This article examines the topic of spirituality and leadership using the example of the Apostle Paul as an exemplary leader for contemporary times.
Robert J. Banks, PhD
Robert J. Banks, PhD, is Visiting Professor, and Associate, Centre for the History of Christian Thought and Experience, School of Humanities, Macquarie University, Sydney, Adjunct Professor, School of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary where he held the Homer L. Goddard Chair of the Ministry of the Laity, and Pasadena and Biblical Graduate School of Theology, Singapore. He is the former Director & Dean, Macquarie Christian Studies Institute, Macquarie University, Sydney, and served as the Founding Executive Director, De Pree Center for Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. In recent years he has addressed theological students, Christians in the workplace, and congregations seeking more participatory, relational, and world-connected ways of operating in Asia and Europe. He is the author of several of his books on the ministry of the laity, Faith and work, Pauline theology, and New Testament interpretations. Many of his books have been translated into Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Danish, Chinese and German and he has also won Book of the Year awards in Australia, Canada and the United States. He has been a member of the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical and Theological Research in England, and the international Society for New Testament Studies. He is a co-author of Reviewing Leadership: A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches (2nd Ed.), Grand Rapids: MI, Baker Academic, 2016.