Portrait of Dr. Justus Hunter

Justus H. Hunter

Assistant Professor of Church History


Justus teaches church history and theology. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of medieval theology, scholasticism, doctrine of God and Christology. His current research is on the motive for the incarnation from Anselm of Canterbury to John Duns Scotus.



BA, Asbury College (2004)

MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary (2009)

MA, The University of Dayton (2011)

PhD, Southern Methodist University (2015)



His work has appeared in the journals Ecclesiology and Wesleyan Theological Journal, as well as the T&T Clark Companion to Reformation Theology (Bloomsbury, 2012) and The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).


If Adam Had Not Sinned: The Reason for the Incarnation from Anselm to Scotus. (The Catholic University of America Press, 2020)



Justus is a lay member of The United Methodist Church. He is married to Ellen Ann Hunter, and they have two sons, Justus II and Miles, and two daughters, Lucy and Rose.

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