Professor Dan Lioy

Professor of Biblical Theology

Chair of Biblical Theology Department

Head of the S.T.M. Program 


phone: (503) 508-1794



Dan Lioy is an ordained minister with the North American Lutheran Church and has an active teaching and preaching ministry at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Salem, Oregon. In 2002, Dan received his Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from the Potchefstroom Campus of North-West University (South Africa). Dan is a permanent faculty member in the graduate school of ILT. He also is the Senior Research Manager for the Postgraduate School of South African Theological Seminary, a professor in the School of Continuing Theological Studies at North-West University, and an adjunct faculty member at George Fox Seminary. 



• Ph.D., North-West University, 2002

• M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988

• B.Sc., University of Southern California, 1981



• Institute of Lutheran Theology, Graduate Programs, Professor of Exegetical Theology (Old and New Testaments), 2011-present

• North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, School of Continuing Theological Studies, Extraordinary Professor, 2011-present

• George Fox Seminary, DMin Program, Adjunct Faculty and Expert Advisor, 2010-present

• South African Theological Seminary, Postgraduate School, Senior Research Manager, 2005-present

• Southwestern College, Professional Studies Division, Lead Faculty, Ministry Programs, 2004-2012

• Marylhurst University, Religious Studies Department, Associate Faculty, 1999-present



• Lioy, D. (2016). Lioy, Dan Facets of Pauline Discourse in Christocentric and Christotelic Perspective. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 166). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

• Lioy, D. (2011). Evolutionary Creation in Biblical and Theological Perspective. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 148). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

• Lioy, D. (2010). Axis of Glory: A Biblical and Theological Analysis of the Temple Motif in Scripture. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 138). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

• Lioy, D. (2008). The Divine Sabotage: An Expositional Journey through Ecclesiastes. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers.

• Lioy, D. (2007). Jesus as Torah in John 1—12. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers.

• Lioy, D. (2005). The Search for Ultimate Reality: Intertextuality between the Genesis and Johannine Prologues. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 93). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

• Lioy, D. (2004). The Decalogue in the Sermon on the Mount. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 66). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

• Lioy, D. (2003). The Book of Revelation in Christological Focus. (Studies in Biblical Literature, V. 58). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

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