March 2, 2017 — Opening the door for new opportunities to share the gospel, Asbury University’s Missions Program has been refocused as Intercultural Studies.
Christian Studies & Philosophy Department News
February 3, 2017 — A new book by Dr. David Rightmire, professor of Bible and Theology at Asbury University, explores The Salvation Army’s non-sacramental practice.
October 5, 2016 — Thanks to gifts made through “Ignited: The Campaign for Asbury University,” Chris Bounds ‘88 serves as Asbury’s new Wesley Scholar and chair of the Christian Studies and Philosophy Department.
February 10, 2016 — Youth Becoming Leaders (YBL) challenges high school students to lead in church and society.
October 15, 2015 — AU English Professor Devin Brown wrote the script and study materials for a new Zondervan DVD and study guide on C.S. Lewis’s classic book.
December 30, 2014 — Just a fun series of lists – with a new list each week. Enjoy these, but also feel free to add your own thoughts to the lists at our Facebook page
October 8, 2014 — From the beginning of his professional academic career, Dr. Kevin Anderson, an associate professor in Asbury University’s Christian Studies and Philosophy Department, has balanced intellectual inquiry with a sensitive awareness of his students’ personal experiences concerning the Biblical concepts on which he teaches.
November 5, 2013 — Modeling academic excellence for the Asbury community, Associate Professor Kevin Anderson of the Christian Studies and Philosophy department has recently published an article titled “Resurrection” in the well-known Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. The article grew out of Anderson’s doctoral research, which investigated the topic of resurrection in Luke and Acts. “For that work I had to do extensive research in the whole second temple period of Judaism, as well as some research into how people in the Hellenistic world would have viewed resurrection,” Anderson said. “So I have that wider research, as well as specific research into resurrection in Luke and Acts.”
September 6, 2013 — As Asbury University students settle into the routine of Chapel, classes, sports and other student activities, recent alumni are already putting their education to work around the world. Here is a look at just a few examples of the ways young alumni are already impacting the world:
June 20, 2013 — Dr. Victor Hamilton, professor emeritus of Old Testament at Asbury University, recently wrote an introduction for a book entitled "Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation," published by Hendrickson (2013). The book is the product of a symposium, which Hamilton chaired, on the subject in 2011. The bulk of the book is essays by five evangelical OT scholars on how they read Genesis 1-2, with a response to each essay by the other four essayists.