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David Hogg, PhD

Professor of Church History and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. Hogg moved with his family from North Carolina to Arizona in 2021. Prior to joining Phoenix Seminary, Dr. Hogg taught at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in North Carolina and Beeson Divinity School in Alabama where he was also the Academic Dean. Additionally, for more than a decade, Dr. Hogg has served as a visiting professor at Biblický Teologický Semináři in the Czech Republic. His work in medieval theology and history has been published by, among others, Oxford University Press, NYU Press and Crossway. He has also presented his work in different contexts including conferences hosted by the University of Notre Dame and King’s College, Aberdeen.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Hogg was an Associate Pastor and then Senior Pastor over an 11 year period. Outside of those commitments, he has also preached in numerous other locations throughout the southeastern United States, Canada, Britain and the Czech Republic.

Dr. Hogg and his wife Sarah have three boys and, as a family, represent three different nationalities.


B.A., University of Toronto

M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary

Ph.D., St. Mary’s School of Divinity at St. Andrews University in Scotland


Anselm of Canterbury: The Beauty of Theology

Essays & Chapters

“Anselm, the Perfect Being, and Nicene Trinitarianism” in The Orthodox Doctrine of the Trinity: what’s at stake in recent debates. ed. Matthew Barrett. IVP (forthcoming: 2021)

“Human Flourishing in the Augustinian Tradition: Anselm of Canterbury” (forthcoming: 2021)

“Soteriological Conversation: Anselm, Aquinas and Julian of Norwich” in Christian Theologies of Salvation. ed. Justin Holcomb. NYU Press, 2017.

“Anselm’s Cur Deus Homo” in The Oxford Handbook of Christology. ed. Francesca Aran Murphy. Oxford University Press, 2015.

“Definite Atonement in the Middle Ages” in From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Biblical, Historical, Theological& Pastoral Perspective. eds. David Gibson and Jonathan Gibson. Crossway, 2013.

“Medieval Piety expressed in Anselm of Canterbury” in The Pure Flame of Devotion: The History of Christian Spirituality. eds. G. Stephen Weaver & Ian Clary. Joshua Press, 2013.

“Anselm of Canterbury” in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine. Oxford University Press, 2013

“Medieval Christian Interpretation of Lamentations” in Great is Thy Faithfulness? Reading Lamentations as Sacred Scripture. eds. Robin Parry & Heath Thomas. Paternoster, 2011.

“Carolingian Conflict: Two Monks on the Mass” in The Lord’s Supper, remembering and proclaiming Christ until He comes. eds. Thomas Schreiner & Matthew Crawford. B&H, 2011.

“Anselm of Canterbury” in Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy. ed. Bradley G. Green. IVP UK, 2010.

“The Discarded Image: Patterns of Truth and Fantasy” in C. S. Lewis Views from Wake Forest: Essays on C. S. Lewis. ed. Michael Travers. Zossima Press, 2008.


Dictionary Entries

“Abelard, Peter”; “Anselm of Canterbury”& “Lombard, Peter” in The Dictionary of Historical Theology. ed. Trevor Hart. Eerdmans, 2000.


Popular Writing/Video

Christ Baptist Church blog –written for congregation (2018–2020)

Christ Baptist Church vlog –regular recordings for congregation (2020)

“Medieval Theology” on Gospel Coalition website (April 7,2020)

“Why Pastors Should Engage Anselm of Canterbury” in Credo Magazine(online, posted November 2019)

“The New Mendicant Orders” in Tabletalk (September, 2013)

Biblical exposition essays for a blog hosted by Biblický Teologický Semináři translated into the Czech language (2013-14)


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