Professor Robert Banks
Robert Banks is a biblical and practical theologian, based in Australia but with teaching experience in universities and theological colleges in Europe, North America and Asia. He was the founding Professor of Lay Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary, and founding Director of the De Pree Leadership Centre, in Los Angeles as well as the Director and Dean of the Macquarie Christian Studies Institute, Macquarie University Sydney. He has written books on biblical themes, eg. God the Worker, Jesus and the Law, Paul's Idea of Community, on practical Christian topics, eg, All the Business of Life, The Tyranny of Time, Re-envisioning Leadership, and co-authored others on Christianity in China, Christianity and Film, and Christianity and Public Policy, several of which have won Book of the Year awards and been translated into other languages.