John Hurtgen

DR. JOHN HURTGEN
Dean of the School of Theology
Professor of New Testament and Greek
Appointed 1990

Personal Information

Office Location: Druien Hall 125
Office Phone: 270.789.5077
Office Fax: 270.789.5339
UPO: 868
Email: jehurtgen@campbellsville.edu

Family
Married to Pam
Children: Eric (and Amanda), Joe, and Peter

Education
Ph.D. (1990) The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY,
Dissertation Title: Anti-language in the Apocalypse of John
Th.M. (1985) The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. (1981) The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. University of Louisville

Church & Community Ministry
Pulpit supply and Bible Studies at regional churches
Church Home: Campbellsville Baptist Church

Courses Taught @ CU

Undergraduate
CHS 121 Introduction to New Testament Study
CHS 211 Art of Reading the Bible
CHS 230 Spiritual Formation
CHS 323 Studies in the Gospels
CHS 324 Studies in Paul
CHS 325 Studies in John
CHS 328 General Letters
CHS 337 Theology in Film
CHS 432 Christian Theology
CHS 436 Ethical Teachings of Jesus
GRK 221 Beginning Greek I
GRK 222 Beginning Greek II
GRK 321 Intermediate Greek I
GRK 322 Intermediate Greek II
PHI 241 Introduction to Philosophy

Graduate
CHS 520 New Testament History & Interpretation I
CHS 521 New Testament History & Interpretation II
CHS 580 Pastoral Letters, Pastoral Leadership
CHS 634 Gospel & Postmodernism

Publications & Writings
Reading the New Testament: Exercises for Beginning Readers of the New Testament. John Hurtgen and John Mason. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988; rev. 1993.
Anti-language in the Apocalypse of John. John Hurtgen. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1993.
Review of Kåre Foglseth’s A Comparison of Greek Words in Philo and the New Testament, for the Edwin Mellen Press. February 2003.
Foolish Pharisees and Waterless Clouds: Stereotype Language in the New Testament. In progress.

Presentations
“Integrating Faith and Learning.” Co-presentation with David Cundiff. Campbellsville University, Faculty Colloquium, February 1993.
“Anti-language in the Apocalypse of John.” Paper presented in the Sociolinguistics and Biblical Interpretation Consultation, Society of Biblical Literature national meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 21, 1994.
“Foolish Pharisees and Waterless Clouds: Stereotypic Language Use in the New Testament.” Paper presented in the Social Scientific Interpretation of the New Testament Section, Society of Biblical Literature national meeting, San Francisco, California, November 23, 1997.
“First and Second Thessalonians: January Bible Study Preview.” Campbellsville University, August 1999.
“The Social Sciences and New Testament Interpretation.” Campbellsville University, Faculty Colloquium, February 2001.
“Biblical Languages Website: Demonstration of ACA-Funded Website (2001-2002).” Southeast Regional Meeting, National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, McAfee School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2002; ACA Tech Summit, Adelphia Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, October 2002.
“The Middle East: A Biblical Perspective.” Second Annual Roundtable on Christian Perspectives on Public Policy Issues—The Middle East (Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy), Campbellsville, KY, April 2003.
“1 & 2 Timothy: January Bible Study Preview.” Campbellsville University, August 2003.
“Living in the Kingdom of God” (Breakout Session), Pastor’s & Church Leaders Conference, Campbellsville University, September 26, 2003.
“Theological Connections to Janice Holt Giles’ The Believers.” CU Summer TEMP Program. Campbellsville University, June 2004.
“Boy, (Achtung) Baby, Bomb: Anti-language in the Music of U2.” Inaugural Academic U2 Conference, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, October 3, 2009.
“Parables in the Gospel of Matthew.” January Bible Study 2010. Held at Salem Baptist Church (Jan. 3, 10, 17) and Saloma Baptist Church (Jan. 24 and Feb. 7).

Professional Memberships

Society of Biblical Literature