Doug Hume grew up in Louisville, KY, where he attended public high school and the University of Louisville. After graduating from university in 1991, Doug went to former East Berlin, Germany, where he lived for five years, serving as an ecumenical volunteer, working as a tour guide in Berlin's Protestant Cathedral, and studying theology at the Humboldt University. Doug returned to the US in 1997 and began his M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary, which he completed in 2000. He stayed at Princeton, completing his Ph.D. in New Testament Studies in 2009. While working on his dissertation, Doug served as campus minister for three years (2004-2007) at Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, VA. Doug moved to the Charlotte, NC area in Fall 2007 to assume a position of Assistant Professor of Religion at Pfeiffer University.
Doug met his wife, Jana Strukova, at Princeton. Jana teaches part time at Pfeiffer University and does freelance writing and teaching in the area of Practical Theology. Doug also enjoys playing trombone, reading, and playing with his dog, an 120 lb Rottweiler/retriever mix, Bear.
Doug is an ordained minister and holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. His dissertation, on the Early Christian Community in Acts, was published by Mohr Siebeck press in Tübingen, Germany in 2009 and is available through Amazon.