Jerry L. Walls is Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Asbury Theological Seminary and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame.
Professor Walls's books include The Problem of Pluralism: Recovering United Methodist Identity; Hell: The Logic of Damnation; C.S. Lewis and Francis Schaeffer: Lessons for a New Century from the Most Influential Apologists of Our Time (with Scott R. Burson); Heaven: The Logic of Eternal Joy; Why I Am not a Calvinist (with Joseph R. Dongell); C. S. Lewis as Philosopher (edited with David J. Baggett and Gary R. Habermas); The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy (edited with Gregory Bassham); The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology; and Basketball and Philosophy (edited with Gregory Bassham).
Professor Walls has been an Elder in the United Methodist Church (West Ohio Conference), John Wesley Fellow, a member of the Society of Christian Philosophers and Dulles Colloquium of the Institute on Religion and Public Life, and Senior Speaking Fellow for the Morris Institute for Human Values.