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Robert Hand

Tim BakerAdjunct Professor of Theology

E-mail: RobertHand@letu.edu
Phone: (903) 643-0403

Robert's areas of expertise are in philosophical and historical theology. Topics of research interest include epistemology, doctrines of God, theological method, revelation and reason, and metaphysics, particularly from the late medieval to the early modern periods in Europe. He is currently working on the philosophy of Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) and Kant's influence on modern theological method. Much of Robert's career has been spent working in the publishing industry, most recently as an editorial consultant through his company, The Dunbar Group, LLC, which serves clients such as InterVarsity Press, Baker Academic, Brazos Press, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Zondervan, Abingdon Press, and Fortress Press.

Robert is an Ark-La-Tex native who was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and currently lives in Tyler, Texas, with his wife, Michele, their two daughters, Genevieve and Emmi. He is an avid outdoorsman with particular interests in archery and fly fishing, enjoys competing in Olympic weightlifting, and roots for the LSU Tigers.

Courses Taught

  • THEO 1043 Biblical Theology for the Christian Life
  • THEO 3063 Christian Ethics

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in Philosophical Theology, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • M.A. in Theology (with honors), Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • B.A. in Biblical Studies and Languages, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Academic Societies

  • Society of Christian Philosophers
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • American Academy of Religion

Volunteer/Church Teaching

  • Introducing the Gospels (2015)
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2015)
  • Where Did the Bible Come From? (2014)
  • The Ascension (2014)
  • Giants of the Historical Faith: Augustine (2014)
  • Giants of the Historical Faith: Calvin (2013, 2014)
  • Exploring Christianity and Culture (2013)
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