Mac Sandlin

Doctoral Candidate

Teaching Assistant


Email: Mac Sandlin
Phone: 937-229-4322

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Mac is an associate professor in Harding University's College of Bible and Ministry where he has taught Bible and theology since 2009. In 2014, he took an academic leave to pursue a PhD in theology at the University of Dayton. Mac's major areas of academic interest include: Moral Theology, U.S. Cultural Studies, Systematic Theology, Scripture, and the Doctrine of God. He is a lifelong member of Churches of Christ (Stone-Campbell Movement), and in addition to his career in the academy, he ministers and teaches within the Church.

Courses Taught

  • REL 103: Introduction to Religious and Theological Studies


  • MDiv, Harding School of Theology
  • BA in History and Ministry, Harding University


Working Title:

The Spirit of Virtue: A Pneumatological Ethic for Churches of Christ


Dr. Brad Kallenberg


Dr. William Portier, Dr. Dennis Doyle, Dr. Jana Bennett

Scholarly Publications and Presentations


"Innocence and Redemption in American Myth." Restoration Quarterly, vol. 52, no. 3 (Fall 2010), 157-168. 

"Blasphemy, Risk, and the Name of God" Leaven, vol. 21, no. 2 (Summer 2013), 75-79. 


“Pedagogical Approaches to the study of the Old Testament,” Christian Scholars Conference

“Ecumenical Dialogue on Natural Theology: Catholic, Evangelical, and Post-Liberal Approaches” Christian Scholars Conference (Session Convener)