Jerry Pattengale

Indiana Wesleyan University (f. 1920, over 14,000 students) named Jerry its first University Professor in 2014. He also serves as the executive director of education for 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). He has distinguished appointments at Tyndale House Cambridge, the Sagamore Institute, Excelsia College (Australia), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. In addition to more than 20 books, his articles have appeared in many leading venues (WP, WSJ, CT, InsideHigherEd, etc.) and he has garnered various writing and education awards. 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. Books in 2017 include: The World’s Greatest Book (w/ Lawrence Schiffman), The Global Impact Bible, The Book: The History, Narrative and Impact of the Bible (4 Vols.), and Faith Made Real. Books scheduled for 2018 include: The New Foxe’s Book of Martyrs (Tyndale House), The State of the Evangelical Mind (IVP), The Impact of the Bible on Western Culture (2 Vols, MOTB), CSR (theme issue on the evangelical mind), and Is the Bible at Fault? How the Bible Has Been Used to Justify Evil and Suffering (Worthy).