The Author

Duane Litfin (PhD, Purdue University; DPhil, Oxford University) is the former seventh president of Wheaton College, serving seventeen years, from 1993 to 2010. He came to Wheaton from Memphis, Tennessee, where he served the First Evangelical Church as senior pastor. Prior to that, he was an associate professor at the Dallas Theological Seminary. He is author of Conceiving the Christian College (Eerdmans, 2004) and Paul’s Theology of Preaching: The Apostle’s Challenge to the Art of Persuasion in Ancient Corinth (IVP Academic, 2015).