Hal M. Haller, Jr. Library Director and Assistant Professor of Bible and Theology at Luther Rice University.
A.A., Miami-Dade Community College; B.A., Florida Bible College; B.D., Luther Rice Seminary; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.Ln., Emory University; doctoral studies, Reformed Theological Seminary.
Rev. Haller grew up in Miami, Florida where he received Christ at 13 years of age. In 1967 he was ordained as a Southern Baptist pastor. He has served as a youth pastor, senior pastor, interim pastor, and minister of theology. He has also been a Christian school teacher, librarian, and principal before becoming an Academic Dean at another institution. He assisted in cataloging the Cardinal Manning Collection at the Pitts Theological Library at Emory University, was employed on the library staff of Clearwater Christian College, and has been a Library Director at Southeastern Bible College before coming to Luther Rice University/Seminary www.lru.edu . He is a member of the Association of Christian Librarians and the Evangelical Theological Society for whom he presented a paper on the rich young ruler at their 50th annual meeting that is available through Theological Research Exchange Network. He and his wife, Sue, are parents of three children, one of whom is a full-time church planter and two of whom are involved in lay ministry. Hal enjoys playing the guitar, mountain living, and writing in the area of theology, biblical studies, ethics, and popular apologetics. He is a Board member of Mountain Area Christian School in Morganton, North Georgia. http://www.macalions.org/
Commentary on Matthew
“Matthew” in The Grace New Testament Commentary. Vol 1 Denton, TX: Grace Evangelical Society, 2010.
Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society Fall 2000:
“Did the Rich Young Ruler Hear the Gospel According to Jesus?” http://www.faithalone.org/journal/2000ii/Haller_RichYoungRuler.pdf
The Journal for Biblical Ministry published as an electronic journal by Luther Rice University/Seminary:
Book Review of“Progressive Dispensationalism: An Analysis of the Movement and Defense of Traditional Dispensationalism “edited by Ron J. Bigalke, Jr. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2005. http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Journal%20for%20Biblical%20Ministries-Sp’09.pdf
“The Purpose of the Parable of the Good Samaritan Spring 2010, http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Journal%20Spring%202010%20Issue.pdf
“What Christians Need to Know about the Importance of Bible Doctrine (But May Not Be Inclined to Investigate) 4:1 Spring 2012 http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Spring%202012%20edition.pdf