Andrew T. Walker, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. An Associate Dean in the School of Theology, he is also the Executive Director of the Carl F. H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement. He serves as the Executive Editor of Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology, a publication of The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and is a Contributing Editor at Public Discourse, the Journal of the Witherspoon Institute. He is also a monthly columnist at Christianity Today and serves as the Public Affairs Advisor to the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
A sought-after speaker and cultural commentator, Walker researches and writes about the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the church’s social witness. His academic research interests include anthropology, sexuality and gender, natural law theory, church-state studies, and social conservatism. The author or editor of over ten books, he is passionate about helping Christians understand the moral witness of the gospel. His analysis has been quoted among such outlets as the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Vox. He writes regularly for such outlets as National Review, The Gospel Coalition, Public Discourse, along with scholarly journals as well. He is the author of the award-winning God and the Transgender Debate, Marriage Is: How Marriage Transforms Society and Cultivates Human Flourishing, editor of The Gospel for Life series, and a forthcoming volume on religious liberty from Brazos Press titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Secular Age. He is also co-editor alongside Paul Miller and Thomas Kidd of the forthcoming volume Explorations in Baptist Political Theology. He previously served as a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation and as a Senior Fellow in Ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, where he remains a Fellow in the ERLC’s Research Institute.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Southwest Baptist University. He received his Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. An avid long-distance runner, Andrew resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife and three daughters.
Andrew speaks frequently all over the country on a range of topics related to Christianity and culture. If you’re interested in having Andrew speak at an event, please see his speaking page.
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