Research Fellow: The Meaning of Love

Charles Trimm

Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Talbot School of Theology


Dr. Trimm loves to inspire students to recognize the beauty of the Old Testament and its relevance for the life of the church today. Having served for several years in pastoral ministry, he strives to encourage the spiritual growth of his students in all his classes. He received his PhD from Wheaton College in 2012, writing his dissertation on God acting as a divine warrior in the exodus. His research interests include warfare in the ancient Near East, the family in the Old Testament, and difficult topics relating to the ethics of God in the Old Testament. He is married to Mariah, has four children, Eily, Kellen, Brynne, and Deklan. When he is not teaching, he can often be found watching soccer.