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Hand, M.A.

Phone: 903.643.0403
Email: RobertHand@letu.edu

  • Adjunct Professor



  • Ph.D. (ABD), Calvin Theological Seminary
  • M.A. (with honors), Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • B.A., Ouachita Baptist University


Courses Taught

  • HNRS 3161: Science and Faith (in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation and the Society of Christian Philosophers)
  • PHIL 2013: Introduction to Philosophy
  • THEO 2043: Biblical Theology for the Christian Life
  • THEO 3063: Christian Ethics

Research Interests

  • Early modern epistemology
  • Immanuel Kant
  • Modern Protestant thought
  • Metaphysics
  • History of Western philosophy




Robert Hand is a professor, publisher and editor, and small business adviser based in Tyler, Texas. He has taught at LeTourneau since 2016. Robert has also worked for nearly fifteen years in the publishing industry, most recently through his company, The Dunbar Group, LLC. Some of his clients have included Baylor University Press, Tim Keller’s Redeemer City to City, William B. Eerdmans, InterVarsity Press, Zondervan, Baker Academic, Brazos Press, Fortress Press, Abingdon Press, Wipf & Stock, and others. Robert is an Ark-La-Tex native who was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and currently lives in Tyler, Texas, with his wife and their two daughters. Connect with Robert at RobertAHand.com.



Publications & Presentations

“Alvin Plantinga’s Religious Epistemology,” University of Texas at Tyler, October 2018.

“William James’s ‘Will to Believe,” University of Texas at Tyler, October 2018.

"Karl Barth on Romans 2,” Princeton Theological Seminary, August 2018.

“Kant’s Deontological Belief in God,” Midwest Session of the Society of Christian Philosophers, Houston Baptist University, October 2017.