Ph.D. Theology
University of St. Michael’s College
Toronto School of Theology

M.A. Theology
University of St. Michael’s College
Toronto School of Theology

M.A. Biblical Interpretation
London Bible College

B.A., Winnipeg Bible College
(now Providence College)

Richard Ascough

Director of the School of Religion at Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada

Richard S. Ascough is a Professor in the School of Religion and cross-appointed to the Department of Classics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. His research and teaching focuses on the history of early Christianity and Greco-Roman religious culture with particular attention to various types of associations. He has published widely in his field along with articles on teaching and learning and regularly leads workshops and consultations through the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. His recent publications include Associations in the Greco-Roman World (with John Kloppenborg and Philip Harland, 2012) 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Encountering the Christ Group at Thessalonike (2014).

Other Publications:

Lydia: Paul’s Cosmopolitan Hostess, 2009

Greco-Roman Associations: Texts, Translations, and Commentary. Vol. I. Attica, Central Greece, Macedonia, Thrace (with John S. Kloppenborg), 2011

Passionate Visionary: Leadership Lessons from the Apostle Paul (with Charles A. Cotton), 2005

Paul’s Macedonian Associations: The Social Context of Philippians and 1 Thessalonians, 2003

What Are They Saying About the Formation of Pauline Churches?, 1998