About John Mark Reynolds

Reynolds.HeadShot.June 2013John Mark Reynolds is the provost of Houston Baptist University. Prior to joining HBU, he was the founder and director of the Torrey Honors Institute, and Associate Professor of Philosophy, at Biola University. In 1996 he received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester. John Mark and his wife Hope have four homeschooled children: L.D., Mary Kate, Ian and Jane.

John Mark Reynolds’ Curriculum Vitae

Publication Overview

Dr. Reynolds has written and collaborated on a number of books, including Three Views on the Creation and Evolution Debate, co-edited with J.P. Moreland, Against All Gods: What’s Right and Wrong About the New Atheism, with Phillip E. Johnson, and Towards a Unified Plationic Human Psychology, a close examination of Plato’s presentation of the soul in the Timaeus. Recently he published When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought, which argues for a reconciliation of classical reason and Christian faith, and edited The Great Books Reader, a book of excerpts and essays on the most influential books in western civilization. Many of his technical articles have been published on philosophy of religion as well as popular articles in journals such as The New Oxford Review and Touchstone.

Lecturer and Speaker

Dr. Reynolds lectures frequently on ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, home-schooling and cultural trends. He regularly appears on radio talk shows, including the Hugh Hewitt Show, and actively blogs on cultural issues. For speaking requests email Linda Clark (lclark-at-hbu.edu).