Associate Professor of Religion
Dr. Craig Hovey teaches courses in Christian theology and ethics. Dr. Hovey received his Ph.D. in theology from the University of Cambridge in 2006 and his scholarship is located at the intersection of political theology, philosophical theology and theological ethics though he calls himself a "generalist in theology with a wide variety of interests". Dr. Hovey's hobbies include travel and running. He is married to Kimberly and they have two children: William and Charlie.
- Ph.D. University of Cambridge
- M.A., Th.M. Fuller Theological Seminary
- B.S. University of California, San Diego
- REL106 Exploring the Bible
- REL109 Exploring Christian Ethics
- REL208 Exploring Christian Theology
- REL220 Taking Human Life
- REL401 Seminar in Christian Ethics
- REL404 Seminar in Christian Theology
- Bearing True Witness: Truthfulness in Christian Practice, Eerdmans, 2011
- Nietzsche and Theology, T&T Clark, 2008.
- Speak Thus: Christian Language in Church and World, Cascade Books, 2008.
- To Share in the Body: A Theology of Martyrdom for Today's Church, Brazos Press, 2008.
- An Eerdmans Reader in Contemporary Political Theology, 2011 (co-edited with William T. Cavanaugh and Jeffrey W. Bailey)
Essays in Edited Volumes
- “History as Sacrament: The Joys of Non-instrumentalized Time,” in Gift and Economy, ed. Eric Severson (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012)
- “Christian Ethics as Good News,” in Imaginative Apologetics: Theology, Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition, ed. Andrew Davison, SCM Press, 2011.
- “Blessing and Cursing,” “Libel,” and “Speech Ethics” in The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Baker, 2011).
- “Participating in the Tragedy: Emploting the Dionysian in Christian Thought” in Christian Theology and Tragedy, ed. Kevin Taylor and Giles Waller (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2011).
- “Narrative Proclamation and Gospel Truthfulness: Why Christian Testimony Needs Speakers,” in The Gift of Difference: Radical Orthodoxy, Radical Reformation, ed. Chris K. Huebner and Tripp York, CMU Press, 2010.
“The Public Ethics of Stanley Hauerwas and John Howard Yoder: Difference or Disagreement?” in A Mind Patient and Untamed: Assessing John Howard Yoder's Contribution to Theology, Ethics, and Peacemaking, ed. Ben C. Ollenburger and Gayle Gerber Koontz (Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004).