John D. Hannah

Dr. John D. Hannah is a frequent and popular speaker at home and abroad. His teaching interests include the general history of the Christian church, with particular interest in the works of  Jonathan Edwards and John Owen. Among his published works are a history of DTS and a general history of the Christian church.

Houston Chapel
Nov 11, 2017
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Walking When Things Aren't Working Dr. John Hannah, Professor of Historical Theology at DTS, encourages students in the Christian life, knowing it is a constant struggle with the remnant sin's once universal grip.
Theology
Oct 31, 2017
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500th Anniversary of the Reformation In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock, Michael Svigel, and John Hannah discuss the historical context and essential values of the Protestant Reformation.
Spiritual Life
Oct 30, 2017
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6 Lessons from the Legacy of Martin Luther Would Martin Luther—given his personality and prejudices—be acceptable on any modern university faculty? Reformation scholar Heiko Oberman raised this interesting question...
Theology
Oct 19, 2017
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The Atoning Sufficiency of Christ Dr. John Hannah, Research Professor of Theological Studies and Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology at DTS, affirms that Jesus Christ is alone the provision of human...
Review
Sep 19, 2017
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Jonathan Edwards and the Life of God: Toward an Evangelical Theology of Participation Ross Hastings is associate professor of pastoral theology at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada. In this book, he argues that North American evangelicalism’s quest for...
Spiritual Life
Aug 31, 2017
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Our Past and Our Tomorrows Dr. John Hannah, Research Professor at DTS, recounts a brief history of DTS and what makes it unique.
Bible
Aug 27, 2015
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Is the Question What or Who? Dr. John Hannah, Research Professor of Theological Studies & Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology, reminds us Christ is the integrating point in the complexities of...
Review
Jul 1, 2014
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Triumph amidst Bloodshed: Civil War Soldiers’ Spiritual Victories The human carnage observed by Vincent Colger following the First Battle of Bull Run or Manassas Junction (July 21, 1861) stirred his heart so deeply that with the cooperation of...
Bible
May 13, 2014
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Commencement Chapel 2014 Dr. John D. Hannah, Department Chair and Research Professor of Theological Studies and Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology, brings the commencement chapel message to the...
Review
Apr 1, 2014
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The Roots of the Reformation: Tradition, Emergence, and Rupture This work by an accomplished medievalist discusses Christianity as it was fundamentally reshaped by the sixteenth-century Reformation, which in turn influenced the impulses that...
Review
Oct 1, 2013
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Dangerous Calling Many Christian leaders seem to be aware that the evangelical movement in the United States is weakening, while they see no consensus as to a solution. Remedies seem to abound; yet...
Bible
Aug 29, 2013
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Our Past, Shaped by a Passion, Based on an Insight, and Propelled by Sacrifice Dr. John Hannah, Department Chair and Research Professor of Theological Studies, Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology, walks through the history and heritage of Dallas...
Review
Jul 1, 2013
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Life in God: John Calvin, Practical Formation and the Future of Protestant Theology This volume defends Calvin’s understanding of the function of Christian verities reflected through his Institutes of the Christian Religion, with Boulton arguing that this...
Bible
Nov 27, 2012
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Character of Jesus Dr. John Hannah, Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology; Research Professor of Theological Studies, DTS, reminds us that Jesus is a magnificent and available Savior based...
Chapel
Jan 26, 2011
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The Necessity of Love: The Gem Behind the Walk Dr. John D. Hannah, Research Professor of Theological Studies and Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology, DTS, argues that without love our gifts are fruitless by only...
Review
Oct 1, 2010
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Faith on Trial: Studies in Psalm 73 Should one be unaware of the ministry of Martyn Lloyd-Jones, the renowned minister of Westminster Chapel, London, England, from 1938 to 1968, this exposition of Psalm 73 provides a...
Review
Jul 1, 2010
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John A. Broadus: A Legacy This collection of essays honors the life and accomplishments of John Albert Broadus (1827–1895), a founder and professor of the Southern Baptist Seminary (then in...
Review
Apr 1, 2010
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The Courage to Be Protestant: Truth-lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World Wells’s thesis in this book is that evangelicalism has more than reached a crisis state of precipitous decline; it is in a tragic free fall to oblivion, though there is hope....
Review
Jan 1, 2010
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The Preaching of Jonathan Edwards This work by Carrick, of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Taylor, South Carolina, analyzes the homiletic style and approach of the famed Northampton Puritan pastor....
Review
Jan 1, 2010
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The Unwavering Resolve of Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards’s pursuit of intimacy with God is as remarkable as his extraordinary life and ministry. If God is altogether beautiful and the goal of the Christian life is...
Review
Oct 1, 2009
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The Bookends of the Christian Life Though a pocket-sized volume, this work is extraordinary because of its wisdom and practicality. The subject is the Christian life and how to live it. Bridges has written numerous...
Review
Jul 1, 2009
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Unknown and Well Known: A Biography of John Nelson Darby Though this work is old, and to a degree laudatory, this reprint with added source materials, is welcomed. The title of the brief volume captures the reason this work is important....
Chapel
Sep 16, 2008
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To God Be the Glory: How Can That Be? Dr. John Hannah, research professor of Theological Studies, distinguished professor of Historical Theology, discusses what it means to glorify God. He looks at Romans 11:33-36 and...
Chapel
Oct 31, 2006
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The Gospel Clarified: A Joyful Celebration—Something to Remember and Something to Perpetuate Reformation Day Chapel: Dr. John Hannah, Research Professor of Theological Studies and Distinguished Professor of Historical Theology, argues for the the Church's return to...