Dr. Benjamin Merkle
New Saint Andrews College | President, Senior Fellow of Theology
Dr. Ben Merkle is the president of New Saint Andrews College, as well as a Fellow of Theology. He holds a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies and an M. St. in Jewish Studies from Oxford University, England; an M.A. degree in English Literature, a Greyfriars Letter, and a B.S. in Education (Secondary Education Chemistry, with a minor in History) both from the University of Idaho.
He is a teaching elder Christ Church, Moscow, regularly preaching at their downtown service. Dr. Merkle is the author of The White Horse King (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2009) and Defending the Trinity in the Reformed Palatinate (Oxford University Press 2015). He and wife Rebekah have five children.
- DPhil in Oriental Studies, Oxford University, 2012
- MSt in Jewish Studies, Oxford University, 2007
- MA in English Literature, University of Idaho, 2005
- Additional Graduate Studies in Theology, Greyfriars Hall, 1998-2000
- BS in Education (Secondary Education-Chemistry), University of Idaho, 1996
Patriotic | INTERVIEW TOPICS
- Classical education
- Woke education
- How woke culture destroys education
WITH THE SHECKLES COME THE SHACKLES | INTERVIEW TOPICS
- The problem with federal loans.
- How to build colleges that don’t encourage student debt.
- What free education should really look like.
- The bloat of higher education.
- Educational business models.
- Why Biden’s student loan plan hurts, not helps.
NEW SAINT ANDREWS COLLEGE | INTERVIEW TOPICS
- Graduating leaders who shape culture.
- Gradulating leaders who live faithfully under the Lordship of Jesus
- What NSA education looks like.