University of Nebraska, B.A.
Westminster Theological Seminary in California, M.Div.
University of Cambridge, Ph.D.
Dr. Charles Hill joined RTS-Orlando in 1994 and serves as John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity. He teaches core courses on Hebrews-Revelation and New Testament Greek. After receiving his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, Dr. Hill taught at Northwestern College in Iowa.
Dr. Hill has significant research interest in the Johannine Corpus, New Testament books associated with the Apostle John (Gospel of John, 1-3 John and Revelation). He also has researched and written extensively on several issues related to the early church fathers, particularly early Christian views of the end times, the canon of the New Testament and the traditions of New Testament manuscripts. Dr. Hill's most recent publications include Who Chose the Gospels? Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy (Oxford University Press, 2010) and The Early Text of the New Testament (Oxford University Press, 2012), edited with RTS Professor Michael J. Kruger.
During his time on the RTS faculty, Dr. Hill has received several professional honors. He was elected as a Lilly Theological Research Grants Faculty Fellow for the academic year 2000-2001 and a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2012. In 2003, he was elected to the prestigious New Testament studies society Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas and is member of several other academic societies.
Having pursued undergraduate training in Fine Art, Dr. Hill worked as a commercial artist before entering theological study. He and his wife, Marcy, have three adult children and two grandchildren.