14 Notable alumni of
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary is 1950th in the world, 664th in North America, and 626th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Timothy J. Keller

    Timothy J. Keller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    theologiannon-fiction writeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Timothy J. Keller is an American pastor, theologian, and Christian apologist. He is the Chairman and co-Founder of Redeemer City to City, which trains pastors for service around the world. He is also the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, New York, and the author of The New York Times bestselling books The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith (2008), Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God (2014), and The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism (2008). The prequel for the latter is Making Sense of GOD: An Invitation to the Skeptical (2016).

  2. Scott Hahn

    Scott Hahn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    university teacherwritertheologianapologist
    Biography

    Scott W. Hahn is an American Catholic theologian and Christian apologist. A former Presbyterian who converted to Catholicism, Hahn's popular works include Rome Sweet Home and The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth. His lectures have been featured in multiple audio distributions through Lighthouse Catholic Media. Hahn is known for his research on Early Christianity during the Apostolic Age and various theoretical works concerning the early Church Fathers.

  3. Robert M. Price

    Robert M. Price
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Graduated with Master of Theological Studies
    Occupations
    theologianessayistpodcasterillustratorliterary critic
    Biography

    Robert McNair Price is an American New Testament scholar. His most notable stance is arguing in favor of the Christ myth theory — the claim that a historical Jesus did not exist. Price is the author of a number of books on biblical studies and the historicity of Jesus.

  4. Xiong Yan

    Xiong Yan
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Graduated with Doctor of Ministry
    Occupations
    chaplainhuman rights activist
    Biography

    Xiong Yan is a China-born naturalized American. He was a dissident involved in Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Xiong Yan studied at Peking University Law School from 1986–1989. He came to the United States of America as a political refugee in 1992, and later became a chaplain in U.S. Army, serving in Iraq. Xiong Yan is the author of three books, and has earned six degrees. He is running for Congress in New York's 1st congressional district, and his campaign has reportedly been attacked by agents of Communist China's Ministry of State Security.

  5. Kevin DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Kevin DeYoung is an American Reformed theologian and author. He is currently the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church, in Matthews, North Carolina. The church he previously pastored, University Reformed Church (East Lansing, Michigan), shifted to the Presbyterian Church in America in March 2015 after having been a member of the Reformed Church in America.

  6. Mark Dever

    Mark Dever
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    theologianwriterpreachermissionaryerudite person
    Biography

    Mark E. Dever is a theologian and the senior pastor of the Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and the president of 9Marks (formerly known as the Center for Church Reform), a Christian ministry he co-founded "in an effort to build biblically faithful churches in America. Dever also taught for the faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and also served for two years as an associate pastor of Eden Baptist Church in Cambridge."

  7. Ben Witherington III

    Ben Witherington III
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ben Witherington III is an American Wesleyan-Arminian New Testament scholar. Witherington is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary a seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church.

  8. Diana Butler Bass

    Diana Butler Bass
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    independent scholar
    Biography

    Diana Butler Bass is an American historian of Christianity and an advocate for progressive Christianity. Bass is currently an independent scholar who writes on American religion and culture. She is the author of eleven books, many of which have won research or writing awards. She earned a PhD in religious studies from Duke University in 1991 with an emphasis on American ecclesiastical history. While at Duke she studied under George Marsden. From 1995 to 2000, she wrote a weekly column on religion and culture for the New York Times Syndicate that appeared in more than seventy newspapers nationwide and has since become a popular commentator on American religion for other media outlets. She has blogged for the Sojourners God's Politics blog, On Faith at The Washington Post, Beliefnet, and The Huffington Post. She is associated with Sojourners and the Red-Letter Christian movement. She currently authors the Substack newsletter The Cottage.

  9. Gregory N. Todd

    Gregory N. Todd
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Graduated with Doctor of Ministry in Christian leadership
    Biography

    Chaplain Gregory N. Todd is a United States Navy Chaplain Corps officer serving as the 20th Chaplain of the Marine Corps. He previously served for four years as the tenth Chaplain of the Coast Guard. Over a thirty-two year career, he has served in a variety of Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard assignments, including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and chaplaincy work at Ground Zero in the wake of the September 11 attacks. He is a Lutheran.

  10. John Hanford

    John Hanford
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    John Van Hanford III was United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom from 2002 to 2009. As ambassador, Hanford led the Office of International Religious Freedom at the United States Department of State.

  11. Gil Dodds

    Gil Dodds
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-1977 (aged 59)
    Enrolled in Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Graduated with Bachelor of Divinity
    Occupations
    middle-distance runner
    Biography

    Gilbert Lothair Dodds, called "The Flying Parson", was an American middle-distance runner. In the 1940s, he held the American and world records for the mile run. He was awarded the James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States in 1943.

  12. Stephen Gill Spottswood

    Stephen Gill Spottswood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1974 (aged 77)
    Biography

    Stephen Gill Spottswood was a religious leader and civil rights activist known for his work as bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AMEZ) and chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

  13. Donald J. Harlin

    Donald J. Harlin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2015 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Donald J. Harlin was an American Air Force major general who served as Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.

  14. Glen Pettigrove

    Glen Pettigrove
    Occupations
    philosopher
    Biography

    Glen Allan Pettigrove is an American philosopher and Chair of Moral Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. He is known for his expertise on philosophy of emotions.