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Name  Jon Paulien

Education  Atlantic Union College
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Full Name  Jonathan K. Paulien
Born  1949 (age 65–66)New York City, NY
Alma mater  Atlantic Union College Andrews University
Occupation  Professor, writer Seventh-day Adventist theologian
Books  The deep things of God, Everlasting gospel - ever‑cha, John: The Beloved Gospel, Armageddon at the door, The Day That Changed

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Jonathan K. Paulien (born 1949) is a Seventh-day Adventist theologian specializing in the study of books by John in the New Testament (John and Revelation particularly). He was the professor of New Testament Interpretation at Andrews University. As of 2007, he is dean of the Loma Linda University faculty of religion.


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Paulien has a BA from Atlantic Union College, and an MDiv and PhD from Andrews University. His doctoral thesis, Decoding Revelation’s Trumpets: Literary Allusions and Interpretation of Revelation 8:7-12 was completed in 1987. Prior to his PhD he worked for several years in New York City as a church pastor. Paulien mainly focuses on the books of John and Revelation.

He was professor of New Testament Interpretation at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. He spent over two decades at Andrews. On January 1, 2007 he became dean of the Faculty of Religion at Loma Linda University, and it was announced he would be part-time until mid-2007 when his work at Andrews University was complete.

He and his wife Pamella have three children. Their names are Tammy Clouzet, Joel, and Kimberly, the eldest of whom is living with her husband Jean-Marcel Clouzet in Madison, Wisconsin.


Paulien is an expert scholar of the Book of Revelation.

Paulien stated he has found material on the "stages of faith" to be "the most life-changing material I have ever learned or shared."


As of 2008 he has authored 19 books and more than one hundred articles, scholarly papers and other publications.


  • 2008. Armageddon at the Door: An Insider's Guide to the Book of Revelation
  • 2008. Everlasting Gospel, Ever-Changing World
  • 2004. The Deep Things of God: An Insider's Guide to the Book of Revelation
  • 2003. John: The Beloved Gospel
  • 2002. The Day That Changed the World: Seeking God After September 11
  • 2001. Everyday Faith: How to Have an Authentic Relationship With God in the Real World
  • 1999. The Millennium Bug: Is This the End of the World As We Know It
  • 1995. John: Jesus Gives Life to a New Generation (The Abundant life Bible amplifier) with George R. Knight
  • 1994. End Time (full title (As speculation builds, let's keep our eyes focused on) What the Bible says about the end-time)
  • 1993. Present Truth in the Real World: The Adventist Struggle to Keep and Share Faith in a Secular Society
  • Major articles

  • "The End of Historicism? Reflections on the Adventist Approach to Biblical Apocalyptic" - "part 1".  Journal of the Adventist Theological Society 14:2 (Fall 2003), p15–43; "part 2".  JATS 17:1 (Spring 2006), p180–208
  • ""Revisiting the Sabbath in the Book of Revelation". ". Journal of the Adventist Theological Society 9:1–2 (1998), p179–186
  • "Armageddon" entry in Anchor Bible Dictionary I:394-5
  • References

    Jon Paulien Wikipedia