Mark Reasoner , Ph.D.
Professor of Biblical Theology

(317) 955-6175
Oldenburg Hall, Room 116



Mark Reasoner was born in Japan and lived there until he was 18 years old. After completing his education, he taught at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN for about 20 years. He has taught at Marian University since 2010.


  • B.A. Bethel University (Biblical & Theological Studies; Philosophy), 1982
  • M.A. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (New Testament), 1985
  • M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1985
  • Ph.D. University of Chicago (New Testament & Early Christian Literature), 1990


  • Member, Society of Biblical Literature (1990-present)
  • Member, Catholic Biblical Association (1992-present)
  • Member, Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (2006-present)
  • Mandatum, Archdiocese of Indianapolis (2010-present)

Courses taught

  • THL 105 Introduction to Theology
  • THL 129 Introductory Biblical Greek I
  • THL 130 Introductory Biblical Greek II
  • THL 226 Old Testament
  • THL228 New Testament
  • THL 327 Psalms and Other Biblical Prayer Texts
  • THL 328 St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Research interests / portfolio

  • Pauline letters
  • Cultural world of the New Testament
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