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Wesleyan Study Bible CommentaryThe Wesleyan Bible Study Commentary series was published by Wesleyan Publishing House from 1996-2007.

According to the publisher, the series for personal study and for those involved in the teaching ministries of the church.

The Wesleyan Bible Study Commentary series aims to encourage and promote life change in believers by applying Scripture in relevant and practical ways.

Authors are committed to the Wesleyan-Armenian perspective.

Volumes in the series

Genesis – Wilbur Glenn Williams

Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 324

Wilbur Glenn Williams has been a professor of biblical literature and archaeology at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, for more than thirty years. Each year he leads group tours to the Bible lands and has visited Israel more than ninety times.

Psalms – Stephen J. Lennox

Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 436

Stephen J. Lennox is chairman of the Division of Religion and Philosophy at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. He has been an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church for sixteen years and pastored several Wesleyan churches in the United States.

Proverbs – Stephen J. Lennox

Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 326

Stephen J. Lennox is chairman of the Division of Religion and Philosophy at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. He has been an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church for sixteen years and pastored several Wesleyan churches in the United States.

Matthew – Roger Hahn

Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 288

Roger L. Hahn is professor of New Testament and dean of the faculty at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, a pastor, a conference and camp speaker, and he teaches in a variety of contexts internationally.

Mark – David Smith

Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 288

David Smith is associate professor of biblical studies and chair of the religion and philosophy division at Indiana Wesleyan University. He holds an M.A. in biblical studies and an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Durham in England.

Luke – Ken Heer

Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 336

Kenneth Heer is the executive assistant to the Board of General Superintendents of the Wesleyan Church and Coordinator of the Leadership Development Journey. He has served twenty eight years in pastoral ministry and eighteen years in denominational leadership positions.

John – Joseph Dongell

Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 260

Joseph R. Dongell is an associate professor of biblical studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and teaches in a variety of church and parachurch settings.

Acts – Philip A. Bence

Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 252

Philip A. Bence is the site director for McMaster Divinity College’s Doctor of Ministry program based in Houghton, New York. He also serves as the pastor of two nearby churches. He is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and a former missionary teacher at Kingsley College in Melbourne, Australia.

Romans – Clarence L. Bence

Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 248

Clarence L. Bence is a professor of church history and theology at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. He is an ordained minister of The Wesleyan Church, a former pastor and administrator, and speaks extensively at camps, retreats and college campuses.

1 and 2 Corinthians – Kenneth Schenck

Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 335

Kenneth Schenck is associate professor of biblical studies at Indiana Wesleyan University. He holds an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary and an M.A. in classical languages and literature from the University of Kentucky. His doctoral work at the University of Durham in England focused on the letter to the Hebrews.

Galatians, Philippians, Colossians – Earle Wilson, Alex Deasley, and Barry Callen

Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 352

Earle L. Wilson has served as a pastor, a professor, and a college president. Since 1984, he has been a General Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church. He has earned B.S., Th.B., B.D., and Th.M. degrees and awarded a D.D.

Alex R.G. Deasley has received B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. He spent several years in the pastoral ministry and educational work in Scotland, England, Canada, and the United States. He is now engaged in a worldwide ministry of preaching, teaching, and writings.

Barry L. Callen has served as a professor at Anderson University since 1966. He is editor of Anderson University Press and, since 1992, editor of the Wesleyan Theological Journal. He has earned B.A., M.Div., M.Th., D.Rel., and Ed.D. degrees.

Ephesians – Mark A. Holmes

Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 206

Mark Holmes is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church. He has pastored Wesleyan churches in western Pennsylvania and Wisconsin for fifteen years, including his current pastorate in Superior, Wisconsin.

1 and 2 Thessalonians – Warren Woolsey

Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 173

Warren Woolsey is a professor emeritus of New Testament and missions at Houghton College in Houghton, NY, where he taught for twenty-seven years. He has been an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church for forty-six years and has also served as a Wesleyan missionary to Sierra Leone.

1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon – Robert Black and Ronald McClung

Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 288

Ronald McClung is a writer and ordained minister with more than thirty-three years of pastoral experience. He currently serves as a district superintendent in The Wesleyan Church.

Hebrews – Gareth Lee Cockerill

Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 316

Gareth L. Cockerill is a professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He is the New Testament editor of The Wesley Bible and writes Bible study material for adult Sunday school curriculum. He has written scholarly articles, is involved in several research and writing projects, and most summers serves as a camp meeting Bible teacher. He is also a former missionary with The Wesleyan Church in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

James – J. Michael Walters

Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 215

J. Michael Walters is a professor of Christian ministries, the director of ministerial education, and preacher-in-residence at Houghton College in Houghton, NY. He has been an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church for twenty years and most recently served as pastor of Houghton Wesleyan Church (1982-95).

1 and 2 Peter, 1–3 John, Jude – David Case and David W. Holdren

Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 288

David A. Case is the chair of the division of Bible and theology of Ohio Christian University, where he has served since 1970. Dr. Case is ordained in the Churches of Christ in Christian Union.

David W. Holdren is executive pastor at Cypress Wesleyan Church and Principal for Cypress Christian School. An ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church, Dr. Holdren served as a general superintendent from 2000–2005.

Revelation – Richard K. Eckley

Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 237

Richard K. Eckley is professor of theology at Houghton College, and an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church. He holds a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology in New Testament Studies from Princeton Theology Seminary. His doctoral work at Duquesne University explored the intersection between the Wesleyan doctrine of the Holy Spirit and current ecumenical theology.


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