Dr. John Aloisi has taught church history at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary since 2010 and has served as the librarian at DBTS since 2001. He is currently Associate Professor of Historical Theology, Chairman of the Historical Theology department, and editor of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal.
Dr. Aloisi received his M.Div. and Th.M. degrees from DBTS. His Th.M. thesis explored the use of Psalm 110:1 in the early church. He earned a Ph.D. in historical theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, writing his dissertation on the role of ethical monism in the theology of Augustus Hopkins Strong.
Dr. Aloisi’s articles and book reviews have been published in magazines such as Frontline and The Christian Librarian and in numerous scholarly venues, including Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, Journal of Early Christian Studies, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Trinity Journal, and Westminster Theological Journal.
Dr. Aloisi and his wife Marcia have eight children. During his free time, Dr. Aloisi enjoys reading, home improvement, and wrestling with his kids.
“Augustus Hopkins Strong’s Attempt to Reconcile Orthodox Theology and Modern Philosophy.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 23 (2018): 87–103.
“Jacob Arminius and the Doctrine of Original Sin.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 21 (2016): 183–205.
Review of Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise, by Kevin M. Schultz. Journal of Ecclesiastical History 63 (April 2012): 433–34.
Review of 428 A.D.: An Ordinary Year at the End of the Roman Empire, by Giusto Traina. Journal of Early Christian Studies 18 (Fall 2010): 468–70.
“‘His Flesh for Our Flesh’: The Doctrine of Atonement in the Second Century.“ Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 14 (2009): 23–44.
“The Paraclete’s Ministry of Conviction: Another Look at John 16:8–11.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47 (March 2004): 55–69.
- CH501 Church History I
- CH502 Church History II
- CH503 Church History III
- CH504 Baptist History
- CH701 History of Christian Doctrine
- CH703 Reformation Theology
- CH710 History of Christianity in America
- CH712 History of Missions
- ST766 Seminar in Systematic Theology: Trinitarianism
- PhD, Historical Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
- ThM, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
- MDiv, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary