Dr. John M. Reynolds

John Mark Reynolds

Dr. John M. Reynolds

Professor of Philosophy


Dr. John Mark Reynolds is the president of The Saint Constantine School in Houston, Texas and a fellow of the Center For Science and Culture at The Discovery Institute. He was the founder and director of the Torrey Honors Institute, the Socratic, great books-centered honors program at Biola University, and is the former Provost of Houston Baptist University. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester, where he wrote his dissertation analyzing cosmology and psychology in Plato's Timaeus. Dr. Reynolds is the author of numerous books, including When Athens Met Jerusalem: an Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought and is the editor of The Great Books Reader. He is a frequent blogger and lecturer on a wide range of topics including ancient philosophy, classical and home education, politics, faith, and virtue.

John Mark attends St. George Orthodox Church in Houston, Texas. John Mark and his wife Hope have four homeschool-graduate children: L.D., Mary Kate, Ian and Jane.


Educational Background

Ph. D. in Philosophy, University of Rochester

Teaching Interests

Apologetics, Philosophy

Current Projects and Research Interests

Cultural apologetics, philosophy, history and philosophy of education, dialectic and classical education.

Selected Publications

When Athens Met Jerusalem: an Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009).

Ed., The Great Books Reader: Excerpts and Essays on the Most Influential Books in Western Civilization (Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2011).

Blog: https://www.patheos.com/blogs/eidos/