Dr. Daniel Isgrigg serves as Associate Professor of Spirit-empowered History with the College of Theology and Ministry. He teaches in the areas of research and Spirit-empowered history for the Ph.D. and D.Min program.  His area of expertise also includes the history of Pentecostalism, eschatology, and the history of ORU and Oral Roberts.

Dr. Isgrigg holds a Ph.D. in Pentecostal History and Theology from Bangor University (Wales), and is also an ORU Alum with B.A. and M.A. degrees in Theological-Historical Studies. Prior to coming to ORU, he served for 20 years in ministry in Assemblies of God churches in the Tulsa area.

Dr. Isgrigg the author of several books and articles on various aspects of Pentecostal and Charismatic history. A selection of the most recent include the following:

  • "The Unfinished Task in North America and its Impact on Spirit-empowered Christianity" Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology 7, no. 2 (2022): 151-68.
  • Imagining the Future: The Origin, Development, and Future of Assemblies of God Eschatology (Tulsa, OK: ORU Press, 2021)
  • Pentecost in Tulsa: The Revivals and Race Massacre that Shaped the Pentecostal Movement in Tulsa (Lanham, MD: Seymour Press, 2021)
  • Receiving Scripture in the Pentecostal Tradition: A Reception History, edited with Martin Mittelstadt and Rick Wadholm, Jr. (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2021).
  • “‘I Tried Poverty’: Exploring the Psychological Impact of Poverty and Prosperity in the Life of Oral Roberts” Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology 5, no. 1 (2020), 5-24.
  • “The Latter Rain Revisited: Exploring the Origins of the Central Metaphor in Pentecostalism,” Pneuma 41, no. 3–4 (2019): 439–457. (Winner of the Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship Outstanding Article 2020).
  • “Healing for All Races: Oral Roberts’ Legacy of Racial Reconciliation in a Divided City,” Spiritus 4, no. 2 (2019): 227-256.


View Dr. Isgrigg's CV here.

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