Dr. Roger J. Green
Roger J. Green was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1943, the son of Salvation Army Officers, and has held local officer positions in The Salvation Army, including Sunday school teacher, bandsman, and songster.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1965; a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1968; a Master of Theology degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1970; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Boston College in 1985. He was awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree by William and Catherine Booth College in 2006.
Dr Green has traveled throughout the world teaching, writing, preaching, providing ministry and having a leading role in many of the world’s religious organizations.
Dr. Green is presently Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies. He has written several articles and reviews for various publications. Some of his written works also include War on Two Fronts: The Redemptive Theology of William Booth. In 1990 The Wesley Bible was published by Thomas Nelson Publishers in which Dr. Green wrote the Introduction, Outline, and Notes for First Corinthians. In November of 1996 his biography of Catherine Booth entitled Catherine Booth: A Biography of the CoFounder of The Salvation Army was published by Baker Book House. His recent writings also include the chapter on devotional literature in The Trinity Forum’s Invitation to the Classics, edited by Os Guinness and published by Baker Book House, and the revised notes in the New International Version of the Bible entitled Reflecting God Study Bible for Romans, Galatians, I and II Corinthians, and I and II Thessalonians. He is also the co-editor of the Army’s new journal entitled Word & Deed: A Journal of Salvation Army Theology and Ministry, and writes frequently for that journal. In 2006 Abingdon Press published his biography of William Booth entitled The Life and Ministry of William Booth: The Founder of The Salvation Army
Dr. Green ministers in all four of the American Territories as well as Canada, speaking principally at officers’ councils and corps and divisional retreats.
His wife, Karen, is a retired nurse from Retina Specialists of Boston, and Dr. and Mrs. Green reside in Danvers, Massachusetts.