Who Is Aaron J. Werner?



Experience: Dr. Werner served as an Assistant Professor of Religion at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Before joining the faculty at Liberty University, he served as a bi-vocational church-planting missionary with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in Portland, Maine. Preceding his missionary service, Dr. Werner taught at Shorter University, where he served as the Dean of the Chapel & Minister to the University.  He has been a pastor at churches in Florida, Kentucky, Arkansas, Indiana, Maine, and California. ​​Prior to entering full-time ministry, Dr. Werner's vocations included coaching track & field coach at Campbell University and working as a commercial lobsterman in Portland, Maine.  Dr. Werner’s academic interest focuses on the application of reason in the development of the Christian faith.

Dissertation:  Dr. Werner’s Ph.D. dissertation analyzed Timothy Dwight’s use of apologetics during his Presidency at  Yale.  This dissertation is available "here."


    Ph.D. in Applied Apologetics, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2007)
    M.Div. in Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2002)
    B.S. in Biology, Liberty University (1994) 



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