Bodie Hodge

Bodie Hodge

Engineer and author

Bodie Hodge has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He conducted research for his master’s degree through a grant from Lockheed Martin and developed a New Method of Production of Submicron Titanium Diboride. The new process was able to make titanium diboride cheaper, faster, and with higher quality. This technology is essential for some nanotechnologies.

Bodie published two peer-reviewed articles (with his advisor) on the subjects:

  • R. Koc, C. Meng, D. B. Hodge, P. F. Becher, and T. N. Tiegs, “New Method for Synthesis of Metal Carbides, Nitrides and Carbonitrides,” Advanced Industrial Materials (AIM) Program Annual Progress Report 1997 (May 1998): 25–40.
  • R. Koc and D. B. Hodge, “Production of TiB2 from a Precursor Containing Carbon Coated TiO2 and B4C,” Journal of Materials Science Letters 19, no. 8 (April 2000): 667–669, doi:10.1023/A:1006706510384.

During his years at SIUC, Bodie continued his personal study of biblical apologetics and began teaching this topic to a junior high Sunday school class. While at SIUC, he was the president of one of the few Christian student organizations, Christians Unlimited, and was also an officer in the student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

After earning his master’s degree, Bodie worked as a mechanical engineer for Grain Systems Incorporated, was a visiting instructor in mechanical engineering at SIUC, and worked as a test engineer through Aerotek Engineering for Caterpillar, Inc., in Peoria, Illinois, at the Peoria Proving Ground.

While working at Caterpillar, Bodie continued to teach apologetics to junior high and high school students. He did this until accepting a position with Answers in Genesis in 2003.

Bodie authored numerous articles and book chapters for Answers in Genesis and served as General Editor on the World Religions and Cults and Glass House books, among many others. Bodie also regularly appeared as a host on Answers News, our weekly news livestream.

Bodie’s wife, Renee, is Administrator for Answers Academy. Bodie and Renee were married in 2004 and have three daughters and one son.

Bodie is an avid genealogy fan who has traced his ancestry back to Adam and has written numerous articles (and a book) on the dispersion of people groups around the world after Babel.

In March of 2024, Bodie left Answers in Genesis to devote more time to his ministry, Biblical Authority Ministries, which he founded in 2020.

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