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Amos Yong, PhD
J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology, Regent University School of Divinity
Dr. Amos Yong is the J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology at Regent University School of Divinity in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
His graduate education includes degrees in theology, history, and religious studies from Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland State University, and Boston University.
He has authored or edited over a dozen volumes. Books appearing in 2011 include Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture (New York University Press), Who is the Holy Spirit: A Walk with the Apostles (Paraclete Press), The Spirit of Creation: Modern Science and Divine Action in the Pentecostal-Charismatic Imagination (Eerdmans), and The Bible, Disability, and the Church: A New Vision of the People of God (Eerdmans). He and his wife, Alma, have three children, Aizaiah (20), Alyssa (17), and Annalisa (16).
For Spring 2012, Amos was a Center for Christian Thought (Biola University) Research Fellow, where he focused on "Christ-Centered and Spirit-Filled: The Renewal of Christian Teaching and Scholarship."
Areas of Specialization
Pentecostalism, science and religion