Justin Holcomb

Justin is an Episcopal priest (serving as the Canon for Vocations in the Diocese of Central Florida) and teaches theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Reformed Theological Seminary. He previously taught at the University of Virginia and Emory University.

Justin holds two masters degrees from Reformed Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Emory University.

Justin wrote Know the Heretics, Know the Creeds and Councils, On the Grace of God, and Acts: A 12-Week Study. He and his wife, Lindsey, are authors of three books: Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual AssaultIs It My Fault?: Hope and Healing for Those Suffering Domestic Violence; and God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies. He is also the editor of Christian Theologies of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction (NYU Press, 2006) and For the World: Essays in Honor of Richard L. Pratt Jr.

Justin serves on the boards of REST (Real Escape from the Sex Trade) and GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in Christian Environments).

Books by Justin Holcomb

Articles By Justin Holcomb

What Do You Do for a Living?

Thursday February 27, 2020

christian life

The question What do you do? is what our culture uses to define ourselves and other people—to determine Who are you? How valuable are you? Many of us see work as a key part of our identity. Our work makes us feel useful—or not, which is why many unemployed and retired people can fall into despair.

6 Devastating Effects of Sexual Assault

Tuesday January 28, 2020

pain & suffering

Victims of sexual assault experience many devastating physical, psychological, and emotional effects. The most prevalent responses include denial, distorted self-image, shame, guilt, anger, and despair. If this is you (or someone you love), you need to understand that the gospel of Jesus applies to each of these.

Ninety-Five Theses

Tuesday October 30, 2018

scripture theology

Luther’s courage and his willingness to confront what he deemed to be clear error is just as important today as it was then.