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Kenneth L. Waters Sr., Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Division of Religion and Philosophy
Professor, Department of Biblical Studies
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5632
Email: kwaters@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5469
Kenneth L. Waters Sr., Ph.D., is a licensed and ordained minister in the Missionary Baptist Church, and he also served as a pastor in the Methodist Church for 28 years. His expertise is in the New Testament and early Christian literature, the book of Revelation and other apocalyptic literature, Second Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman world, biblical and Christian ethics, the personalities of Jesus and Paul, and African American religious thought and history.

Education

  • Ph.D., Theology, Fuller Theological

Department

School of Theology

  • Department of Biblical Studies

Expertise

  • Early Christian Literarture
  • Gospel Studies
  • New Testament Studies
  • Pauline Epistles
  • Personalities and Backgrounds of Jesus and Paul
  • The Book of Revelation and Other Apocalyptic Literature

Courses Taught

  • BMGT 306 – The Bible and Business Ethics
  • BMGT 411 – A Christian Worldview and the Professions
  • GBBL 511 – Seminar in Biblical Interpretation
  • GBBL 512 – The Gospels’ Witness to Christ
  • GBBL 531 – Kingdom of God
  • GBBL 532 – Paul the Apostle and Theologian
  • GBBL 622 – The Church of the First Century
  • GDMN 730 – Church Renewal
  • GDMN 782 – Scripture: Its Spirituality and Proclamation
  • UBBL 230 – Luke/Acts
  • UBBL 330 – Life and Teachings of Jesus
  • UBBL 341 – Thessalonian and Corinthian Epistles
  • UBBL 350 – Geographical and Historical Setting of the Bible
  • UBBL 430 – Johannine Literature
  • UBBL 442 – Prison and Pastoral Epistles
  • UBBL 461 – Theology of the New Testament
  • UBBL 496 – Senior Seminar: Biblical Theology and Ethics