Rodney Taylor, Ph.D.

Logsdon School of Theology
Affiliated Faculty

Assistant Professor of Theology
Logsdon School of Theology
Hardin-Simmons University

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Dr Taylor joined HSU from the University of Edinburgh, where he was a research fellow at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum. Dr Taylor has taught at the University of Edinburgh and Dallas Baptist University. Before studying theology Dr Taylor was an editorial writer for the Amarillo Globe-News. His academic interests are in the areas of political theology, moral agency, and the relationship between doctrine and ethics.

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor's ~ History and Journalism ~ Baylor Universtiy ~ 1990

Master's ~ Political Science ~ Georgetown University (Wash., D.C.) ~ 1992

Master's ~ Theology ~ Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary ~ 1999

Master's ~ Christian Ethics ~ University of Oxford ~ 2001

Doctorate ~ Christian Ethics ~ King’s College London ~ 2006

Courses Taught:

BIBL 1301 - Old Testament Survey

BIBL 1302 - New Testament Survey

THEO 4323 - Christian Doctrine


HSU Administration

Lanny Hall, Ph.D., President
Thomas V. Brisco, Ph.D., Provost, Chief Academic Officer
Vicki House, M.B.A.,
Vice-President for Enrollment Management
Mike Hammack, M.B.A., Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Harold Preston, M.B.A., Senior Vice-President for Finance, Chief Operations Officer
Dave Rozeboom, Ph.D., Senior Vice-President for Student Development

Seminary Trustee Advisory Board

Dr. Brent Gentzel, Kaufman
Mrs. Tina Hunter, Abilene, Chair
Dr. Jerry Joplin
, Lubbock
Mrs. Leigh King, Abilene
Rev. Joe Martinez, Houston
Mrs. Norma Schaffer, Abilene
Dr. Glen Schmucker, Fair Oaks Ranch

Logsdon Seminary Administration and Staff

Don Williford, Ph.D., Dean of Logsdon Seminary & School of Theology
Penny Gammill, A.A., Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Robert R. Ellis
, Ph.D.
, Associate Dean of Academics
Rosie Hollingsworth, M.M.A., Assistant to the Associate Dean of Academics

Ken Lyle, Jr.
, Ph.D.
, Director of the Master of Divinity Program
Randall Maurer, Ph.D., Director of Master of Arts in Family Ministry Program
Larry Baker, Th.D., Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Omer Hancock, Th.D., Financial Officer and Director of University In-Service Training
James Stone, M.Div., Director of Placement and Congregational Resourcing
Daniel Martin, B.B.S., Coordinator for Student Services and Admissions

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