David J. Luy, PhD

Chair of the Biblical and Systematic Theology Department
Associate Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology

Faculty Since 2012


BM, Wheaton College
MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Marquette University


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David J. Luy earned his PhD in Religious Studies from Marquette University in the area of Systematic Theology. He is passionate about the role of systematic theology in the life of the church and humbled by the enormous privilege of equipping future ministers for Christian service. Dr. Luy’s research centers especially upon the historical development and modern appropriation of reformation theology. He lives in Kenosha, WI along with his wife Pam, and their children Kara, Nate, and Seth.

Selected Publications

Dominus Mortis: Martin Luther on the Incorruptibility of God in Christ, (Fortress Press) Evil and the Doctrine of Creation, (Lexham press), (forthcoming) co-editor.  

He has contributed to various journals, including Luther Digest, The International Journal of Systematic Theology and Modern Theology.

Essays of his have also appeared in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther, the Oxford Handbook of the Reception of Aquinas (forthcoming) and an assortment of other volumes.

Dr. Luy is currently writing a book on the fate of Christocentricism in modern theology.

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

  • Member, American Academy of Religion
  • Member, Evangelical Theological Society.
  • Active participant, Marquette Ecumenical Martin Luther Working Group
  • Active participant, Chicagoland Association of Reformation Scholars
  • Managing director along with Dr. Matthew Levering (Mundelein Seminary) and Dr. George Kalantzis (Wheaton College), Chicago Theological Initiative


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