By Umutoni Diane Shendo, student news writer, Office of University Communications
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Adam Harwood, McFarland Chair of Theology at the New Orleans Theological Seminary, will be speaking at “Baptist Heritage Week” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 in the Education Building Seminar Room 123.
He will also be speaking at chapel at 10 a.m. at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky.
Besides serving as professor of theology since 2013, he serves as director of the director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry and editor of the “Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry.”
Harwood has held teaching posts at Truett-McConnell College (2009-2013), Liberty Seminary (2010-13) and The College at Southwestern (2006-09).
Harwood earned the bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, the Master of Divinity from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Ph.D. in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Harwood has a prolific writing and speaking ministry with books, articles/essays, multimedia resources, book reviews and professional presentations.
He has authored “Infants and Children in the Church: Five Views on Theology and Ministry (2017), “Anyone Can Be Saved: A Defense of ‘Traditional’ Southern Baptist Soteriology (2016) and “The Spiritual Condition of Infants: A Biblical-Historical Survey and Systemic Proposal” (2011). He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
He is an ordained minister and has served churches in Oklahoma, Texas, Georgia and Louisiana where Harwood serves as Bible study teacher and deacon for First Baptist Church New Orleans. He also serves as a battalion chaplain in the Louisiana Army National Guard.
Harwood is married to Laura Harwood and is the father to Anna, Nathan, Jonathan and Rachel. They are members of First Baptist Church New Orleans.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 14,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has Kentucky based off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. Out-of-state centers include two in California at Los Angeles and Lathrop, located in the San Francisco Bay region. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.