Jerry Pattengale

Indiana Wesleyan University named Jerry Pattengale, Ph.D., its first University Professor in 2014. Jerry also serves as the executive director of education for the Museum of the Bible, where he was one of the museum’s two founding scholars (2010) and established its international Scholars Initiative. He is associate publisher for Christian Scholar’s Review and on the board for Yale’s Jonathan Edwards Center and the Religion News Service (RNS). Jerry has distinguished appointments at Tyndale House Cambridge, the Sagamore Institute, Excelsia College (Australia), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. In 2007 and 2008 he participated in roundtable meetings at the White House on compassion efforts, and has keynoted at many of America’s largest universities on Purpose-based education. In addition to authoring more than 20 books, his articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, InsideHigherEd, among others, and he has garnered various writing and education awards. His most recent books include, general editor for Global Impact Bible, The World’s Greatest Book, The Book: The History, Narrative and Impact of the Bible (4 Vols.), Faith Made Real, The New Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, The State of the Evangelical Mind, The Impact of the Bible on Western Culture (2 Vols.), and Is the Bible at Fault? How the Bible Has Been Used to Justify Evil and Suffering.