John Adair

John Adair

Dr. John Adair emphasizes guiding his students toward a Christ-centered, historically informed faith. His research interests include historical exegesis and the role of culture in theology. Prior to joining the faculty at DTS, Dr. Adair spent several years as a writer at Insight for Living. He and his wife, Laura, have three children—Nicholas, Harper, and Thomas.

John Adair’s Journal Articles

  • “The Power and Will of God: Justin’s Christological Confession.” Studia Patristica (XLV). 2010. 361-366.
  • “Film and the Incarnation.” Collide Magazine (July/August 2008). 2008.
  • Review of “The Christian Doctrine of Humanity: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics.” Bibliotheca Sacra (177). 2020. 127–28.
  • “The Virtues of Being Human: Faith, Hope, and Love in James Gray’s The Immigrant (2013), The Lost City of Z (2016), and Ad Astra (2019).” Journal of Religion & Film (24:2). 2020. Article 13. https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol24/iss2/13

John Adair’s Contributions

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Why the Five Solas Matter Today

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