Professor Wainwright chiefly teaches advanced seminars on the nature and functions of theology and on such cardinal topics as the doctrine of the Trinity. For fun he also offers a course on "Icon Theology" from time to time.
- Embracing Purpose: Essays on God, the World and the Church
- "Doxology," a systematic theology funded by worship
- "Lesslie Newbigin: A Theological Life"
- "The Oxford History of Christian Worship" co-ed. with Karen Westerfield Tucker