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Troy Wayne Martin

Born: 1953 in Seminole, TX
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: 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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Troy Wayne Martin on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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

Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, England : ©1996.

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: 48249280

Crossroad Pub., New York : ©2002.

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

Bookend Publishers, Bourbonnais, Ill. : ©2010.

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

Scholars Press, Atlanta, Ga. : ©1992.

  Uzdrawiająca siła przebaczenia /
ISBN: 8373181148 OCLC: 749571391

Wydaw. WAM, Kraków : 2004.