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David Hionides, PhD

Senior Director of Learning, Assessment & Research

Dr. David Hionides is the director of Institutional Research and Educational Systems at Denver Seminary and assistant professor of Theology. Prior to joining Denver Seminary, he served in similar roles at Criswell College and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Dr. Hionides holds a PhD in Theological Studies and a ThM in Historical Theology and Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, as well as a BA in Communications from Malone University. He has served as an adjunct professor at Grace Life College and Seminary and Criswell College, where he taught on the New Testament and Church history, respectively. Dr. Hionides also served as a visiting professor for Seminario Telologico Hebron in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and a graduate teaching assistant at Dallas Theological Seminary.

Dr. Hionides is the author of Against “Irenaean” Theodicy: A Refutation of John Hick’s Use of Ireanaeus (Gorgias Press, 2019), and contributing author in The Least of These: Practicing Faith without Margins (NavPress, 2023), among other chapters and articles.

  • “Chapter Two: Created in His Image.” In The Least of These: Practicing a Faith without Margins, edited by Angie Ward. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2023.
  • “The Gospel and Babel: A Christocentric Reading of Genesis 11:1-9.” Criswell Theological Review 20, No 2 (Spring 2023): 115-127.
  • Against “Irenaean” Theodicy: A Refutation of John Hick’s Use of Irenaeus. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2019.
  • “We Must Obey Lockdown Laws,” Convivium. Feb 2021, https://www.convivium.ca/articles/we-must-obey-lockdownlaws/
  • “The Tower of Babel and the Gospel: A Christocentric Reading of Genesis 11:1-9,” Evangelical Theological Society. San Diego, CA, 2019.
  • “A Response to Goodwin on Irenaeus and Participation in Christ,” Second Century Seminar, Dallas, TX: Feb 2019.
  • “Irenaeus’s Use of Genesis 3:15: Satan’s Authorship of Evil and Humanity’s FreeWill,” North American Patristics Society. Chicago, IL: May, 2018.
  • “Life Affecting Exegesis: Examining the Impact of John Hick’s Heresy Trial upon his Exegesis of Irenaeus,” Regional ETS. Dallas, TX: April, 2016.
  • “A Timeless Lens: Examining Genesis 2:16-17; 3:6-7 in Light of God’s Relationship to Time,” Regional ETS. Dallas, TX: March, 2009.