Christopher Hall is chancellor of Eastern University and dean of Palmer Theological Seminary, the seminary of Eastern University. Chris holds a BA in History from UCLA, MA in Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, ThM from Regent College (Vancouver, B.C.), MPhil from Drew University and PhD in Systematic and Historical Theology from Drew University.
Christopher Hall, PhD
Chancellor/Chief Executive Administrator & Dean of Palmer Theological Seminary
Chris served in the pastorate in France for five years and in British Columbia for two years. He also served as Director of Pastoral Care at New Jersey's only state gero-psychiatric hospital. He has ministered in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe, the Middle-East, Canada, and the United States.
Chris is the author of a number of books, including Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, Worshiping with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity Press), and The Trinity (with Roger Olson; Eerdmans). He is an editor-at-large for Christianity Today, is associate editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture series (IVP), and has published articles and reviews in Christianity Today, Catalyst, Christian History, inMinistry, Books and Culture, Christian Scholars Review, Modern Theology, and Crux.
Chris is a member of the Episcopal Church (Anglican). He and his wife Debbie have three grown children. Chris enjoys baseball, golf and reading.