Dr. Dennis Ngien

Title & Contact Info

Research Professor of Theology

 Email: dngien [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2763

Academic Credentials

BA, University of Saskatchewan, 1982
MCS, Canadian Theological Seminary, 1984
MDiv, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1986
STM, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1988
PhD, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, 1993

Areas of Specialization

Systematic Theology, Martin Luther, Reformation Theologies, Christology, Soteriology, Trinity, Medieval Theology


Dr. Ngien was the former Alister E. McGrath Chair of Christian Thought & Spirituality and Professor of Systematic Theology. Since September 2022, he serves as the Research Professor of Theology. He is the author of several monographs including the most recent Grace and Law in Galatians: Justification in Luther and Calvin (Cascade Books, 2023), and Paragon of Excellence. Luther's Sermons on I Peter (Fortress Press, 2023). He edited McGrath Festschrift, The Interface of Science, Theology, and Religion: Essays in Honor of Alister E. McGrath (Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2019). His articles have appeared in journals such as the International Journal of Systematic Theology, Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology, Evangelical Review of Theology, Heythrop Journal, etc. His article, "The God Who Suffers", appeared on Christianity Today's 50th-anniversary webpage, and is considered one of the significant works. He continues to work on several book projects.

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