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Dr. Sam Kim—New Assistant Professor of Missiology

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Sam Kim to the Asbury Theological Seminary community as Assistant Professor of Missiology on the Kentucky Campus. Dr. Kim recently completed her Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Asbury Seminary in 2013. Her dissertation examined the Identity Crisis of Jordanian BMB (Believer from Muslim Background) Women at the Beginning Phase… Read More »


Dr. Jonathan Powers—New Assistant Professor of Worship

Asbury Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Jonathan Powers to the community as the Assistant Professor of Worship. Prior to joining the Seminary faculty in this capacity, Dr. Powers served as an Adjunct Professor of Worship at Asbury Theological Seminary. “Dr. Jonathan Powers brings an added dimension to the Seminary faculty with his focus on catechesis, sacramental… Read More »


New Testament Scholar Craig Keener’s NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible Named Bible of the Year

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) named Dr. Craig Keener’s NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible as the Bible of the Year at the 2017 Christian Book Awards. The Christian Book Awards have recognized the highest quality in Christian books since 1978 and are the most prestigious awards in the religious publishing industry. “I am grateful… Read More »


Asbury Seminary Receives Grant from Wabash Center for Teaching & Learning in Theology & Religion

Asbury Theological Seminary received a $33,000 grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. This grant allows students to explore and prepare to teach online courses prior to graduation to prepare them for a job post-graduation. This grant is a dimension of the Lily Endowment and begins June 2017 to… Read More »


Faculty Publications Spring 2017

Books: Arnold, Bill. The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East, edited with Brent A. Strawn. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2016.  Oswalt, John. The Book of Isaiah: Chapters 40-55. Franklin, Tenn.; Seedbed Publishing, 2016. Peterson, Michael. The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings (University of Notre Dame Press,… Read More »


Asbury Seminary mourns the passing of Dr. Dennis Kinlaw

Asbury Theological Seminary extends condolences to the family of Dr. Dennis Kinlaw. Dr. Kinlaw served as professor of Old Testament Languages and Literature at the Seminary from 1963-1968. He was president of Asbury University from 1968-81 and 1986-91. He also founded the Francis Asbury Society and authored several books. “I had the distinct privilege of… Read More »


Dr. Michael Voigts—New Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Michael Voigts to the community as Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation on the Kentucky Campus. Dr. Voigts has taught as an affiliate professor at Asbury Seminary since 2008 and will join the community in this new role on July 1, 2017. “I am delighted that Dr. Mike Voigts will… Read More »


David Bauer Prize for Excellence in Writing Winners Announced

Asbury Theological Seminary’s chapter of the Theta Phi Honors Society awarded three students the David Bauer Prize for Excellence in Writing. This year marks the first for this competition and provides students pursuing master’s degrees with an opportunity to present original research to their peers. “Theta Phi is an international honors society composed of independently-operating… Read More »


Drs. Tennent & O’Malley Receive Awards at WTS Conference

Dr. Timothy Tennent, President of Asbury Theological Seminary, and Dr. Steve O’Malley, John T. Seamands Professor of Methodist Holiness History, received the Pastor-Preacher-Scholar Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award respectively at the Wesleyan Theological Society (WTS). “I am humbled to receive this award from the Wesleyan Theological Society and am grateful for the honor that… Read More »


Asbury Theological Seminary Hosts Wesleyan Theological Society

More than 200 scholars and theologians gathered on Asbury Theological Seminary’s campus for the 52nd annual Wesleyan Theological Society (WTS) meeting, March 3-4. This year’s theme was “The Church, The People of God,” with keynote speakers, Dr. Sondra Wheeler (Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington D.C.) and Dr. Phil Meadows (Nazarene Theological College, Manchester, UK). An awards… Read More »