John Whitcomb

Dr. Whitcomb was born on June 22, 1924, in Washington, DC, to Col. & Mrs. John C. Whitcomb Sr. His early years (age 3 - 6 years) were spent in China. During high school he attended McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN. He spent one year at Princeton University before being drafted into the United States Army, where he served in Europe from 1944 until 1946. After the war he returned to Princeton and earned a degree in history. While at Princeton in February 1943, he came to know the Lord under the guidance of Dr. Donald B. Fullerton and the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship. Dr. Whitcomb entered Grace Theological Seminary as a student in 1948 where he earned a MDiv in 1951, ThM in 1953 and ThD in 1957. He joined the faculty at Grace Theological Seminary where he served as Professor of Theology and Old Testament, Director of Postgraduate Studies, and other positions from 1951 to 1990. 
 
Dr. Whitcomb is internationally known as an author and teacher. He is best known for his role as co-author with Henry Morris, PhD, of The Genesis Flood, published in 1961. The Genesis Flood is considered one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, and marks the beginning of the modern creation movement. In addition to The Genesis Flood, Dr. Whitcomb has published a number of books on science and the Bible, commentaries, and other works highlighted on his web site.

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  • February 04, 2013

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: February 4, 2: What happens when we rush ahead of God’s plan and try to find success...

  • January 28, 2013

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Jan 28, 2013: Dr. John Whitcomb, well-known author and speaker on the book of Genesis,...

  • January 15, 2013

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Jan 15, 2013: Today on "Encounter God's Truth," Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb...

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  • December 31, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Dec 31, 2012: This week on "Encounter God's Truth," Bible prophecy scholar Dr. John...

  • December 27, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Dec 27, 2012: Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb teaches us about “Christmas in...

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  • November 28, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Nov 29, 2012: Thanksgiving Day may be over for this year—but the need to give thanks...

  • November 23, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Nov 23, 2012: Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to this special holiday edition of “Encounter...

  • November 13, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Nov 14, 2012: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we will learn how the Old Testament...

  • November 05, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Nov 6, 2012: Dr. John Whitcomb begins a very special series from the book of Job this...

  • October 28, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Oct 29, 2012: Are you concerned about how you handle God’s Holy Word in this fallen...

  • October 21, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Oct 22, 2012: On today’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” author and theologian Dr....

  • October 10, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Oct 10, 2012: Bible scholar and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb takes another look at the...

  • September 30, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth: Dr. Whitcomb: Oct 1, 2012: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb begins to examine...

  • September 20, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth with Dr. Whitcomb: Sept 21: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! That is not only our...

  • September 09, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth with Dr. Whitcomb: Sept 10: Dr. John Whitcomb explores the levels of commitment and spiritual...

  • August 26, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth with Dr. Whitcomb: August 27: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his series...

  • August 20, 2012

    Encounter God's Truth with Dr. Whitcomb: August 21: As we near the end of a four-month series called “Daniel the Prophet—...

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