November 12, 2013
Asbury Theological Seminary announces with profound gratitude a $5 million gift from a long-time friend and Trustee of Asbury Theological Seminary in support of the Church Planting initiative and global partnerships as set forth in the Seminary’s strategic plan. The initial gift of $3 million this year will be followed by a second gift of $2 million Read More
October 21, 2013
George Hunter, Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) in the ESJ School, recently published his eighteenth book “Should We Change Our Game Plan?” (Abingdon Press, 2013). More recently, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Great Commission Research Network. His next book, which Abingdon has scheduled for a Spring 2015 release, is provisionally titled “The Rediscovery of Read More
Asbury Theological Seminary Professor Dr. Ben Witherington to Speak at Ratzinger Foundation Historical Jesus Symposium
October 4, 2013
WILMORE, KY (October 2, 2013) – Asbury Theological Seminary Professor, Dr. Ben Witherington III, Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, is traveling to Rome October 24-26, 2013 for a symposium entitled The Gospels. Historical and Christological Research sponsored by the Joseph Ratzinger Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation. While the symposium is being Read More
September 20, 2013
Asbury Theological Seminary Professor of Philosophy and Religion Dr. Michael Peterson will hold a debate on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 with Dr. Michael Ruse, Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University. This 90 minute Christian Theism verses Atheist Naturalism debate begins at 11:00 AM in McKenna Chapel on the Asbury Seminary campus Read More
September 12, 2013
ATS Adjunct Faculty and Alumnus Dr. Dan W. Dunn has recently published Offer Them Life: A Life-Based Evangelistic Vision, through Wipf & Stock. Dr. Joe Dongell endorses the book with these comments: “Dan Dunn’s experience as a missionary, his ability as a scholar, and his passion as a follower of Jesus have converged into a beautifully Read More
September 6, 2013
Pickwick Publications, an imprint of WIPF and STOCK Publishers, has released a new book by Dr. Michael C. Voigts, Affiliate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Asbury Theological Seminary, titled Letters of Ascent: Spiritual Direction in the Letters of Bernard of Clairvaux. Bernard of Clairvaux is best known by many today for his mystical approach to Read More
July 18, 2013
Asbury Theological Seminary and Asbury University held their third Wesleyan Studies Summer Seminar (WSSS) in June 2013. This seminar has been established to develop and support research, writing and publication in the broad field of Wesleyan studies.
July 18, 2013
Abingdon Press has just published a new book by Dr. Kenneth J. Collins (Asbury Theological Seminary) and Dr. Jason E. Vickers (United Theological Seminary). The Sermons of John Wesley: A Collection for the Christian Journey is a new and engaging collection of sermons that embraces the historic 44 sermons that John Wesley approved, plus the 8 more of the North American collection (52 sermons) and to this is added 8 sermons, carefully chosen, to fill things out for contemporary interests resulting in a grand total of sixty sermons.
Asbury Theological Seminary and the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies Form New Partnership
July 5, 2013
On June 24th, 2013 Asbury Theological Seminary and the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies (SAIACS) entered a multi-faceted cooperative affiliation, providing a structure for bilateral faculty and student exchange, team-teaching, joint research and publication projects, cooperative mission ventures, and digital resource sharing.
The Center for the Study of World Christian Revitalization Movements to co-sponsor a Consultation in Nairobi, Kenya
July 5, 2013
Entitled, “New Cities, New Jerusalems: Emerging Patterns of Christian Identity in Urban East Africa,” the Consultation opens with a lecture by Emeritus Professor Paul Gifford of the Center for Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. The heart of the Consultation then consists of two days of intensive work by international, interdisciplinary teams of scholars and practitioners who will examine five case studies on current renewal movements in Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), and Bunia (Democratic Republic of Congo).