Dr. Joseph Okello

Professor of Philosophy of Christian Religion

Dr. Joseph B. Onyango Okello serves as visiting assistant professor of philosophy of Christian religion.

Dr. Okello received a Th.B. from Scott Theological College (Kenya), 1994; a M.Div. (1999) and M.A. in church music (2000) at Asbury Seminary; and a M.A. (2004) and Ph.D. (2007) in philosophy at the University of Kentucky.

While he was a student at Asbury Seminary, he earned the Frank Bateman Stanger award for excellence in preaching and the Philosophy and Christian apologetics award. Dr. Okello has served as a pastor and choral director at Africa Inland Church. He has published several articles and books, including Revisiting God: A Commonsense Approach to Theism (Xulon Press, 2008).

In addition to his duties at Asbury Seminary, he is also an adjunct instructor at Asbury College and the University of Kentucky.

He is married to Sophia.

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