Dr. Han-luen Kantzer Komline holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame, an Mdiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a BA in Philosophy from Wheaton College (IL). She serves as Assistant Professor of Church History and Theology at Western Theological Seminary.

Her first book project,
Augustine on the Will: A Theological Account, is forthcoming with Oxford University Press. Her current project is on novelty in early Christian theology.


Forthcoming publications:

“The Human Person and Visions of Asceticism,” in The Cambridge History of Early Christian Theology, ed. Lewis Ayres (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020/21).

“Predestination,” in
Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, ed. Paul J.J. van Geest, David Hunter and Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte (Leiden: Brill).

“Heart Conditions:
Gilead and Augustinian Theology,” in Balm in Gilead: A Theological Dialogue with Marilynne Robinson, ed. Timothy Larsen and Keith Johnson (Downer’s Grove: IVP, 2019).*

“Augustine and the Limits of Evil: From Creation to Christ in the
Enchiridion,” in Creation and the Problem of Evil, ed. Matthew Levering and David Luy (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019).

“Barth and Augustine,” in the
Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth, ed. George Hunsinger and Keith L. Johnson (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018).

Upcoming presentations:

“Augustine on Martyrdom, Death, and Asceticism.” Plenary lecture at Finkenwalde Day, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, AL, October 16, 2018.

“Going to Church with Augustine.” Calvin College Symposium on Worship, Calvin College and Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI, January 24-26, 2019.