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Philip B. Payne

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Philip Barton Payne has a B.A. with high honors from Wheaton College, M.A. and M.Div. with highest honors from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. He and his wife Nancy were missionaries in Japan with the Evangelcal Free Church of America for two terms and have three children and five grandchildren. Phil is well known for his original discoveries regarding New Testament textual criticism, the parables of Jesus, and his book Man and Woman, One in Christ (Zondervan, 2009). Phil has taught New Testament in colleges of the University of Cambridge, at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Bethel Seminary, and Fuller Seminary Northwest. He blogs at www.pbpayne.com.

CBE Endorsement: I am delighted to endorse the irenic, insightful, and biblically sound message of CBE. It encourages a wide constituency with academically solid and spiritually uplifting messages through its outstanding publications and conferences. Its e-zine Arise is consistently fresh and practical. Priscilla Papers addresses challenging issues with original research and exegetical insight. Its leadership from its beginning has exemplified Christ-likeness, humility and a zeal for the truth. CBE is a movement full of joy, delight in the freeing message of the Bible, and love for Christ and the church.

Phil Payne serves on CBE's Board of Reference