Dr. Mark Wilson is the founder and director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a country in which he and his wife Dindy have lived since 2004. The purpose of the AMRC is to advance the study of early Judaism and Christianity in Asia Minor. He received an M.A. in Biblical Studies at Regent University and a D.Litt. et Phil. from the University of South Africa where he serves as a Research Fellow in Biblical Archaeology. Mark is Associate Professor Extraordinary of New Testament at Stellenbosch University and Adjunct Lecturer in New Testament at Ridley College, Melbourne. He regularly leads study trips to the biblical sites throughout the Mediterranean region. He is the author and editor of numerous books, articles, and reviews including a commentary on Revelation, Charts of the Book of Revelation, and Biblical Turkey: A Guide to the Jewish and Christian Sites of Asia Minor. He recently contributed the sections on “Acts” and “Revelation” sections in the ESV Archaeology Bible and six articles in the Lexham Geographic Commentary on Acts through Revelation. He also contributed photographs to both books. He has made two documentary videos—“Exploring Ephesus” and “Saint Nicholas, The Real Story.” Mark is a member of twelve academic societies and his particular research interest is ancient Jewish communities, Roman roads, and the Seven Churches in Turkey. Mark has been married to Dindy for over forty years; they have four adult children, four grandsons, and four granddaughters.
Dr. Wilson has written a variety of books regarding his studies in Turkey and the historic numerous archaeological sites. Discover the books authored by Dr. Wilson: