Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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TEDS Faculty since 2002

Graham A. Cole, ThD

Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology


BA, MTh, University of Sydney
BD, University of London
Dip A (Theol) Moore Theological College
ThL, ThD, Australian College of Theology


Cole is an ordained Anglican minister. After serving in two Australian parishes he lectured in Christian Thought (Theology, Apologetics and Philosophy) at Moore Theological College and the university of Sydney in the Philosophy of Religion until 1992. From 1992 to 2001 he was the Principal of Ridley College, University of Melbourne and lecturing in Christian Thought. He has also served as a member of the Council of the university of Melbourne. From 2002-2011 he was Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at TEDS. In 2011 he was invited to become the Anglican Professor of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. In 2015 he moved back to Trinity to become Dean. He is the author of two books on the Holy Spirit, one on the atonement, another on the incarnation, and most recently one on angels, Satan and demons.

Selected Publications

  • He Who Gives Life: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Crossway, 2007)
  • Engaging With the Holy Spirit: Real Questions, Practical Answers (Crossway, 2008)
  • God the Peacemaker: How Atonement Brings Shalom (IVP Academic, 2010)
  • The God Who Became Human: A Biblical Theology of Incarnation (IVP Academic, 2013)