Asst. Prof. of Ministry & Management
Director of the Divinity Colloquium
- B.A., Westfield State College
- M.Div. & S.T.M., Lutheran Theo. Sem. at Gettysburg
- D.Min., Lutheran Theo. Sem. at Philadelphia
- Ph.D., Trinity Theological Seminary
- Th.D., Newburgh Theological Seminary
The Rev. Dr. Mark D. Isaacs is an active Lutheran clergyman, a preacher-teacher, a seminary professor here at UTS, an Austrian economist and a Jeffersonian Classical Liberal, a geographer, historian, Bible scholar, theologian, apologist, and comparative religions scholar. Dr. Isaacs, as an Ambassador for Peace, is an enthusiastic interfaith and ecumenical leader.
The Holy Bible; Historical Theology; Comparative Religion; Apocalyptic Chronology and Speculation; Western Civilization; American History; Austrian Economics; Geography; Max Weber; Albert Schweitzer; and Emanuel Swedenborg. Reflecting his interdisciplinary background and interests, Pastor Mark teaches a wide variety of classes including; Pastoral Theology; Religion and Economics; Homiletics; Church Growth and Evangelism; Congregational Development; Marketing; Entrepreneurship; Human Resources Management; Fund Raising and Grant Writing; Economics of Social Issues; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Global Business and Society; Economic Geography; Physical Geography; Business Ethics; Introduction to Business Management; Organizational Management and Behavior; Leadership; Public Presentations; Interpersonal Communications; Management of Non-Profit Originations; Western Civilization; American History; The Federalist Papers; World Religions; Comparative Religions; World Views and Values; Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Biblical Studies; and New Testament Survey.
Centennial Rumination on Max Weber’s “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904-1905).” Boca Raton, FL: Universal Publishers, 2006. ISBN 1-58112-310-8.
THE END? Textual Criticism and Apocalyptic Speculation in Johann Albrecht Bengel: Lessons to be Learned from the Godly Scholar Who Calculated the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as June 18, 1836. RWU Classics: Appleton, WI, 2009.
The 250th Anniversary History of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Wurtemburg (Founded in 1760). To be published summer of 2009.
In addition to contributing scholarly articles to The Journal of Unification Studies, to date Pastor Mark has published over 350 articles. These articles (typically 1,000-3,000 words) include economic analysis, business commentaries, editorials, history pieces, book reviews, and business history articles. Over the years, articles have appeared in Research Reports, The Libertarian Review, The Freeman, Ideas-on-Liberty, On Principle, The Business Times, and in The New American.