Matthew Arbo serves as Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at Midwestern.
Arbo recently completed his dissertation on ethical debates over economic policy in eighteenth-century Europe at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a M.Th. in Christian Ethics from the University of Edinburgh and a M.A. and B.A. in Philosophy from Liberty University.
At Midwestern Arbo teaches Christian Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy and Christian Political Thought. He has published articles in Political Theology and Evangelical Review of Society and Politics and written several reviews for the Journal for the Society of Christian Ethics, Expository Times, Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology and Theological Book Review. In addition to these publications he has presented papers at the Evangelical Theological Society, Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, Templeton Foundation Workshops, and the Ethics and Social Theology Group of Tyndale House, Cambridge.
His research interests range broadly, encompassing Christian ethics, political theology, Augustine, philosophy of religion, historical theology (especially early-modern) and the history of economic thought. Before arriving at Midwestern, Arbo served as a tutor and part-time lecturer in Christian Ethics at the University of Edinburgh.
His wife, Ashli, is an attorney practicing civil law.