Andrew Hill, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament
On Faculty since 1984

Office: BGC 558
Phone: (630)752-5274


Ph.D. University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1981)

About Andrew Hill

"Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them" (Ps. 111:2, NRSV).

Andrew E. Hill is Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois where he has held a faculty appointment in the Biblical & Theological Studies Department since 1984. His graduate training includes: M.Div. with Christian Education emphasis (Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, 1984), M.A. and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies (University of Michigan, 1978, 1981). In addition, Professor Hill has served Wheaton College as General Education Coordinator (1990-93) and BTS Department Chair (1998-2001).

Professor Hill has been affiliated with Robert E. Webber and the Institute of Worship Studies (IWS) since 1992, and has taught "Biblical Foundations of Worship" as an adjunct faculty member for the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies since 1999. 

He is the author of Enter His Courts with Praise! (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996). Other related experiences include: contributor to The Complete Library of Christian Worship (Vol. 1: The Biblical Foundations of Worship. Robert E. Webber, ed. Nashville: Star Song, 1993); design and development team member and a contributor to the Praise and Worship Study Bible (Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1997); and a contributor to The Renovaré Spiritual Formation Bible. R. J. Foster and D. Willard, eds. San Francisco: Harper, 2005. See further the R. E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies web site at: Link to Worship Studies Materials.

Courses Taught

  • BITH 211 Old Testament Literature & Interpretation
  • BITH 343 Cultural Context of the Old Testament
  • BITH 345 Life of David
  • BITH 431 Old Testament Criticism
  • BITH 432 Ruth/Esther
  • BITH 635 Hebrew Exegesis

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Oriental Society
  • Institute for Biblical Research
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • National Association of Professors of Hebrew


Current research interests include the OT books of Jeremiah and Esther, worship studies, ancient-future models for biblical interpretation, and pedagogy for biblical studies.


“Daniel.” Pp. 19-212 in The Expositor’s Bible Commentary (Vol. 8), T. Longman and D. E. Garland, eds. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008.

A Survey of the Old Testament., with John H. Walton. 3 rd ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan (Harper-Collins), 2009.

“Malachi.” Pp. 232-45 in Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary (Vol. 5). J. H. Walton, gen. ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.

Minor Prophets: Hosea-Malachi, with Richard D. Patterson. Cornerstone Biblical Commentary, 10. P. W. Comfort, gen. ed. Wheaton: Tyndale, 2008.

Baker’s Handbook of Bible Lists. Rev. ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007.

“History of Israel 3: United Monarchy.” Pp. 442-52 in the Dictionary of the Old Testament Historical Books. B. T. Arnold & H.G. M. Williamson, eds. Downers Grove: IVP, 2005.

Old Testament Today, with John H. Walton. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2004.

1 and 2 Chronicles. NIVAC. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2003.

Malachi: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Anchor Bible Commentary 25D. New York: Doubleday. 1998.

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