• Academics

  • Robert Black

    Distinguished Guest Professor of Christian Ministry

    Ministerial and Professional Background

    Dr. Bob Black is a third-generation Wesleyan minister. Since 1986 he has been a member of the Religion faculty at Southern Wesleyan University (SWU), serving as chair of the division for 10 of those years. He is active in First Wesleyan Church, Central, and is a member of the denomination’s General Board.


    The Wesleyan Church, 1971, North Carolina West


    B.A., Southern Wesleyan University
    M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary
    Ph.D., Church History, Union Theological Seminary (Virginia)


    Wesleyan Bible Commentary Series (1 & 2 Timothy)
    Reformers and Revivalists, the denominational history of The Wesleyan Church
    How Firm a Foundation, his history of Southern Wesleyan