Myles Werntz

Myles Werntz, Ph.D.

Dr. Werntz joined the Logsdon faculty in 2016, and teaches in Christian ethics and theology. He received his B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University, the M.Div. from Truett Theological Seminary, and the Ph.D. in Religion from Baylor University. Previously, he taught at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s School of Ministry, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, and in the Department of Religion at Baylor University. He has contributed articles and book chapters to numerous journals and periodicals, and is the author and editor of five books on such diverse topics as Christian pacifism, 20th century theology, sports and violence, and theology and popular culture.

In addition to his work at Logsdon, Dr. Werntz is a regular contributor to The Baptist Standard and In All Things, and teaches Sunday School at First Baptist Church, Abilene, TX, where he attends with his wife Sarah Martin-Werntz and sons Eliot and Arthur.

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor's - English Literature - Ouachita Baptist University - 2000
Master's - M.Div. - George W. Truett Theological Seminary - 2003
Doctorate – Ph.D. in Religion - Baylor University - 2011

Courses Taught:

THEO 6356: Biblical Foundations for Christian Ethics
BIBL 1301: New Testament Survey
THEO 6177: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Scripture and Spirituality
THEO 6354: Issues of Life and Death