Christian George

Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, Curator of The Spurgeon Library


Dr. Christian George serves as the curator of the C.H. Spurgeon Library and as assistant professor of historical theology. George previously served on the faculty of OBU in 2011 as the Jewell and Joe L. Huitt Assistant Professor of Religious Education. He received his PhD in theology from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, where he also served for three years as a doctoral tutor. George received his Master of Divinity degree from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama, and his bachelor’s degree from Samford University.
George is the author of several books including Sex, Sushi, & Salvation, Godology, and Sacred Travels. In 2017, he is publishing a twelve-volume critical edition of Charles Spurgeon earliest sermons entitled, The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon (B&H Academic). He has contributed to the Journal of Theological Studies, Theology in Scotland, and Perichoresis Journal of Theology, and also to popular theological magazines such as Conversations and Modern Reformation.

His work has been featured in Christianity Today, The Christian Century, and Preaching, and he has been interviewed on Moody Broadcasting Radio and other syndicated shows in the U.S. and throughout the world. He has served as a peer reviewer for InterVarsity Press and a consultant for Faith and Culture Books for Zondervan Publishing House. George has presented papers at conferences including the Society for the Study of Theology in Utrecht, The Netherlands; the History of Scotland Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland; the Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Religion conference in Durham, England; and the Sale di Lettura at the University of Rome, Italy.

He preaches and speaks regularly throughout North America and Europe in churches, at spiritual retreats, at youth and college camps, and in university chapel services. George’s passion for world evangelism has taken him to more than thirty countries for short-term mission work. George has served his denomination as a messenger to the Southern Baptist Convention, as a member of the Teller’s Committee of the SBC. He is also a regular writer for The Gospel Project, a Sunday school curriculum for LifeWay Christian Resources.

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