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Ben Wayman

Ben Wayman

Assistant Professor of Religion

Year Started at Greenville College: 2013
Office: Lower Library 104
Office Hours:

T/Th 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Phone: 618-664-6837

Areas of Responsibility

My main teaching areas are in Scripture, Theology, and Ministry. I am also the Director of the Ministry Internship Program.

Professional Affiliations

North American Patristics Society (NAPS)
Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
Wesleyan Theological Society (WTS)

Recent Presentations and Publications


Diodore the Theologian: Πρόνοια in his Commentary on Psalms 1-50, Studia Traditionis Theologiae 15 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014). 

Make the Words Your Own: An Early Christian Guide to the Psalms (Brewster: Paraclete Press, 2014) – forthcoming. 


“Lactantius’s Power Struggle: A Theological Analysis of the Divine Institutes, Book V,” Political Theology 14.3 (2013): 304-324.

“Accentuation and Causes for the Obscurity in the Divine Scriptures: Polychronius’ Prologue to Job,” Horizons in Biblical Theology 35.1 (2013): 61-69.

“The Syriac Transmission of Basil of Caesarea’s On the Holy Spirit.”  In The Use of Textual Criticism for the Interpretation of Patristic Texts: Seventeen Case Studies, Kenneth B. Steinhauser and Scott Dermer, eds., (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2013), 335-369.

“Women as Types of the Church in the Blank Bible: The ‘Feminine’ Ecclesiology of Jonathan Edwards,” Jonathan Edwards Studies 2.2 (2012): 56-78.

Related Experiences

Pastor, St Paul's Free Methodist church (2007-present)
Adjunct Professor, Greenville College (2007-9)
Co-Chair of the board of directors, The Simple Room (Greenville, IL)