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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Troy Wayne Martin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1953 in Seminole, TX

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Illinois Connection

I attended The University of Chicago and earned a Ph. D. in Bible. I have taught Bible at Illinois Benedictine University and Olivet Nazarene University. I am currently a professor at Saint Xavier University in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

I am a Professor of Biblical Studies at Saint Xavier University and have published extensively on biblical topics. I have lectured both nationally and internationally. I am married and have two daughters and five grandchildren.


Bookend Publishers Book of the Year Award, I Promise to Hate, Despise, and Abuse You until Death Do Us Part

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) To schedule, contact Troy W. Martin at [mailto:troysheryl@comcast] or by phone at 815-939-4803. My fee for a single engagement is $500.00 plus travel expenses. I prefer speaking to church and civic groups. My most recent book is about abuse in narcissistic marriages and is especially of interest to women's associations and meetings. I am available and have spoken and lectured all across the country and in several foreign countries as well.

Selected Titles At Your Library

By philosophy and empty deceit :
ISBN: 1850755590. OCLC Number: 741691549

Sheffield Academic Press,. .

This book identifies Cynic philosophers as the opponents addressed by the epistle to the Colossians. This identification permits new solutions to old interpretative problems in Colossian studies. In particular, Martin offers a new translation and interpretation of Col. 2.16-23 as well as other problematic passages. Martin contends that the author of Colossians contrasts the hope of the gospel with his opposition's empty deceit and emphasizes important distinctions between Christian ethics and Cynic ethics. The study concludes that Christian ethics as articulated in Colossians transforms societ.

Forgiveness :
ISBN: 0824519647. OCLC Number: 48249280

Crossroad Pub.,. .

I promise to hate, despise, and abuse you until death do us part :
ISBN: 0615406564. OCLC Number: 711074211

Bookend Publishers,. .

Metaphor and composition in 1 Peter /
ISBN: 1555406645. OCLC Number: 24701382

Scholars Press,. .

Uzdrawiająca siła przebaczenia /
ISBN: 8373181148. OCLC Number: 749571391

Wydaw. WAM,. .