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J.R. Gilhooly

J.R. Gilhooly, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theology


Dr. John R. Gilhooly teaches philosophy and theology at Cedarville University and is Director of the Honors Program. 

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Historical Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Th., University of Dallas
  • B.A. in Literature, Texas A&M University

Scholarly Works

  • Evil and a Selection of its Theological Problems
  • 40 Questions about Angels, Demons, and Spiritual Warfare
  • Open-Mindedness and the Philosophy of Religion
  • Angels and Non-Reductive Dualism
  • Transgenderism, Human Ontology, and the Metaphysics of Properties

View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »


  • Favorite places to visit: College Station, Texas
  • Hobbies: Science fiction
  • Why I’m at Cedarville: I wanted to be part of a faculty committed to teaching students to think deeply in light of our Christian confession and the biblical witness