Ben Daniel

Presbyterian minister and Author

Ben Daniel is a Presbyterian minister in Oakland, California. His writing has been translated into four languages and has been published by a variety of local, regional, national, and international broadcast and print media. His work has been published widely online. His opinions have appeared on The Huffington Post since 2010. He is a graduate of Westmont College and of Princeton Theological Seminary.

Ben Daniel is the author of Neighbor: Christian Encounters with “Illegal” Immigration (Westminster John Knox Press, August, 2010), winner of ForeWord Review's 2011 religion book of the year award. In 2013 his second book, The Search for Truth About Islam (Westminster John Knox, 2013) explores misconceptions of Islam. His latest book Thoughtful Christianity came out in the Fall of 2015.