Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.S., Cumberland College
Dr. Early is the professor of Church History, Theology, and Ethics at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He is also the director of the Campbellsville University Quality Enhancement Plan for The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and has served on several SACSCOC reaffirmation teams. Early is the author of eight books, two manuals, and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. He recently completed his latest book entitled You Are Still Eve: The Subjugation of Women in the Judeo-Christian Tradition (forthcoming ca. Fall 2023). He is a popular speaker at historical conferences around the country. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cumberland College (1992), a Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1997), and his Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2002). Dr. Early is married to Tiffany, a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina, and has two Maltese puppies named Freddie and Knox. He is a big fan of CU Lady Tigers basketball, Tennessee Vol football, and the Atlanta Braves.