What Happens When We Die? – Classic

In this classic episode, Kymberli Cook, Mikel Del Rosario, Drs. Gary Habermas and Daniel Hill discuss near-death experiences and evidence for the soul, focusing on a theology of the afterlife.

About the Contributors

Daniel L. Hill

Daniel Lee Hill is an assistant professor for Theological Studies. Prior to arriving at DTS, Dr. Hill helped launch an urban, Christian classical school in Chicago, IL and served at a church in Houston, TX. His research interests include ecclesiology, theological anthropology, and political theology.  Hailing from outside Chicago, IL, the greatest city in the world, he previously studied at Wheaton College for his PhD in biblical and theological studies as well as Dallas Theological Seminary. He desires to encourage students to delight in the vastness of God’s goodness, the richness of our inheritance in Christ, and the beauty of the community into which we have been saved. The son of Patricia and Elliott Hill, he and his wife Jessica are the proud parents of one lime tree, a fiddle leaf fig plant, and a fickle jar of sourdough starter. He is a coffee snob, a hip hop connoisseur, and old in all the right ways. 

Gary Habermas

Dr. Gary Habermas has dedicated his professional life to the examination of the relevant historical, philosophical, and theological issues surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus. His extensive list of publications and debates provides a thorough account of the current state of the issue. He has also contributed more than 60 chapters or articles to additional books, and over 100 articles and reviews in journals and other publications. In recent years, he has been a Visiting or Adjunct Professor at about 15 different graduate schools and seminaries in the United States and abroad. Dr. Habermas is a Distinguished Research Professor of Apologetics and Philosophy at the Rawlings School of Divinity. He is married to Eileen and they have seven children and 11 grandchildren.

Kymberli Cook

Kymberli Cook is the Assistant Director of the Hendricks Center, overseeing the workflow of the department, online content creation, Center events, and serving as Giftedness Coach and Table Podcast Host. She is also a doctoral student in Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, pursuing research connected to unique individuality, the image of God, and providence. When she is not reading for work or school, she enjoys coffee, cooking, and spending time outdoors with her husband and daughters.

Mikel Del Rosario

Mikel Del Rosario is a PhD student in New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, Project Manager for Cultural Engagement at the Hendricks Center, and Adjunct Professor of Apologetics and World Religion at William Jessup University. Mikel co-authors The Table Briefing articles in Bibliotheca Sacra with Darrell Bock, manages the Table Podcast, and helps Christians defend the faith with courage and compassion through his apologetics speaking ministry. He holds a Master of Theology (ThM) from DTS and an MA in Christian Apologetics from Biola University.