Ryan Brandt

Ryan Brandt, Ph.D. 

Professor of Christian History and Theology 


Dr. Brandt teaches theology, historical theology, and honors Christian worldview for the College of Theology. He has published chapters and journal articles on the beatific vision and theosis in Christian thought, contemplation, spiritual reading (the lectio), theological interpretation, and spiritual formation. He is an editor and contributor for the book, Spiritual Formation for the Global Church: A Multi-Denominational, Multi-Ethnic Approach (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2021), as well as the upcoming monograph, Theological Interpretation of Scripture for Spiritual Formation (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2023, forthcoming). He is managing editor of the Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies. He lives in central Phoenix with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Evelyn. He enjoys astronomy, gardening, hiking, and video games.