Benjamin L. Hartley

Dr. Benjamin L. Hartley
Address6 E. Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Assistant Professor of Christian Mission, Palmer Theological Seminary

Th.D., Boston University,
M.Div., Boston University,
M.S., Michigan State University,
B.S., Wheaton College,

Prior to coming to Palmer Seminary, Dr. Ben Hartley served as a teaching assistant for United Methodist Polity and the History and Doctrine of the United Methodist Church at Boston University School of Theology. His recent writings include the essay “Pietism” for the Encyclopedia of Mission and Missionaries; “Connected and Sent Out: Implications of New Biblical Research for the United Methodist Diaconate” in Quarterly Review; and “Salvation and Sociology in the Methodist Episcopal Deaconess Movement” for Methodist History.

In February of 2006 he contributed the paper “Rethinking Biblical, Historical, and Pedagogical Perspectives on Christian Development” at the Human Needs and Global Resources 30th Anniversary Symposium at Wheaton College.

Ben’s ministry experience includes service as a supply pastor in the United Methodist Church,
a substance abuse counselor in Jackson, Michigan, and a community development intern in Manila, Philippines.

His doctoral dissertation was titled “Holiness Evangelical Urban Mission and Identity in Boston: 1860-1910.”

Areas of Interest

Christian Mission;

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