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Wayne Brindle

Wayne Brindle

Professor of Biblical Studies

E-mail: wabrindl@liberty.edu


Areas of Specialization

  • NT Interpretation and Theology
  • Biblical Greek Language and Exegesis
  • Biblical Prophecy

Education

  • B.A., Kansas Wesleyan University
  • Th.M, Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

Professional Experience

  • Editor, ETS Newsletter, Evangelical Theological Society (1994-2009)
  • Chairman, Evangelical Theological Society Eastern Region (2001-2002)
  • Chairman, TRACS Self-Study Library Sub-committee; member, TRACS Steering Committee (1999-2000)
  • Member of Faculty Senate (1989-1992)
  • Member, Evangelical Theological Society (1973-present)
  • Member, Lynchburg School Board (1994-2003)
  • Member, Society of Biblical Literature (1987-88, 2000-present)
  • Chairman, Governing Board of the Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology (1998-1999)
  • Director, Lynchburg District of PTAs (1991-1994)
  • President, Sandusky Middle School PTA, Lynchburg (1991-1993)
  • President, Heritage Elementary School PTA, Lynchburg (1987-1989)
  • Member, Task Force on Values Education, Lynchburg City Schools (1990-1993)
  • Member, Superintendent's Parents Advisory Council, Lynchburg City Schools (1988-1992)

Employment/Ministry

  • Chairman, Department of Biblical Studies, School of Religion, Liberty University, 2004-2011
  • Professor of Biblical Studies, School of Religion, Liberty University, 1998-present
  • Director of Graduate Studies, School of Religion, Liberty University, 2002-2006
  • Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Liberty University 1988-1998
  • Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Liberty University 1981-1988
  • Director and Professor, Seminario por Extensión, Gospel Missionary Union, Cali, Colombia, 1975-1979.
  • Interim Pastor, Community Bible Church, Minneapolis, Kansas, 1974

Articles

  • “Imminence,” in Popular Encyclopedia of Bible Prophecy, eds. Tim LaHaye and Ed Hindson (Harvest House, 2004).
  • “Typology,” in Popular Encyclopedia of Bible Prophecy, eds. Tim LaHaye and Ed Hindson (Harvest House, 2004).
  • "'To the Jew First': Rhetoric, Strategy, History, or Theology?," Bibliotheca Sacra 159/634, April-June 2002.
  • "Biblical Evidence for the Imminence of the Rapture," Bibliotheca Sacra 158/630, April-June 2001: Pp. 138-151.
  • "My Journey to Enlightenment," War Cry, 11 November 2000: Pp. 4-5.
  • "I Finally Understood ?," Decision 40/11, November 1999, pp. 28-29.
  • "Righteousness and Wickedness in Ecclesiastes 7:15-18," in Reflecting With Solomon: Selected Studies on the Book of Ecclesiastes, ed. by Roy Zuck, Baker Book House, 1994, and in Andrews University Seminary Studies 23/3, 1985: pp. 243-257.
  • "Did Jesus Really Claim to Be God?," Fundamentalist Journal 4/11, December, 1985: Pp. 15-18.
  • "The Census and Quirinius: Luke 2:2," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 27/1, 1984: Pp. 43-52.
  • "The Causes of the Division of Israel's Kingdom," Bibliotheca Sacra 141, 1984: Pp. 223-233.
  • "The Origin and History of the Samaritans," Grace Theological Journal 5, 1984: Pp. 47-75.
  • "The Causes of the Division of Israel's Kingdom," Bibliotheca Sacra 141, 1984: Pp. 223-233.

Reviews

  • Review of Seeing Things John's Way: The Rhetoric of the Book of Revelation by David A. deSilva (Westminster John Knox, 2009), Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society – 53/4 (October-December 2010): 851-853.
  • Review of The Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans by Robert T. Anderson and Terry Giles (Hendrickson, 2002), Journal of the American Oriental Society (forthcoming).
  • Review of The Gospel of Luke by Joel B. Green (Eerdmans, 1997), Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 43/1 (2000):140-142.
  • Review of Revelation by J. Ramsey Michaels (InterVarsity, 1997), Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 43/1 (2000): 160-161.
  • Review of The Beloved Disciple, by James H. Charlesworth, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 42/4 (1999): 751-752.
  • Review of books on Greek grammar and exegesis, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 39/4 (1996): 681-683.

Presentations

  • "N. T. Wright, Romans 4 & 5, and Justification." ETS national meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2010.
  • "Prepared by Whom? Reprobation and Non-Calvinist Interpretations of Romans 9:22." SBL International Meeting, Rome, Italy, July 2009.
  • "Pseudonymity and the Pastoral Epistles: An Evangelical Response to I. Howard Marshall's 'Allonymity' Proposal." Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2006.
  • "Prepared by Whom? Reprobation and Non-Calvinist Interpretations of Romans 9:22." ETS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2006.
  • “The Law Brings Wrath (Rom. 4:15): Pauline Logic and the Role of Law and Wrath in God’s Judgment.” ETS national meeting, Valley Forge, PA, November 2005.
  • “Was Jesus a Preterist? The Eschatology of Jesus in New Testament Perspective.” ETS national meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2003.
  • “Was Jesus a Preterist? The Eschatology of Jesus in New Testament Perspective.” Eastern Regional ETS meeting, Lancaster, PA, April 2003.
  • “Biblical Evidence for the Imminence of the Rapture.” Pre-Trib Study Group Conference, Irving, TX, December 2002.
  • “Pseudonymity, ‘Allonymity,’ and Paul: Should Non-Pauline Authorship of the Pastoral Epistles Be Acceptable to Evangelicals?” ETS national meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, November 2001.
  • "'To the Jew First (Rom. 1:16; 2:9-10)': Missionary Strategy, Theological Obsession, or Rhetorical Ruse?" ETS national meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2000.
  • "Looking for the Blessed Hope: An Analysis of Biblical Evidence for the Imminence of the Rapture," ETS national meeting, Danvers, MA, November 1999.
  • "Looking for the Blessed Hope: An Analysis of Biblical Evidence for the Imminence of the Rapture," Eastern Regional ETS meeting, Myerstown, PA, March 1999.
  • "Matthew 11:27 and the Divine Sonship of Jesus," ETS national meeting, San Diego, CA, November 1989.
  • "Intertestamental Judaism as a Background for the Title 'Son of God' in the Synoptic Gospels," ETS national meeting, South Hamilton, MA, December 1987.
  • "Righteousness and Wickedness in Ecclesiastes 7:15-18," Eastern Regional ETS meeting, Grantham, PA, April 1985.

Books Edited

  • Associate Editor, The Popular Commentary on Bible Prophecy, Tim Lahaye and Ed Hindson, eds., Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2007.
  • Managing Editor, The Popular Encyclopedia of Bible Prophecy, Tim Lahaye and Ed Hindson, eds., Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2004.

Courses taught at Liberty University

  • Greek Grammar I, II, III
  • Greek Syntax
  • Greek Exegesis
  • Romans
  • Acts
  • Pastoral Epistles
  • Life of Christ
  • Daniel-Revelation
  • Petrine Epistles
  • Gospel of John
  • Seminar in Biblical Studies
  • Theology Survey

Courses Taught at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Hermeneutics
  • Greek Language Tools
  • Greek Grammar
  • Romans
  • Daniel
  • Revelation

Courses Taught at Other Institutions

  • "First and Second Timothy," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (September-December, 2010).
  • "Parables of Jesus," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (January-April, 2009).
  • "Philippians," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (September-December, 2007).
  • "Ecclesiastes," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (Fall 2006).
  • “Greek I” and “Greek II,” Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (September-December, 2004; January-April, 2005).
  • "Hermeneutics,” Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (January-April, 2002).
  • "Seminar on First Timothy," First Baptist Church, Melbourne, FL (July 20-22, 2001).
  • "First and Second Timothy," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (Summer 2000).
  • "Romans," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (Summer 1999)
  • "Introduction to the New Testament," M.A.B.S. course, Faculdade Theologica ABECAR, Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil (June 1988).
  • "The Pauline Epistles," Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA (Summer 1997).
  • "Writing Christian Short Stories," Heritage Baptist Church (Fall 1994).
  • "Christian Writing for Secular Media," Heritage Baptist Church (Fall 1993).