James Dean Strauss (born July 3, 1929; died March 19, 2014) is an American theologian who was professor of theology and philosophy at Lincoln Christian Seminary from 1967-
Dr. Strauss is a graduate of the Cincinnati Bible Seminary, where he studied under R.C. Foster, Lewis Foster, George Mark Elliott and Grayson Ensign. At Christian Theological Seminary, it was Dr. Walter Sykes who made his impact. He earned the Th.M. At the Chicago Graduate School of Theology, and the D.Min from Eden Theological Seminary.
Lincoln Christian Seminary has dedicated an internet page to some of the more significant papers of Dr. Strauss:
There is a very good article on Dr Strauss here
Theology of Promise and the Theology of Grace