Jack Provonsha

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Jack Wendell Provonsha
Born May 30, 1919
Died August 11, 2004
Occupation Protestant, Seventh-day Adventist Theologian

Jack Wendell Provonsha (May 30, 1919 – August 11, 2004) was a Seventh-day Adventist lecturer and theologian.


He was born on May 30, 1919. He was an emeritus professor of Christian ethics and philosophy of religion at Loma Linda University. He was also the founding director of the Center for Christian Bioethics at the university. he died on August 11, 2004.


In a 1985 questionnaire of North American Adventist lecturers, Provonsha tied for tenth place among the Adventist authors who had most influenced them.[1] A colleague described him as "one of the most significant theologians in the Adventist church in the last century."[2]

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  1. ^ Malcolm Bull and Keith Lockhart (October 1987). "The Intellectual World of Adventist Theologians" (PDF). Spectrum. Roseville, California: Adventist Forums. 18 (1): 32–37. ISSN 0890-0264. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 30, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  2. ^ Walters, see below

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