Douglas Kennard
Houston Graduate School of Theology

Professor of New Testament

Th.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986
Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980
M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Seminary, 1987

About Dr. Kennard

Douglas W. Kennard Th.D. is Professor of New Testament, Theology, Philosophy and Old Testament at Houston Graduate School of Theology. In addition to his time at HGST, Doug has over thirty years’ experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate students at HGST, Bryan College and Moody Bible Institute. He was a past Mid-West regional president of the Evangelical Theological Society. He has been happily married to Jan for over forty years and has two adult sons, Peter and Nathan. He has served Boy Scouts as a Scoutmaster, facilitating twenty boys to Eagle Scout rank. He and his family enjoy many outdoor activities, including camping, hiking, climbing, and snow skiing. On a fine day, you might find him rowing his crew shell on Lake Houston or tending his many berry bushes, fruit trees and vegetable garden. He worked as a project engineer with Ashland Oil Company before seminary. He has a passion for ecology and has previously designed and built a passive solar house in the Chicago area. His ministry is rounded out by serving his church in a variety of positions including assistant pastor, elder and Sunday school teacher.

“I am available to speak on a variety of issues, especially those my books address.”   — Doug Kennard

Publications & Presentations

Biblical Covenantism, 3 vols. Wipf & Stock, 2015. Namely:

Biblical Covenantism in Torah: Judaism, Covenant Nomism and Atonement

Biblical Covenantism in Prophets, Psalms, Early Judaism, gospels, and Acts: Judaism, Covenant Nomism, and Kingdom Hope

Biblical Covenantism in New Testament Epistles: Engagement of the New Perspective and New Covenant Atonement

A Critical Realist’s Theological Method. Wipf & Stock, 2013.

Messiah Jesus: Christology in His Day and Ours. Peter Lang, 2008.

The Classical Christian God. Mellen, 2002.

The Relationship Between Epistemology, Hermeneutics, Biblical Theology and Contextualization. Mellen, 1999.

With C. Marvin Pate, Deliverance Now and Not Yet: The New Testament and the Great Tribulation. Peter Lang, 2003, 2005.

Courses Taught

Biblical Hermeneutics, Backgrounds, Early Judaism and leader of Israel tour
All the New Testament courses
All the Old Testament courses
Philosophy of Religion, Religious Epistemology, Christian Ethics, Apologetics, World Religions
Theological Methods, All areas of Systematic and Biblical Theology
Patristics, History of Doctrine, Modern Theology, Contemporary Theology

Contact Information

Phone: 713-942-9505 ext. 209
Website: Dr. Kennard’s HGST Course Page