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Timothy Tennent

Timothy Tennent

Asbury Theological Seminary
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Dr. Timothy C. Tennent is President of Asbury Theological Seminary and Professor of World Christianity.

He previously served 11 years as Professor of World Missions and Indian Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Mass. Prior to his work in Massachusetts, Dr. Tennent taught missions at Toccoa Falls College in Georgia, where he was honored as teacher of the year in 1995. He also teaches annually at the Luther W. New Jr. Theological College of Dehra Dun, India, where he has served as an adjunct professor since 1989. 

He has also ministered and taught in China, Thailand, Nigeria and Eastern Europe. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, he has pastored churches in Georgia, and preached regularly in churches throughout New England and across the country. 

Dr. Tennent is the author of several books, including Building Christianity on Indian Foundations, (ISPCK, 2000); Christianity at the Religious Roundtable, (Baker Academic, 2002); and Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church is Influencing the Way We Think About and Discuss Theology, (Zondervan, 2007). He is the co-author of Revitalizing Practice, which is about challenges to theological education in North America (Peter Lang, 2008). Dr. Tennent is also the author of a missiology textbook entitled Invitation to World Missions: A Missiology for the 21st Century, which was published in 2010.

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Education
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) - University of Edinburgh
  • Master of Theology (ThM) - Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) - Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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Seedbed Publishing

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Seedbed Publishing

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Independently Published

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Independently Published

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Independently Published

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