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Gary Habermas

Distinguished Research Professor of Apologetics and Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy

(434) 582-2577



  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., University of Detroit
  • B.R.E., William Tyndale College



Dr. Gary Habermas has taught at the college, seminary, and graduate-level for over 40 years. He is also an author or editor of some 37 books, of which 18 are on the subject of Jesus’ resurrection. Other published subjects include religious doubt, personal suffering, and near-death experiences. Among these books are The Historical Jesus (College Press, 1996), Beyond Death (with J.P. Moreland, Crossway, 1998), and The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (with Michael Licona, Kregel, 2004). He has also contributed more than sixty chapters or articles to additional books, plus has published well over 100 articles or reviews in journals and other publications.


During the past fifteen years or so, he has been a Visiting or Adjunct Professor at about 15 different graduate schools and seminaries in the U.S. and abroad, where he has taught about 40 other courses.


Courses Regularly Taught in Ph.D. programs

  • APOL 900—Apologetics Seminar
    (Past Topics: The New Atheism, Religious Doubt, Historical Jesus)
  • APOL 910—Apologetic Methodology
  • APOL 920—Miracles
  • COUN 705—Philosophy of Religion and the Helping Professions
  • APOL 610—Miracles (Master of Arts program)