Craig Hazen, Ph.D.
Professor of Comparative Religions
Craig J. Hazen is an Associate Professor of Comparative Religion
and Christian Apologetics at Biola University and Director of
the new Biola Center for Christian Thought. In addition, he is
the founding editor of the philosophy journal, Philosophia
Christi, that is now the top circulating philosophy of religion
journal in the world.
He did his doctoral work in the Department of Religious Studies
at the University of California where he focused on the historical
interaction of science and religion. He is the author of articles
such as Is a Science of Religion Possible? God and the Law,
and The Defense of the Defense of the Faith. In addition,
he is the author of the book entitled The Village Enlightenment
in America (University of Illinois Press).
Prof. Hazen holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Religious Studies, a
B.A. in Biological Sciences, and has studied at the International
Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. His academic
work has been recognized with multiple awards for excellence from
the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the
American Academy of Religion. He is a recent fellow of U.C. Berkeley�s
Bancroft Library, The Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and the
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. As an instructor at the University
of California, Prof. Hazen was nominated three times as teacher
of the year.
Prof. Hazen has given lectures around the United States and
Europe on the evidence for the resurrection, the historical
reliability of Scripture, religion and science, and
Christianity among World Religions.