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Andrew Hill, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament Emeritus

On Faculty since 1984, Retired in 2021

"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) and 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. For further information, see the R. E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies website at: www.iwsfla.org.

University of Michigan
Ph.D., 1981

Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary
M.Div., Christian Education, 1984

University of Michigan
M.A., Near Eastern Studies, 1978


  • Biblical Studies 
  • Worship Studies 
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Institute for Biblical Research: member
  • Society of Biblical Literature: member
  • National Association of Professors of Hebrew: member

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

  • BITH 211 Old Testament Literature & Interpretation
  • BITH 221 Old Testament Literature in Three Traditions
  • BITH 332 Ruth & Esther
  • BITH 345 Life of David
  • BITH 343 Old Testament in Its Cultural Environment
  • BITH 348 Intertestamental Literature
  • BITH 431/541 Old Testament Criticism
  • BITH 494 Senior Seminar
  • BITH 525 Biblical Theology
  • BITH 533 Exploring the Old Testament
  • BITH 537 OT 1: Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • BITH 538 OT 2: Prophets and Poetry/Wisdom Books
  • BITH 635 Hebrew Exegesis
  • BITH 638 Old Testament Theology
  • HEB 401/BITH 631 Intermediate Hebrew
  • REL 214 World Religions: Middle East (Judaism and Islam)
  • REL 225 Religions of the World

1998  Enter His Courts with Praise!   British Edition.  Sussex:  Kingsway

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

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

2006  Minor Prophets: Hosea-Malachi, Richard D. Patterson. Cornerstone Biblical Commentary, 10. P. W. Comfort, gen. ed. Wheaton: Tyndale.

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

2009  A Survey of the Old Testament., with John H. Walton.  3rd 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: Baker.

2012  The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary, with Gary M. Burge, eds. Grand Rapids: Baker. 

2012  Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. TOTC 28. Downers Grove: IVP.

2013  Old Testament Today, with John. H. Walton. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

2015  “Prayer in the Minor Prophets.” Pp. 69-86 in Praying with Ancient Israel. P. G. Camp and T. Longman, eds. Abilene: Abilene Christian University Press.

2016    A Survey of the Old Testament Video Lectures, with John. H. Walton. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

2017  “Depending Upon God Alone: Leadership in Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.” Pp. 213-33 in Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader, B. K. Forrest and L. Roden, eds. Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic.

2018  A Survey of the Old Testament Workbook, with John H. Walton and Jennifer M. Hale. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018.