Board of Advisors
The Board of Advisors is a group of individuals with content expertise in science, theology, pastoral care, Christian education and other fields of relevance to the vision and mission of BioLogos. The Advisors agree to meet once a year to provide wisdom to the leadership team.
Denis Alexander directs the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge, where he was elected a fellow in 1998. He has spent the past 40 years in the biological research community. Since 1992 he has been editor of the journal Science & Christian Belief.
Stephen Blake is president of Los Angeles-based Realm Entertainment, a theatrical motion picture production company established to tell powerful universal stories, and to connect these stories to the world. To date, he has brought over 200 projects to theatrical and television screens.
Ross Hastings is the associate professor of pastoral theology at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C. He teaches in the areas of theology, preaching, the theology and spirituality of mission, science and Trinitarian theology, and ethics.
Joel Hunter is senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Orlando, FL. Married to a biologist, Hunter has linked scripture and science throughout his ministry. He is on the boards of directors of Children’s Environment Health Network and First Green Bank.
Randy Isaac is a solid-state physics research scientist and executive director of the American Scientific Affiliation, where he has been a member since 1976 and a fellow since 1996. Isaac received his bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College in Illinois and his doctorate in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ard Louis is a Royal Society University research fellow and a reader in theoretical physics at Oxford University, where he leads an interdisciplinary research group studying problems on the border between chemistry, physics and biology.
Tim O’Connor is a professor of philosophy and chair of the department of philosophy at Indiana University. He specializes in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion. O’Connor received his doctorate in philosophy from Cornell University; his dissertation focused on free agency.
Thomas Jay Oord is professor of theology and philosophy at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. He specializes in research related to love, relational thought and science and religion. Oord is an ordained minister.
John Walton is a professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Illinois and an editor and writer of Old Testament comparative studies and commentaries. Throughout his research, Walton has focused his attention on comparing the culture and literature of the Bible and the ancient Near East.