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Commencement Speaker

Esau McCaulley Commencement speaker 2022

2022 Commencement Speaker:

Rev. Esau McCaulley, Ph.D.

Messiah University is pleased to welcome our 2022 Commencement speaker, Rev. Esau McCaulley, Ph.D., assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. His first book entitled Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance was published by T & T Clark in 2019. His second book Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope was published by IVP academic in 2020. It has won numerous awards, including Christianity Today’s book of the year. His first children’s book, Josie Johnson’s Hair and the Holy Spirit, will be published by IVP in May 2022. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. His writings have also appeared in places such as Washington Post, The Religious New Service, and Christianity Today. He is married to Mandy, a pediatrician and navy reservist. Together, they have four wonderful children.