Dr. Benjamin Wiker
Visiting Associate Professor of Theology
B.A. Political Philosophy, with a minor in Humanities, Furman University, Greenville, SC
M.A. Religious Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Ph.D. Theological Ethics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
The Relationship of Politics and Ethics to Physics and Metaphysics in Aristotle
Marquette University, Instructor, Theology, 1988-1989
Marquette University, Lecturer, Theology, 1989-1990
St. Mary's University (MN), Assistant Professor, Theology, 1990-1991
St. Mary's University (MN), Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Core, 1991-1996
Thomas Aquinas College (CA), Tutor, Great Books, 1996-2000
Franciscan University, Assistant Professor of Classics/Honors, 2000-2001
Franciscan University, Lecturer, Theology and Science, 2001-2006
Franciscan University, Visiting Associate Professor, 2013-2014
Awards and Memberships
Phi Beta Kappa, Magna cum Laude, Furman University
Highest Honors, Ph.D. Exams, Vanderbilt University
Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute
Senior Fellow, Envoy Institute
Senior Fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
Faculty, Catholic Apologetics Academy
Faculty Associate at the Veritas Center for Ethics and Public Life, Franciscan University
Select Publications & Accomplishments
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became our State Religion'
"Worshipping the State: How Liberalism Became our State Religion" (Regnery)
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Politicizing the Bible...'
Politicizing the Bible: The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture" 1300-1700
(Crossroad, with Scott Hahn)
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'The Catholic Church and Science...'
The Catholic Church and Science:Answering the Questions, Exposing the Myths"
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - '10 Books Every Conservative Must Read...'
10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Others Not to Miss and One Impostor"
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'The Darwin Myth...'
The Darwin Myth: The Life and Lies of Charles Darwin"
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - '10 Books that Screwed Up the World...'
10 Books that Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others that Didn’t Help
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Answering the New Atheism...'
Answering the New Atheism:
Dismantling Dawkins’ Case against God"
(Emmaus, with Scott Hahn)
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'A Meaningful World...'
A Meaningful World: How the Arts and
Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature"
(InterVarsity, with Jonathan Witt)
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Architects of the Culture of Death'
Architects of the Culture of Death"
(Ignatius, with Donald DeMarco)
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'The Mystery of the Periodic Table'
The Mystery of the Periodic Table"
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Moral Darwinism...'
Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists"
Dr. Benjamin Wiker - 'Is Darwinism Compatible with Classical Liberalism’s View of Morality?'
“Is Darwinism Compatible with Classical Liberalism’s View of Morality?” in Stephen Dilley,
Darwinian Science and Classical Liberalism
MAJORS & PROGRAMS
Undergraduate Major Programs
Undergraduate Minor Programs
Online Graduate Programs
Study Abroad Opportunities
Institute of Bioethics
Center for Leadership
MBA 4 + 1
Priestly Discernment Program
Summer Ancient and Biblical Languages Institute
The Catholic Core
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