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Ben Wayman

Ben Wayman

Assistant Professor of Religion

Year Started at GC: 2013
Phone: 618-664-6837
Office Hours:

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

Areas of Responsibility:

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


PhD, Saint Louis University
MDiv, Duke Divinity School
BA, Greenville College

Publications and Presentations


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.

Professional Affiliations

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

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)

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