Christopher A. Hall

Theologian-in-Residence

Chris is a member of the Renovaré Ministry Team, and served as president of Renovaré from 2015-2022. He previously served at Eastern University for 24 years in several roles, including Chancellor, Provost, Dean of Palmer Theological Seminary, Dean of the Templeton Honors College, Distinguished Professor of Theology, and Director of Academic Spiritual Formation.

Chris possesses a BA from UCLA in history, an MA from Fuller Theological Seminary in biblical studies, a ThM from Regent College, and a PhD from Drew University. He is also the author of a number
of books, including The Mystery of God (with Steven D. Boyer), The Trinity (with Roger Olson), and a four volume set on the Church Fathers: Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, Worshiping with the Church Fathers, and Living Wisely with the Church Fathers. His most recent book is A Different Way

He has ministered in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe, the Middle-East, Canada, and the United States. He served on the editorial board of Christianity Today and has published articles and book reviews in Christianity Today, Catalyst, Christian History, inMinistry, Books and Culture, Christian Scholars Review, Modern Theology, and Crux

He and his wife Debbie reside in Malvern and have three adult children and two grandchildren.