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Janosik, Daniel

Adjunct Professor of Missions

Dr. Janosik is an author as well as a professor of Apologetics and Islamic Studies. He has written articles and books on Christian-Muslim relations, the early historical development of Islam, as well as various topics in Apologetics. Dr. Janosik is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, and received an M.Div. degree as well as an M.A. in Muslim Studies from Columbia International University. He also received his Ph.D. from Brunel University (through the London School of Theology) in Historical Theology with a cognate in Islamic Studies. He is the author of the book, John of Damascus, First Apologist to the Muslims, as well as the comprehensive apologetic book on Islam called A Guide to Answering Islam

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Theology, Brunel University, supervised at London School of Theology, London, England.
  • M.A. Muslim Studies, Columbia Biblical Seminary (Columbia International University).
  • Master of Divinity, Columbia Biblical Seminary, (Columbia International University).
  • B.A., College of William and Mary. Major: English Literature; Minor: Biology.
  • Old Dominion University. 27 hours for Teacher Certification (English and Biology).
  • John of Damascus, First Apologist to the Muslims. Wipf & Stock, 2016.
  • The Guide to Answering Islam. Christian Publishers, 2019.

Book Chapters Authored:

  • “What Really Happened to the Banu Qurayza?” in Muhammad and the People of the Book, Sahaja Cariomokam, 357-398 (Xlibris, 2010).
  • Daniel Janosik, “John of Damascus: Preparing Christians for the Coming Age of Islam” in The History of Apologetics: A Biographical and Methodological Introduction. Benjamin Forrest, JoshuaChatraw, Alister McGrath, editors, 163-178. (Zondervan, 2020).
Fall 2021

Erskine Online:

  • ST 790 Advanced Apologetics and World Religions (8 weeks; Fall 2)
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