|Was||Religious scholar Theologian|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||1 July 1925, Clinton, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA|
|Death||6 September 2015, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA (aged 90 years)|
Rufus Hollis Gause (July 1, 1925 – September 6, 2015), known as Dr. Hollis Gause, was a leading Pentecostal theologian in the Church of God (Cleveland). Gause began his teaching career in 1947 at Lee College (Cleveland, Tennessee). He became the first dean and director of the Church of God School of Theology in 1975. Gause served as president of the Society for Pentecostal Studies from 1971 to 1972. Gause also Pastored The Warren Church of God in Warren, Michigan (Now known as The Maranatha Church of God) from 1982–1984.
Gause has authored books of both a popular and scholarly nature. In 2006 he co-authored a book with Dr. Kimberly Ervin Alexander entitled Women in Leadership: A Pentecostal Perspective published by the Church of God Theological Seminary's Center for Pentecostal Leadership and Care. Gause died in 2015 at the age of 90.