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John Mark Hicks 

College of Bible - Undergraduate

Adjunct Faculty


John Mark Hicks has taught full time in higher education among Churches of Christ since 1982 and is currently Professor of Theology at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. He has taught in over 40 states and 20 countries around the world. He has authored, co-authored, edited, or contributed to over 40 books as well as contributing to both academic and popular journals.

He received his B.A. in Bible from Freed-Hardeman University (1977), his M.A.R. in Theological Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary (1980), his M.A. in Humanities from Western Kentucky University (1981) and his Ph.D. in Reformation and Post-Reformation Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary (1985). He has taught theology since 1982, including nine years at Harding University Graduate School of Religion (1991-2000). He has been at Lipscomb since 2000. He has ministered with churches in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and Tennessee. He has published nine books and thirteen journal articles as well as contributed to nineteen other books. He has spoken in thirty-eight states and nineteen countries. He and his wife, Jennifer, share five living children and six grandchildren with her.

Academic Degrees

  • B.A. in Bible, Freed-Hardeman University (1977)
  • M.A.R. in Theological Studies, Westminster Theological Seminary (1979)
  • M.A. in Humanities, Western Kentucky University (1980)
  • Ph.D. in Reformation and Post-Reformation Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary (1985)

Academic Department

Hazelip School of Theology