Early to lead Campbellsville University Baptist Heritage Lecture Series

Early to lead Campbellsville University Baptist Heritage Lecture Series
Dr. Joseph Early Jr., professor of theology, speaks at Campbellsville University’s March 11, 2020 chapel service. (Campbellsville University Photo by Whitley Howlett)

By Daisy Rodriguez, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Baptist Heritage Lecture Series will feature Dr. Joseph Early Jr. speaking on “Fundamentalism and the Birth of the Northern Baptist Convention” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 via Zoom.

Early is a professor of theology at Campbellsville University. He is also the director of the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan and has taught at Campbellsville University since August 2009.

He is also an author and has written eight books and many articles. He is also preparing a book for publication titled “You are Still Eve: The Subjugation of Women in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition.”

The Baptist Heritage Lecture Series has a mission to promote the study, discussion and research of Baptist historical events, theological distinctive, traditions and leaders that are unique and essential to understanding who Baptists are.

Early is a native of Williamsburg, Ky. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Cumberland College in 1993.

He received a Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1997 and a Ph.D. in Church History from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2002. Early is married to Tiffany Jones Early.

You can register for the Zoom meeting by contacting Sherry Bowen at slbowen@campbellsville.edu.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 13,500 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.