The Rev. John Clifford Rankin is President of the Theological Education Institute (TEI), International, which he founded in 1986, following and during his years in pastoral and pro-life ministry.
John is a graduate of South Kent School, Denison University (B.A. History), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Harvard Divinity School (Th.M. Ethics and Public Policy); and is pursuing an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Political Theology at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies: Hebrew Covenant, Human Freedom and the United States Constitution.
His books include The Six Pillars of Biblical Power, The Six Pillars of Honest Politics, Jesus, in the Face of His Enemies, Genesis and the Power of True Assumptions, The Real Muḥammad: In the Eyes of Ibn Isḥāq, The Judas Economy, Changing the Language of the Abortion Debate, and When Islam Silences Itself. They are described at teibooks.com.