Houston Graduate School of Theology

Stefana Laing

Stefana Laing


Houston Graduate School of Theology

Adjunct Professor of Theology

M.Div. and Ph.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


About Dr. Laing

Stefana Laing took her undergraduate degree (BA) from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, with a double major in Ancient History and Medieval Studies.  Her MDiv and PhD are from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She majored in Patristics (Church Fathers) for her doctoral work, and her dissertation topic was Theodoret of Cyrus, a 5th century Syriac bishop who was deeply involved in the work of the councils which formulated orthodox Christological doctrine. Research interests include early Christian doctrinal development, historiography, spirituality, and Christian art. She has previously taught Church History at Beeson Divinity School and Christian Doctrine at Houston Baptist University. She is married to Dr. John Laing, a professor of Theology and Philosophy at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, who also serves as a Chaplain (LTC) in the Texas Army National Guard. They have three children: Sydney, Sophia, and Alasdair, and reside in Friendswood, Texas.

Courses Taught

CS 664: History of Christian Spirituality

TH 610: The Doctrine of God

TS 520: History of Christian Doctrine

Contact Information

Email: slaing@hgst.edu

Phone: 713-942-9505