Sam O'Neal

  • Author or co-author of The Bible Answer Book and three other books
  • Content editor for Lifeway Christian Resources 
  • Editor for Christianity Today


Sam O'Neal is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He is a professional writer and editor with a life-long passion for and appreciation of the Bible. Sam is currently a senior editor at Thomas Nelson Publishers and was a content editor with LifeWay Christian Resources for six years. Sam also worked as editor and writer for Christianity Today and Wheaton College and has authored or co-authored four books on bible studies. He wrote for ThoughtCo for about three years.


Sam graduated from Wheaton College in 2002 with a B.A. in English Literature. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Christian Studies from Union University in Hendersonville, TN.


ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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