Robert Snyder
Philosophy & Religion

Robert Snyder

Lecturer in Religion

Faculty Information

Additional Faculty Information for Robert Snyder


B.S., North Dakota State University, 1992

B.S.M.E., North Dakota State University, 1992

M.Div., Central Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998

Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005


REL 105 – The Western Theological Tradition

CSP 259 – The Theology of C. S. Lewis


Robert A. Snyder, “The Divine Name in the Gospel of John,” in For It Stands in Scripture: Essays in Honor of W. Edward Glenny, ed. Ardel B. Caneday with Anna Rask & Greg Rosauer (St. Paul: The University of Northwestern Bernsten Library, 2019), pp. 101-125.

“C. S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy” (first delivered at Rockwell Lake Lodge, 2019)

“Lessons from Fundamentalism” (2018)

“Civil Rights in America” (2016)

“The American Sexual Revolution” (2015)


Bob Snyder is both a preacher and a teacher, having served in the pastorate and at various schools. He holds degrees in mathematics, engineering, theology, and church history, having earned a Ph.D. in American church history from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is currently an associate pastor at Countryside Bible Church in Jonesville, Michigan, a teacher and director at Spring Branch Academy, and a lecturer in religion at Hillsdale College. He and his wife Jinna have been married for 30 years, and have been blessed with six children — Paul, Laura, Noah, Owen, Joseph, and Mary — and a growing number of grandchildren.