Eric's wife of 31 years, Dr. Maria vonAnderseck
, shares his
humanitarian and philanthropic objectives, and has assisted in turning his
28 years of research notes into an academic education program that is comprehensive and accessible to all of humanity without financial cost.
Dr. M. vonAnderseck is the Chief Operations Officer of Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc.
Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc.
, a non-profit 501 (C)(3) corporation founded by Drs.
Eric and Maria vonAnderseck
Dr. Maria vonAnderseck serves as full professor at Second 8th Week University where she earned her PhD degree in Theology for her work with Dr. E. vonAnderseck and for her research in Applied Sociology: Phenomenological Studies Associated with Spiritual Transformation.
work with curriculum design and program development contributed to the implementation of a responsible learning system.
Understanding the necessity of hands-on training, she
worked with her
staff to develop one of a kind curricula, tutorials, labs and testing designed to prepare each individual with the knowledge to understand every aspect of faith and give them the ability to apply that knowledge to their day to day living, as well as foster the necessary critical thinking skills that makes faith practical, cognitive, and reality based.
experienced leadership is outcome-focused with attention given to ensuring individual success as well as quality mentorship of Christian leaders who competently oversee the dissemination and training of Choice Education within the network of affiliate colleges.
Understanding the need for global access, free education services to Christians, Eric and Maria founded the vonAnderseck Life Endowment Foundation, granting full scholarships for higher education degrees through the Second 8th Week University, giving individuals academic advancement opportunities and life skills training support to build their personal spiritual, mental and emotional wellness as well as to equip men and women of faith who desire accredited leadership positions to build a global culture of community wellness.
Understanding the need for veracity verification and collaborative research and exchange, in 2005 Dr. vonAnderseck
launched the first of its kind, the "International Center for Quality of Life Research
," dedicated to publishing the empirical evidence of his
six year and other on-going international clinical studies, and to open the door for joint multi-disciplinary investigations into Exigent Faith as well as to further the study of God's
Intelligent Design for Christ-Centered Spiritual Transformation™ (IDCCST™).
is the premier institution in this new frontier in integrated scientific research into Spiritual Transformation, offering groundbreaking opportunities to scientifically document quantitative and qualitative measurements of spiritual development that negatively and positively affect quality of faith and quality of life.
With an appreciation of the community and its desire to help their fellow citizens, Dr. vonAnderseck founded the Second 8th Week Philanthropic Network, an organization dedicated to network charities, raise awareness, identify opportunities, integrate resources, and synergize donors to facilitate hope and the transformation of lives through wellness education.
Dr. vonAnderseck's lifetime work and philanthropy has earned him a Doctor of Divinity award from Second 8th Week™ University, where he serves as the Provost and Chief Educator and Lecturer.
At Second 8th Week University he
has developed and trained an international staff of professionals who volunteer thousands of hours each year assisting those with faith crisis.
Fields such as Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Psychology, Neurobiology, the Ontology
of Faith and Creation
, Comparative Religious Studies, Hermeneutics, Epistemology, Theodicy, Systems Theory, Philosophy, Christology, Angelology, Pneumatalogy, Phenomenology are just a few of the many fields Dr. vonAnderseck's
28 years of field research has covered.
Drs Eric and Maria vonAnderseck have extensive publishing experience with the Second 8th Week University Press, having written over 100 curriculum lessons and published close to 100 articles and education related booklets.
Second 8th Week University
Audio Library features Dr. E. vonAnderseck's
four exhaustive commentaries as well as his
1000 volume audio lecture library.
recently launched S8W Media Productions as a vehicle to produce and distribute important public relations and public service educational messages to the church and the world, in addition to developing media rich products Christians can purchase through his
online e-catalog and bookstore, "Bread of Christ."
In addition, Dr. vonAnderseck recently launched a one of kind e-newsletter, "S8W Prophetic Pulse" and is set to launch a quarterly magazine "The Pillar of Truth," a cutting edge, end times magazine dedicating to publishing the voice of God's Apostolic government.
In addition, Dr. vonAnderseck
has also launched the "Quality of Faith Counseling Center" where individuals seeking one on one counseling may do so.
He has further launched "S8W™ Beginning of Sorrows-Signs of the End Times" Awareness & Preparation Seminars, where he provides on site Bible based, factual education and preparation counsel to the public to compassionately address the themes, global events, fears and realities of the end times and the coming catastrophes related to the Beginning of Sorrows, the Rapture, the Antichrist, the Mark of the Beast, the Great Tribulation and the end of this present world.