Dennis P. Hollinger, PhD

Dennis P. Hollinger, PhD

Distinguished Fellow

Dennis Hollinger is President Emeritus and the Distinguished Senior Professor of Christian Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. He served there as President and Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Christian Ethics from 2008-2019. Prior to assuming this role, he served as President and Professor of Christian Ethics at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Myerstown, PA.

Over the years, Dr. Hollinger has served in administrative, pastoral, and seminary teaching ministries as the vice provost at Messiah College, pastor of the Washington Community Fellowship on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, and Associate Professor of Church & Society at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York. He has served as an adjunct or visiting professor at several seminaries internationally, including Moscow Theological Seminary in Russia, Union Biblical Seminary in India, and the Eastern European Seminary for Evangelical Leadership in Ukraine. He is also a visiting professor of Christian ethics at Trinity International University in the graduate program in Bioethics.

Dr. Hollinger is a frequent speaker in churches, pastors’ conferences, seminaries, colleges, and academic forums. He is the author of four books, including The Meaning of Sex: Christian Ethics and the Moral Life, Head, Heart, Hands: Bringing Together Christian Thought, Passion and Action, and Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World. He has authored nearly seventy articles, mostly in ethics (including bioethics), church and society, and preaching, and has served as the co-editor for the Eerdmans book series Critical Issues in Bioethics. He is a board member for the National Association of Evangelicals, Hope International, and is on the board of reference for the CS Lewis Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Hollinger is a distinguished fellow with The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity and for many years was a member of the Health Care Ethics Committee at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, PA. He recently served as chair of the board for the Boston Theological Institute.

Dr. Hollinger received a BA from Elizabethtown College, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, an MPhil and PhD from Drew University, and did post-doctoral studies at Oxford University. He and his wife Mary Ann live in Beverly, MA and have two adult daughters, Daphne (married to Ryan Fowler) and Naphtali (married to Nathan Mitten). They have three grandchildren, Ella Grace, Landon and Maya. Mary Ann serves as a Special Assistant to the Seminary for Global Education at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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