Faculty

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Heather Davediuk Gingrich, PhD

Dr. Heather Davediuk Gingrich is a professor of counseling at Denver Seminary. She is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Spiritual, Ethical,…

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Douglas Groothuis, PhD

Dr. Douglas Groothuis earned his from the Ph.D., University of Oregon and has been a full-time faculty member at Denver Seminary since 1993. He has also taught at The University of Oregon and Metro State University, in Denver. He has authored thirty academic articles in journals such as Philosophia Christi, Religious Studies, Sophia, Bibliotheca Sacra,…

Mark G. Harden, PhD

Dr. Mark G. Harden comes to Denver Seminary with a variety of experiences in theological education, including having served as lead faculty, program director, academic dean, and president. He is an ordained Baptist pastor and holds Masters of Arts degrees in theology and ministry studies, from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and Marygrove College, respectively, and…

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Knut Heim, PhD

Rev. Dr. Knut Heim, Professor in Old Testament, joined the faculty in 2016. He is a Presbyter (an ordained minister) in the Methodist Church of the United Kingdom. He is a member of The Society of Biblical Literature, The Institute of Biblical Research, The Society for the Study of the Old Testament (UK), and The…

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Richard S. Hess, PhD

Dr. Richard Hess, who joined the faculty in 1997, is also the editor of the Denver Journal, Denver Seminary’s online theological review journal. He retired after ten years as editor of the Bulletin for Biblical Research but continues as (the founder and) editor of the Bulletin’s Supplement Series. Dr. Hess is a member of a…

Aaron Johnson, MA

Mr. Johnson began his career teaching in 2002 at a private Christian high school in Troy, Ohio. In 2005, he transitioned from the on-campus to the online classroom, developing courses and teaching online students for the next eight years. While working on his master’s degree, he joined the Educational Technology department at Denver Seminary, providing technical…

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William Klein, PhD

Dr. William Klein joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 1978. He is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Interpretation and served as associate academic dean from 1994 until 2001. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Society of Biblical Literature, and Institute for Biblical Research. Areas of academic interest and research include Pauline…

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Scott Klingsmith, PhD

View Dr. Klingsmith’s Travel Schedule Dr. Scott Klingsmith joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2009. Dr. Klingsmith received his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Trinity International University, an MDiv from Denver Seminary, and a BA from Colorado State University. Before coming to Denver Seminary, Dr. Klingsmith served with WorldVenture in Vienna, Austria since 1985….

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Tim Koller, PhD

Dr. Timothy Koller joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2017 and serves as the Associate Dean of Innovation and Educational Systems as well as the director of the Leadership program. Dr. Koller earned his PhD in Leadership from Capital Seminary & Graduate School, and his MA in Ministry and BS in Bible from Lancaster…

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David L. Mathewson, PhD

Dr. David Mathewson joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2011 as associate professor of New Testament. He is a member of the Society for Biblical Literature. Dr. Mathewson has earned a BA from Colorado Christian University, an MA from Denver Seminary and a PhD in New Testament from the University of Aberdeen. Areas of…