E. Randolph Richards Ph.D.

Randy is a professor of Biblical studies and Provost at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has been teaching since 1986, originally at a state university and then abroad at an Indonesian seminary.  Upon returning to the States, he served at two Christian universities before joining Palm Beach Atlantic University as the dean of the School of Ministry in 2006. In addition to mentoring students in advanced Greek and Greek manuscript studies, he loves training students for ministry, both domestically and internationally.  His wife Stacia has joyfully accompanied him from jungles of Indonesia to rice fields in Arkansas to beautiful South Florida.  They have two fine sons: Josh (Ph.D. 2012, University of St. Andrews, Scotland), a university English professor, and Jacob (Ph.D. 2014, College of Medicine, University of Florida), a pharmaceuticals regulator and two wonderful grandsons!

Randy has authored or co-authored nearly a dozen books, from technical books on Greco-Roman papyri to popular books with over 100,000 copies sold.

Randy is a popular lecturer, speaker and teacher, and has presented in places as diverse as Istanbul, Turkey; Kijabe, Kenya; Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, United Kingdom; Beirut, Lebanon and Kathmandu, Nepal.