109.
  • “The Atonement: One Crucial Event, Several Necessary Perspectives.” In Christian Ministry: Love in Action, edited by Daniel K.S. Koh, 52-68. Singapore: Methodist Welfare Services, 2012.
  • “‘Both Villain and Victim’: Our Relationship and Response to Sin, and its Overcoming.” Church and Society in Asia Today 15, no.3 (Dec 2012): 153-161
  • “The Church in Singapore and the Judgement of God.” In Engaging Society: The Christian in Tomorrow’s Singapore, edited by Michael Nai-Chiu Poon, 98-115. Singapore: Trinity Theological College, 2013.
  • “Bruce McCormack’s Understanding of the Relationship between Election and the Trinity: The Possibility of an Opposite Route to the Same Destination.” Trinity Theological Journal 21 (2013): 30-42.
  • “‘For Goodness’ Sake’: Some Observations on the Justification for Dialectics in Christian Theology.’ In What Young Asian Theologians Are Thinking, edited by Leow Theng Huat, 115-126. Singapore: Trinity Theological College, 2014.
  • “Tradition and Authority in Christianity.” In Religious Tradition and Authority in a Post-Modern World: Building Bridges Programme 2012-2013, edited by Mohammad Hannan Hassan and Malcolm T.H. Tan, 2-11. Singapore: Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS), 2015.
  • “The Elect And Non-Elect As Historically Dynamic Categories: Lesslie Newbigin’s Reconceptualization of the Doctrine of Election.” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 34, no. 2 (Autumn 2016): 188-202.
  • “Christian Critique of Same-Sex Marriage.” In Homosexuality, the Bible and the Church, edited by Keith Lai, Terry Kee and Ngoei Foong Nghian, 97-117. Singapore: National Council of Churches of Singapore, 2021.
  • “The Sacramentality of Marriage: A Protestant Perspective.” Asia Journal of Theology 34, no. 2 (Oct 2021): 215-237.
  • “The Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Its Implications for the Seminary Curriculum.” In A Beautiful Life: Festschrift in Honour of Rev Dr Simon Chan on his 70th Birthday, edited by Andrew Peh, 71-88. Singapore: Trinity Theological College (forthcoming).


  • Review of Amos Yong, Renewing Christian Theology: Systematics for the Global Christianity (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2014). Asian Journal of Theology 30, no. 2 (Oct 2016): 287-303.
  • Review of Timoteo D. Gener and Stephen T. Pardue, eds., Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives (Cumbria: Langham Global Library, 2019). Asian Journal of Theology 34, no. 1 (Apr 2020): 128-144.
  • Review of Graham Joseph Hill, Salt, Light and a City: Conformation—Ecclesiology for the Global Missional Community, 2nd ed., vol. 2: Majority World Voices (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2020). Asian Journal of Theology 35, no. 1 (Apr 2021): 130-33.