Todd W Hall


  • Professor of Psychology
  • Director, Institute for Research on Psychology and Spirituality
  • Editor, Journal of Psychology and Theology

Dr. Hall’s writing and research focuses on relational approaches to spiritual development. He is considered a leading expert on spiritual development and the integration of psychology and theology/spirituality. Dr. Hall has published extensively on the topic, in journals such as the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, Mental Health, Culture and Religion, Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Psychology and Christianity, and Journal of Psychology and Theology.  He has presented over 50 papers at national conferences on the topic of relational spirituality.

Dr. Hall recently co-authored (with Dr. John Coe) Psychology in the Spirit: Contours of a Transformational Psychology (2010), part of IVP’s Christian Worldview Integration series. He also co-authored a chapter in Christianity and Psychology: Five Views (IVP, 2011).  Dr. Hall developed the Spiritual Transformation Inventory (STI), which is the most widely used spiritual assessment tool among Christian colleges and universities.

Dr. Hall is a consultant for the Laity Leadership Institute, a Senior Fellow for the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), and has consulted with numerous organizations including the National Institute for Mental Health, Salvation Army, New York City Leadership Center, Moody Press, Wisdom Works, and numerous Christian universities. He is a sought-after conference speaker for Christian schools, non-profits, and churches around the country.

Dr. Hall maintains a small clinical practice in which he specializes in attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adults.

Faculty Profile

  • Biola University
  • 7 Items
  • 2.5 Hours of Content

Items By Author

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  • Spirituality in Emerging Adults

    by Todd W Hall

    48:28 — September 26, 2014

    Spirituality in Emerging Adults

    The way people become adults has changed over the past 50 years. No longer do we hit 18 and instantly mature to an adult. Instead, psychologists have found that during our years from 18-29, adultho...

  • We're loved into loving

    by Todd W Hall

    21:28 — January 31, 2014

    We're loved into loving

    Todd Hall (Professor of Psychology at Biola University) suggests that loving connection can repair the fragmentation and brokenness seen throughout modern society. He shares principles based on yea...

  • The Connected Life

    Dr. Todd Hall presents three spiritual challenges to his audience. He asks his listeners to reflect on how they think of God, how they relate to God, and how they think God thinks of them. He expla...

  • Furnishing the Soul, part 2

    Dr. Todd Hall continues the series "The 1 On: Spiritual Renewal" with part two of a message titled "Furnishing the Soul." In this message Dr. Hall continues to develop the five relational dimension...

  • Furnishing the Soul, part 1

    Dr. Todd Hall begins the series "The 1 On: Spiritual Renewal" with part one of a message titled "Furnishing the Soul." Furnishing the Soul is an approach to spiritual transformation that brings tog...

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