Sandra Glahn

In addition to teaching on-campus classes, Dr. Glahn teaches immersive courses in Italy and Great Britain, as well as immersive courses in writing and in worship. Dr. Glahn is a multi-published author of both fiction and non-fiction, a journalist, and a speaker who advocates for thinking that transforms, especially on topics relating to art, gender, sexual intimacy in marriage, and first-century backgrounds as they relate to gender. Dr. Glahn’s more than twenty books reveal her interests in bioethics, sexuality, and biblical women. She has also written eleven Bible studies in the Coffee Cup Bible Study series. A regular blogger at Engage,’s site for women in Christian leadership, she is the owner of Aspire Productions, and served as editor-in-chief for Kindred Spirit from 1999 to 2016. She and her husband have one adult daughter.

Sandra Glahn’s Journal Articles

  • “The First-Century Ephesian Artemis: Ramifications of Her Identity.” Bibliotheca Sacra (172:688). 2015.
  • “Book Review: She can teach: empowering women to teach the Scriptures effectively.” Bibliotheca Sacra (171:683). 2014. 316-34.
  • “Book Review: A Royal ‘Waste’ of Time: The Splendor of Worshiping God and Being Church for the World.” Bibliotheca Sacra (157:628). 2000. 506.
  • “The Identity of Artemis of the Ephesians in First-Century Ephesus.” Bibliotheca Sacra (172:687). 1753. 316–34.

Sandra Glahn’s Books

Sandra Glahn’s Contributions

A Madness Most Discreet: Join DTS for Arts Week 2015

In Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Romeo describes love—among other things—as “a madness most discreet.”
October 14, 2015

Every Meal a Eucharist: Introducing DTS Magazine

When they published the first issue in 1977, these men had created a magazine to serve…
October 1, 2015
DTS alum Priscilla Shirer listening to someone out of view

DTS grad stars in War Room

The makers of "Facing the Giants," "Fireproof," and "Courageous" have completed their latest film, "War Room,"…
August 28, 2015

1 Timothy

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Cascade Books

How To Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor: An Interview with Dr. Mark Yarbrough

How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor: A Practical and Entertaining Exploration of the…
March 3, 2015

Lifting Up Christ While Lifting Weights: Spencer Arnold (MA/CE, 2014)

Spencer Arnold (MA/CE, 2014) picked up the sport of Olympic-style weightlifting when he was 13. Prior…
January 2, 2015
Dr. Sandra Glahn seated in DTS classroom

Sandra Glahn's Coffee Cup Bible Series

Sandra Glahn (ThM, 2001) serves at DTS as an associate professor in the Media Arts and…
April 4, 2014

Sandra Glahn's Coffee Cup Bible Series

Sandra Glahn serves at DTS as an associate professor in the Media Arts and Worship Department…
April 4, 2014

Serving Living Water in an Oasis: DTS Grad Gloria Furman

DTS grad Gloria Furman (MA/CE, 2007) is an award-winning blogger and author who serves with her…
April 2, 2014

Following the Son of Man(ly)

Dr. Sandra Glahn, Associate Professor of Media Arts & Worship at Dallas Seminary, proclaims that contrary…
April 1, 2014

The Importance of Doing Nothing

DTS graduates from across the globe shared their suggestions for incorporating rest into life’s daily, weekly,…
October 15, 2013
Young boy smiling while using mobility equipment to play outside on a playground

Living with a Disability

Members of the DTS family talk about what it’s like to live with disability—from the perspective…
June 5, 2013

Cultural Shift of Hostility

Darrell Bock leads a panel discussion with Vic Anderson, Sandra Glahn, and David Lowery about being…
February 1, 2013

The Gift of Work

Some years back, when she was serving at Harvard, she participated annually in their Graduate School…
December 1, 2012

Cat Theology

Prof. Sandra Glahn, Adjunct Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministries; Editor-in-Chief, Kindred Spirit, DTS, explains…
September 27, 2011
Sumatra with the Seven Churches

Sumatra with the Seven Churches

Think for a moment about the different sorts of letters you receive. A thank-you note. A…
August 15, 2011
Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

"What we’ve done seems minor," Rosemary said. "But our desire is mainly to help make it…
April 1, 2011
A Prof Life No Other

A Prof Like No Other

When Howard G. Hendricks met his sixth-grade teacher, she said, "I've heard a lot about you.…
April 1, 2010
Israel- Encounter God as Storyteller

Israel: Encounter God as Storyteller II

“You’ve been to Egypt?” I was shocked. We’d been married five years, and I was just…
February 1, 2010

Jordan: Encounter God as Storyteller

A great narrative needs a great setting. And God has often set His redemption story in…
July 1, 2009

The Gift God Still Wants

From the time of Cain and Abel until today God has been asking for only one…
December 1, 2007

Informed Consent

Read an excerpt from Informed Consent, a novel that considers a compassionate response to AIDS and…
September 11, 2007

Premium Roast with Ruth

Book Excerpt: In the face of famine two women journey to the “house of bread” in…
June 12, 2007

Why We Honor the Human Embryo

My family gathered after our holiday feast to play Balderdash, a game in which players make up…
July 7, 2006
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