Ken Schenck

Professor, New Testament & Ancient Languages; Dean of the School of Theology & Ministry

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Biography

Educational Background:

  • A.B., 1987, Southern Wesleyan University
  • M.Div., 1990, Asbury Theological Seminary
  • M.A., 1993, University of Kentucky
  • Ph.D., 1996, University of Durham

Interests

My research interests are primarily focused in the New Testament, especially Hebrews and Paul. Subsidiary interests include hermeneutics and biblical theology.

My publications include:

  • Cosmology and Eschatology in Hebrews: The Setting of the Sacrifice (Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2007)
  • A Brief Guide to Philo (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2005).
  • Understanding the Book of Hebrews (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2003).
  • Christian Philosophical Journey (Marion, IN: Triangle, 2014).
  • A Brief Guide to Biblical Interpretation (Marion, IN: Triangle, 2008).
  • Jesus is Lord: An Introduction to the New Testament (Marion, IN: Triangle, 2003).
  • The Early Church: Reaching the World (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2015).
  • Our Mission (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2015).
  • Our Foundation (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2015).
  • The Wisdom of Jesus (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2014).
  • The Witness of Jesus (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2014).
  • Jesus: Portraits in the Gospels (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2013).
  • Jesus: The Mission (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2013).
  • The Parables of Jesus (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2013).
  • The Passion of Jesus (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2013).
  • Paul: Prisoner of Hope, vol. 3 (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2012).
  • Our Righteousness: Romans 1-8 (Soldier of Peace Bible Study) (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2011)
  • Our Relationships: Romans 9-16 (Soldier of Peace Bible Study) (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2011).
  • Paul: Soldier of Peace (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2011).
  • Our Hope: 1 Thessalonians(Messenger of Grace Bible Study) (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2010).
  • Our Joy: Philippians (Messenger of Grace Bible Study) (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2010).
  • Paul: Messenger of Grace (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2010).
  • Making Sense of God's Word (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2009).
  • God's Plan Fulfilled (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2009).
  • 1 and 2 Corinthians, Wesleyan Biblical Commentary Series (Indianapolis: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2006) (popular commentary for the church)
  • Why Wesleyans Favor Women in Ministry (Indianapolis: The Wesleyan Church Department of Education and the Ministry, 2004).
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