Arthur Bellinzoni retired from Wells College in Aurora, New York in June 2000 after serving for 38 years as Professor of Religion and for 17 years as Director of Planned and Leadership Giving. He is currently Professor of Religion Emeritus and serves Wells part-time as Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives.
Dr. Bellinzoni's field of scholarly expertise is first and second century Christianity, and he has published several books, monographs, and articles, including: The Sayings of Jesus in the Writings of Justin Martyr, Intellectual Honesty and Religious Commitment, The Two Source Hypothesis: A Critical Appraisal, The Gospel of Matthew in the Second Century, and The Gospel of Luke in the Second Century, and The Future of Christianity: Will It Survive?
He has served on the board of directors of the United Way of Cayuga County and as president of the board of directors of the Cayuga County Community College Foundation. He is currently on the board of directors of the Auburn Memorial Hospital Planned Giving Committee in Auburn, NY, People For the American Way in Washington, DC and The Rothko Chapel in Houston.
Dr. Bellinzoni received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He also studied at Heidelberg University in Germany.