Alan Ingalls
Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament


Dr. Alan D. Ingalls came to Northeastern Baptist College from Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, PA, where he was Professor of Old Testament Languages and Literature from 1999-2017. His specialties include Hebrew, Hebrew exegesis, the Pentateuch, and Jeremiah, with a strong interest in Jewish practices and thought. He brings a wealth of scholarly research, teaching, and pastoral experience to NEBC. He has taught a variety of Old Testament undergraduate and graduate courses as well as lead multiple doctoral seminars. He pastored Creston Baptist Church, Creston, Nebraska, from 1993 to 1999.

Dr. Ingalls has written and published multiple scholarly articles, book reviews, and presented many professional papers dealing with a broad range of Old Testament and contemporary cultural issues. He notes that whether he is writing, teaching in a classroom, or preaching in a local church, “Teaching the Word of God is my passion and priority. I aim not merely to impart knowledge, but to disciple my students to serve the Lord with passion and skill.”

A small sample of his broad ranging Writings & Publications include:

  • “The Literary Unity of the Book of Numbers.” Th.D. Dissertation, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1991.
  • “Headcoverings in the Old Testament.” Journal of Ministry & Theology 4:2 (Fall 2000): 41-52.
  • “A Christian Perspective on the Harry Potter Phenomenon.” Journal of Ministry & Theology 5:1 (Spring 2001): 69-88.
  • “Jihad and Martyrdom in Islam.” Journal of Ministry & Theology 6:1 (Spring 2002):5-20.
  • “Women and the Work of God in the Pentateuch.” The Journal of Ministry & Theology 12, no. 1 (2008): 46-65.

B.A., Cedarville College
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary