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Nathan D. Holsteen

Adjunct Professor in Theological Studies

BS, Louisiana State University, 1983; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1992; PhD, University of Aberdeen, 1996.

Dr. Holsteen has worked full-time in engineering and in ministry, and also has served as adjunct professor for The Criswell College and for Dallas Seminary. He particularly is interested in encouraging students to be fully engaged in the world outside the seminary walls, and loves to discuss the development of theological systems, especially in Reformation and post-Reformation contexts. He and his wife, Janice, have two children.

Courses Taught


Academic Interests

Reformation / post-Reformation Scottish theology
theological systems
foundations of dispensationalism
theological prolegomena

Personal Interests

personal computing


DTS Voice Videos

The Benedictus Option
The Doctrine of Original Sin: A Test Case
Historical Adam in the New Testament
Historical Adam in the Old Testament and Early Judaism
The Importance of the Historical Adam
Beware of Mud
Grace and Darkness

Journal Articles

  • "The Trinity in the Book of Hebrews." Bibliotheca Sacra (168:671). 2011. 334-346.
  • "Review of Nothing but the Truth: The Inspiration, Authority, and History of the Bible Explained." Bibliotheca Sacra (165:657). 2008. 101-102.
  • "Review of Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology." Bibliotheca Sacra (164:655). 2007. 364-365.