J. Robert Ewbank is a third generation Methodist minister who graduated from Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas, in 1955 with a BA in psychology with honors and from Garrett Evangelical Th eological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois with an MA in theology in 1958. He returned three years later to work with Dr. Philip S. Watson on a master’s in the theology of John Wesley.
His father taught at Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah.
His grandfather came over from England and preached at small Methodist churches in northern Arkansas and Kansas. This is his second book on the theology of John Wesley. The first is John Wesley, Natural Man, and the ‘Isms.’ He has written and presented several talks and training classes on the theology of John Wesley.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church Illinois Conference in 1964 asked him to discuss the theology of John Wesley.
He lives in Mobile, Alabama, with his wife, Betty, and is active in his local church, Saint Mark United Methodist Church.