Dickinson College, B.A.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MDiv
Brown University, Ph.D.
About Dr. Hoffecker
Dr. W. Andrew Hoffecker, Professor of Church History Emeritus, brings extensive teaching experience to the RTS campus. As a Professor of Religion at Grove City College for 25 years, he taught a wide variety of classes: Church History, Apologetics, Systematic Theology, Missions, Medieval Philosophy, C. S. Lewis’ Apologetics, and Christianity and Culture, to name a few. He received his B.A. from Dickinson College, his MDiv from Gordon-Conwell and his Ph.D. from Brown University. He also served as a Captain in the United States Army. Dr. Hoffecker has contributed numerous historical articles in the Evangelical Dictionary of Theology and the Dictionary of Christianity in America as well as longer pieces on Benjamin B. Warfield in Makers of Christian Theology in America and C. S. Lewis in The Cresset. His doctoral work in the theology of Old Princeton resulted in Piety and the Princeton Theologians (1981) and will be further explored in his forthcoming biography of Charles Hodge which will appear in Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company’s reformed biographies in America series. He has edited a sequel to Building a Christian World View, entitled Revolutions in Worldview (2007).
- Building a Christian World View: The Universe, Society, and Ethics (Volume 2), Copley Custom Publishing Group, 1998.
- Building a Christian World View (Volume 1), P&R Publishing, 1986.
- Piety and the Princeton Theologians: Archibald Alexander, Charles Hodge, and Benjamin Warfield, P&R Publishing, 1981.