Christian Scholars Directory: H-M

by Anna Blanch on August 9, 2009

The Christian Scholars Directory endeavours to include Christian sociologists, historians, economists, literary critics, and other scholars it seems apparent is a Christian Scholar. For what I mean by that, look here. You can read the background of the directory in this Introductory Post which also provides an index to all the posts separated into alphabetical segments. I’m open to comments and suggestions, especially for additional blogs and sites (send them to or make a comment).


Harry Hahne – Associate Professor of New Testament at Golden Gate Baptist Seminary, Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Hahne’s biblical studies research interests include the New Testament citations of the Old Testament, theology of nature, Pauline theology, the relationship between Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity, and computer-assisted biblical research. The site has a few articles on theological subjects and on computer assisted biblical research.

Charles Halton – Instructor of Old Testament Interpretation at Southern Seminary and Bible and Ancient Near East PhD candidate at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Halton explores a broad range of topics including reviews of scholarly articles, books in Awilum and his own research discoveries, all on ancient near eastern texts

James Hamilton – Jim Hamilton is an Associate Professor of Biblical Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky (Faculty Page). He was previously Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Houston Campus, Texas. He provides links to most of his published articles and book reviews at his blog, For His Renown. [Correction HT: Ched]

Philip A. Harland – Associate Professor, York University, Toronto. Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean discusses social and religious life among Greeks, Romans, Jews, Christians, and others in the Roman empire and presents a number of articles on early Christianity, as well as extensive resources on the social world of early Christianity.. Recently the blog seems to be focusing on disseminating the podcasts of the author on topics relating to the ancient world

Trevor Hart
– Professor of Divinity and Director of the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts in the University of St Andrews. This site has a list of his books while this site has links to a series of lecture Hart gave while in Sydney in 2009 on Science, Faith, God, the Arts, and Imagination.

Stanley Hauerwas – Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics, Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina. Articles and addresses on political and cultural issues, as well as interviews and biographical articles about Hauerwas.

Chris Heard – Associate Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University is the author of Higgaion. He also describes himself as “a Star Trek fan, Anachronism player and volunteer, Macintosh partisan, and all-around nice guy”. this blog straddles the line between scholar blog and personal blog, with an emphasis on the personal.

Paul Helm – Paul Helm, Professor of Theology, Highland Theological College, discusses philosophical theology on Helm’s Deep. [Correction HT: David Mackinder ]

Davey Henreckson – an incoming graduate student of theology at the University of Notre Dame. Theopolitical focuses on scholarly discussions that relate to the intersection of politics and theology. This blog catalogs online resources for the “recently revitalized field of political theology” and presents posts which range from “the inscrutably theoretical to the impossibly pop-political.”

Ted Hildebrandt – Professor of Bible, Gordon College, Wenham, MA. Links to many excellent evangelical articles and “e-sources” from journals and other sources on many bible books (pentatech, wisdom literature, new testament, plus new england history resources).

Steve Holmes Steve Holmes is a lecturer in Theology at St. Mary’s College, St Andrew’s, Scotland. His blog, Shored Fragments offers “fragments of theology,” that is to say:

This is a place where I record ideas that seem interesting enough to share, but are so minor, so undeveloped, or so exploratory, that they do not belong in any more formal published format.

This is a helpful caution to a reader who may expect more developed thought. He also develops his ideas on what it means to be a theologian.

H. Wayne HouseDr. H. Wayne House is Distinguished Research Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Faith Evangelical Seminary (Tacoma, WA). and Adjunct Professor of Law, Trinity Law School of Trinity International University. Website presents articles on theology, law, ethics and other subjects.

David Howard – Professor of Old Testament, Bethel Seminary. The site contains a great list of resources for biblical studies.

Richard G. Howe – Dr. Howe is Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics and Director of the Ph.D program at Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC with his brother Thomas (see below), a Christian Apologist and writer. His site has several of his articles.

Thoms A. Howe – Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages, Southern Evangelical Seminary. Site has good articles on biblical issues, and good reviews of Brian McLaren and the late Stanley Grentz.

Alan Hultberg – Professor at Biola University. Class maerials and outlines are available on New Testament issues, exposition and Daniel, as well as some Sunday School materials.


Thomas Ice – Visiting Professor at Tyndale Theological Seminary, Forth Worth, Texas. A large number of articles focused on Bible prophecy and “pre-trib.” Dr Ice also writes on the Biblical Perspectives Blog.

Alan Ingalls – Associate Professor of Old Testament Languages and Literature, Baptist Bible Seminary, Clark Summit, PA. The site has a strong focus on Hebrew language studies, with some material and many links.


Andrew JacksonAdjunct Professor of World Religions at Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona. Maintains , as well as an ever growing list of excellent links.

Michael Jensen – with a Doctorate in Martyrdom, Jensen teaches Christian Doctrine at Moore Theological College, Sydney. The Blogging Parson is a blog about Theology, Ethics, and Literature. Jensen is also the author of HIM which I reviewed in post # 5 of the Top 100 theology blogs review series. He also Blogs at Sydney Jensen refers to the Blogging Parson as being a place for his “recreational blogging.” Posts range between full length sermons, photographs and pithy quotes, and lists of links to reviews of his recently released book “You: an introduction.”

Dennis Jowers – Associate Professor of Apologetics and Theology, Faith Evangelical Seminary, Tacoma, Washington. A few articles on philosophical issues, and good links page for online full text sources.

Feilx Just – Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and Loyola Institute for Spirituality. Links to his book reviews and articles, as well as links to other materials (such as course materials, articles) on other topics, with a focus on Johannine and Gospel studies.


Jin Yang KimPh.D. candidate at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Old Testament Story examines “stories and narratives in the Bible with an eye on their theological messages for the original audience (author’s ideological and theological point of view) but also on the relevance of thier messages for the contemporary community of faith ([his] own social location).” Jin Yang Kim is also interested in the development of the Christian church in Korea.

Ralph Klein – Professor of Old Testament at Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, Illinois. The site contains links to materials by both Dr. Klein and others, on Old Testament books and issuesAlternate Site here

Crain Koester – Professor of New Testament, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. Material includes audio lectures, class handouts and materials, and two sites to take introduce the user to bibles lands and cities.

Marc Kolden – Professor of Systematic Theology, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. Some articles on various theological issues, including work, forgivesness and justification.

Robert Kraft – Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, PA. The website contains many resources, with dozens of his own articles, class materials and links, with a focus on early Christianity.


Richard Land – Distinguished Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Many resources on current issues about ethics and religious liberty from a conservative evangelical perspective.

Francis N. Lee – Former Professor of Systematic Theology at Queensland Presbyterian Theological Hall, Queensland, Australia. A wide selection of articles on theology with a Calvinistic emphasis.

Steve W. Lemke – Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, New Orelans Baptist Theological Seminary. Many essays on aesthetics, ethics philosophy and theology.

Kevin Alan Lewis – Assistant Professor of Theology & Law at Biola University. The site contains downloads and handouts, as well as links to theological, philosophical and legal sites.

Peter Liethart – Senior Fellow, New St Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho. Dr. Peter Leithart (PhD (Cambridge)). He has taught Theology and Literature at New Saint Andrews College since 1998, and since 2003 has served as pastor of Trinity Reformed Church in Moscow. A blog on theological and cultural issues, and a lot of articles on many theological themes.

Bryan Lilly – a Graduate student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Katagraphais offers the thoughts of a student thinking out loud. Lilley describes his blog as follows:

ΚΑΤΑΓΡΑΦΑΙΣ is a Greek phrase which can be translated “according to the Scriptures.” This blog will be a place where I share ideas, thoughts, and reflections on issues dealing with Christianity, Biblical studies, culture, etc. It is my hope that everything I do is grounded in the Christian worldview, and in order to be so properly grounded, all things must be anchored in the ancient Scriptures which God has revealed to us through the inspired writings. As such, this blog will be a record of the things I am learning (and sometimes relearning!) through Scripture, discussions on the culture we find ourselves living in, and a place to provide links, information, and resources on the reformed faith and cultural commentary.

David Linden – Action International Ministries. Links to Theological articles, including commentaries on Isaiah and Hebrews, with many other articles.

Bill Loader – Professor of New Testament, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. Dr. Loader’s site contains many materials on the Christian faith, including an online book outlining what the Christian faith is.


Claude MariottiniDr. Claude Mariottini, professor of Old Testament at Northern Baptist Seminary writes about the study of the Old Testament, OT related history, and Hebrew texts at Professor of Old Testament.

Mark Matson – V.P. for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Milligan College, TN. Many articles and book reviews with an emphasis on the Gospels.

Wayne McDill – Senior Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina. His site has over a dozen articles on preaching, evangelism and pastoral care, as well as a book on preaching available for free download.

Dr. James McGrath – associate Professor of Religion at Butler University, writes Exploring Our Matrix about exploring the theological aspect of his “matrix” or “world.” The blog is primarily a commentary on popular culture, Christian sub culture, and the responsibilities of Christians to act redemptively when interacting with culture. The header design is striking but the rest of the design is difficult to follow and it is not apparent if there is a clear scope or structure to provide a coherent structure. Also writes on a series of other blogs.

Scot McKnight – is the Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies at North Park University. His blog is named after one of his books, Jesus Creed.

John McVay – Dean and Professor of New Testament, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Dr. McVay’s site contains links to some of his articles on New Testament themes.

Chris Miller – Professor of Bible Education, Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio. Class materials on Romans & Galatians, and the Old Testament.

Albert Mohler – Al Mohler is President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville. In addition to articles, the site links to his radio program, and also provides a link to his daily Crosswalk Commentaries.

Benjamin Myers – Ben Myers teaches systematic theology at Charles Sturt University’s School of Theology in Sydney, Australia. His blog, Faith & Theology, is an excellent example of scholarly dialogue. It provides a forum for conversations about theology, books and culture.

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