J.I. Packer became Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Regent College in 1979. In 1989, he was installed as the first Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology. In 1996, he became Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology.
J.I. Packer has preached and lectured widely in Great Britain and North America, and is a frequent contributor to theological periodicals. His writings include: Fundamentalism and the Word of God, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, Knowing God, Growing in Christ, God has Spoken, Knowing Man, Beyond the Battle for the Bible, God’s Words, Keep in Step with the Spirit, Christianity the True Humanism, Your Father Loves You, Hot Tub Religion, A Quest for Godliness, Rediscovering Holiness, Concise Theology, A Passion For Faithfulness, and Knowing Christianity. He is a member of the Editorial Council of Christianity Today. He was General Editor of the English Standard Version of the Bible, published in Fall 2001.
Dr. Packer is married with three children. His interests include music (Western classical and early jazz), railroads, and English cricket.