Campbellsville University to host book review of Dr. Jarvis Williams’ book


Sept. 21, 2010
For Immediate Release


By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s School of Theology will be hosting a book review session of Dr. Jarvis J. Williams’ new book titled “One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology” on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the Campbellsville University Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville.

 Dr. Jarvis Williams     Dr. David Carlson

 Dr. Jarvis Williams                                   Dr. David Carlson

Dr. David Carlson, chair of the Division of Social Science and professor of sociology, will review the book.

CU will also host a book signing at the Campbellsville University’s Barnes & Noble College Bookstore (at 410 N. Hoskins Ave.,
Campbellsville) of Williams’ book on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public. The book review is a part of Campbellsville University’s celebration of “Dialogue on Race.”

Williams is assistant professor of New Testament and Greek. He has served at CU since January 2008.

He is the author of “Maccabean Martyr Traditions in Paul’s Theology of Atonement: Did Martyr Theology Shape Paul’s Conception of Jesus’s Death” and of scholarly articles in his field. Williams’ research focuses exclusively on Paul’s letter to the Romans, Pauline
atonement theology and soteriology, and the atonement theology and soteriology in Second Temple Judaism.

He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Williams received a bachelor of science in biblical studies from The James P. Boyce College in 2000. He also received a master of divinity in biblical and theological studies and a master of theology in New Testament Greek Exegesis.

Carlson joined the CU faculty in 2003. He received the Servant Leadership Award in 2010.

He has a bachelor of science and master of arts degree from North Dakota University and a Ph.D. in sociology from Utah State University.

He and his wife have two children, Patrick and Krissa, and two grandchildren, Ella and Josie

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 45 undergraduate programs, 16 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is

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