Randall Bush, University Professor of Philosophy and Christian Studies Emeritus at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, from 1991 to the present, holds two earned doctorates, one in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and the other in Modern Theology from the University of Oxford, England. His Oxford doctoral thesis was published under the title, Recent Ideas of Divine Conflict. For twelve years, he served as Director of Union’s Interdisciplinary Honors Program.
Bush is author of God, Morality, and Beauty: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Problem of Evil and numerous academic articles. He also is a novelist and a children’s book writer whose published creative works include a young-adult fantasy novel, The Quest for Asdin; four children’s Christmas novels, Gabriel’s Magic Ornament, Widgmus World, The Mailbox Tree, and A Christmas Comedy; and an illustrated poem, The Caterbury Tails. His collection of original hymns, Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, is available in paperback, hardback, and a Kindle edition that features only the texts. The music files are available on this website under Hymn and Music Audio Files. Bush is also an accomplished pianist and vocalist and has served as an organist at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Tennessee.