August 12-17

                                                    Dr. John Oswalt from Asbury Theological Seminary. He is an outstanding Old Testament                                                              scholar and an expert in Hebrew. Here's what Asbury Seminary had to say:

                                                    "Dr. John Oswalt returned to the Asbury Theological Seminary faculty in 2009 as visiting                                                               distinguished professor of Old Testament. This is his third term on Asbury Seminary‚Äôs                                                                   faculty, having first served from 1970 to 1982 as professor of Old Testament and Semitic                                                                 languages, and again from 1989 to 1999 as Professor of Old Testament.

                                                    "Dr. Oswalt also served as research professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical                                                                             Seminary in Jackson, Miss., from 1999 to 2009, was president of Asbury College from 1983                                                             to 1986 and a member of the faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill.,                                                         from 1986 to 1989.

"Dr. Oswalt is the author of 11 books, most notable of which is the two-volume commentary on the book of Isaiah in the   New International Commentary of the Old Testament. His most recent book is The Holy One of Israel: Studies in the   Book of Isaiah, released in 2014. He has also written numerous articles that have appeared in Bible encyclopedias,   scholarly journals and popular religious periodicals. Dr. Oswalt is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church,   with membership in the Kentucky Annual Conference. He has served as a part-time pastor in congregations in New   England and Kentucky, and is a frequent speaker in conferences, camps and local churches.

"Dr. Oswalt received a B.A. from Taylor University; a B.D. and Th.M. from Asbury Seminary; and a M.A. and Ph.D. from   Brandeis University.

"He is married to the former Karen Kennedy, and they have three children and two grandchildren."