M. Robert Mulholland

Dr. M. Robert Mulholland Jr. (1936–2015) was professor emeritus at Asbury Theological Seminary. For more than 30 years he served the seminary as professor of New Testament and administrator. Robert Mulholland was the author of several books, including The Way of Scripture Participant’s Book, Shaped by the Word: The Power of Scripture in Spiritual Formation, and Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map of Spiritual Formation. He also was pastor of Shirley Community Church in Shirley Mills, Maine.

During his extensive academic career, Dr. Mulholland served as adjunct professor at the Academy for Spiritual Formation (a ministry of The Upper Room) and taught at several seminaries and universities around the world, including Wesley Theological Seminary, Harvard University, McMurry University, Moscow Evangelical Christian Seminary (Moscow, Russia), West Africa Theological Seminary (Lagos, Nigeria), and Baltic Mission Center Theological Seminary (Tallinn, Estonia).

An elder in the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church, Mulholland frequently spoke at Bible and spiritual renewal conferences. He and his wife, Lynn, have two children.