Craig C. Hill

Research Professor of Theological Pedagogy; Executive Director of D.Min. and M.A.C.P. Programs
108 A Gray

Duke Divinity School
Duke University
407 Chapel Drive
Duke Box #90968
Durham, NC 27708-0968
(919) 660-3567

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
M.Div., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
D.Phil., University of Oxford

Craig C. Hill's academic specializations include first-century church history, Pauline theology, and eschatology. His interests are reflected in his published works, including Hellenists and Hebrews: Reappraising Division within the Earliest Church, the Romans portion of The Oxford Bible Commentary, and In God’s Time: The Bible and the Future.

Hill is an ordained elder in the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and has held several pastoral appointments, including serving as chaplain of Christ Church, Oxford, John Wesley’s undergraduate college.

Prior to coming to Duke Divinity School, he served for 15 years as professor of New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., where he developed the Wesley Ministry Network video-based curriculum series, featuring contributions from more than 80 leading scholars and used by over 100,000 adults in countries around the world. He also served as Henry R. Luce Fellow at Yale University Divinity School and as visiting fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge University.



  • Hellenists and Hebrews: Reappraising Division within the Earliest Church, Fortress Press, 1991.
  • The Oxford Bible Commentary (Romans portion), Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • In God’s Time: The Bible and the Future, Eerdmans, 2002.