Roger E. Olson, Ph.D.

Roger E. Olson, Ph.D.
Professor of Theology; Holder of the Foy Valentine Chair of Christian Theology and Ethics
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Ph.D., Rice University
M.Div., North American Baptist Seminary
B.A., Open Bible College
Research Interests
Historical Theology
Courses Taught
Christian Texts & Traditions 3
Constructive Theology
Studies in Christian Ethics
Publication Highlights
  • The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform.
  • Co-author, Who Needs Theology?
  • ———, 20th Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age.
  • About Dr. Olson

    Dr. Roger E. Olson has written numerous articles for such publications as Christian Century and Christianity Today. Olson received two awards for The Story of Christian Theology, including a Gold Medallion from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for 1999. In 1993 he and co-author Stanley Grenz received Christianity Today's award for best book in theology/biblical studies for 20th Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age. Dr. Olson was the editor of Christian Scholar's Review. A past president of the American Theological Society (Midwest Division), Olson has been the co-chair of the Evangelical Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion for two years. An expert in historical theology, he is a frequent preacher, teacher and speaker for local churches and organizations.

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