Good Answers to Great Questions:

Dr. Aaron J. Werner's "Apologia" for Christianity



Dr. Werner is a Christian attempting to follow Jesus with all of his heart, soul, and mind.  Presently, Dr. Werner teaches for Westover Honors College at the University of Lynchburg.  Previously, he served as an Assistant Professor of Religion at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia (2019-2023), and as an Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Shorter University in Rome, Georgia (2005-2013).  He has also served as a church-planting missionary with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in Portland, Maine (2013-2019), and has been a pastor at churches in Florida, Kentucky, Arkansas, Indiana, and California. ​​Prior to entering vocational ministry, Dr. Werner's employment included coaching NCAA D1 Track & Field at Campbell University, serving as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), teaching science at a North Carolina public high school, working as a professional SCUBA Diver in West Palm Beach, and operating his own commercial lobster boat in Portland, Maine. Dr. Werner’s academic interests are focused on the application of reason in the development of faith.  His Ph.D. dissertation analyzed Timothy Dwight’s use of apologetics during Dwight’s presidency at Yale (1795-1817). This dissertation is available for free by clicking "here."


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Apologetics, 2003 – 2007, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.


Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Theology, 2000 – 2002, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, 1994, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 1989 – 1991, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1991 – 1994.


High School, 1985 – 1989, Scarborough High School, Scarborough, Maine.


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