The Author

Speaking on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.
In addition to his scholarly work in the fields of Patristics and Apologetics, J. Davila-Ashcraft holds a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from God's Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio, which boasts such notables as Oswald Chambers and Martin Wells Knapp as former academic staff. In addition, he has been a contributor to Barbwire.com, a Christian news and opinion site. He is the author of The Messianic Secret, an examination and refutation of the many myths regarding the so-called "lost years" of Jesus. He has been both a host and guest on radio and television, discussing such issues as demonology, exorcism, spiritual warfare and the paranormal from a decidedly biblical point of view.

In that capacity he has appeared on The Travel Channel, consulted on programming for National Geographic Channel and CNN, and been a featured guest on such radio programs as Art Bell, The Josh Tolley Show, Erskine Overnight, A View From The Bunker, Fade To Black, Beyond Reality, and more.

He is a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and ordained through the Evangelical Episcopal Communion (an Anglican jurisdiction) and identifies as a Wesleyan Anglican. He is married to his wife of 18 years, and is currently working on a Master's degree.

He has taught and lectured at the collegiate, conference, and congregational levels on spiritual warfare ministry, exorcism, Christian demonology, the Christian worldview, apologetic issues, and related topics.