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Assistant Principal & Lecturer

Revd Dr Lina Toth

BA (Theol) (Lithuanian Christian College), BA (English) (Lithuanian Christian College), MTh (Wales), PhD (Wales)

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Dr Toth comes from Lithuania and is Assistant Principal Lecturer in Practical Theology at the Scottish Baptist College. Previously she served as a Course Leader, Lecturer and later as Pro-Rector and Academic Dean at the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague. A musician and artist as well as a theologian, she remains involved in the wider church life, and is particularly interested in exploring various aspects of ethics, spirituality, and theology of culture.

Book Chapters

Singleness and Marriage After Christendom: New Ways of Being and Doing Family (Oregon: Wipf&Stock, forthcoming)

Transforming the Struggles of Tamars: Single Women and Baptistic Communities (Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2014). ISBN: 978-1-62564-108-3.

Edited, with Parush R Parushev and Rollin G Grams. Academic Reasoning, Research and Writing in Religious Studies: A Concise Handbook. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Prague: International Baptist Theological Seminary, 2014. ISBN: 978-80-87006-11-5.


“Revival Among the Aliens: The Case of Lithuanian Baptists”. In William L. Pitts, Jr. (ed.), Baptists and Revivals: Papers from the Seventh International Conference on Baptist Studies (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2018), 304-323.

“Strangers in the Land and True Lovers of the Nation: The Formation of Lithuanian-speaking Baptist Identity, 1918-1940” in Perichoresis Vol. 16, No. 1 (2018): 99-117.

‘Gender’ in Martin Davie et al (eds.), New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic (London: IVP, 2016), 358-359.

“From the Love of Friends to the Love of Strangers: Reflections on Friendship and Discipleship”, in Baptistic Theologies 7, No. 2 (2015), 73-87.

“The Practice of Humour and our Spirituality: Some Reflections” in Journal of European Baptist Studies 14, No. 3 (2014), 22-33.

“Leadership as a Virtuous Practice” in Baptistic Theologies 5, No. 1 (2013), 119-132.

“Struggling with Female Happiness: God's Will and God's Blessing in Primary Evangelical Theology,” in Pieter J. Lalleman, Peter J. Morden and Anthony Cross (eds.), Grounded in Grace: Essays to Honour Ian M. Randall. Centre for Baptist History and Heritage Series (Oxford: Regent’s Park College: 2013, 277-291).

“From the Edge: On Approaching the Task of Breaking Open the Word,” in Fausto A. Vasconcelos (ed.), Baptist Faith & Witness, Book 4: Papers of the Study and Research Division of the Baptist World Alliance 2005-2010 (Falls Church: Baptist World Alliance, 2011), 97-105.