July 19, 2012
For Immediate Release
By Christina L. Kern, office assistant
Dr. Jarvis Williams
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of New Testament and Greek, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.
Williams of Louisville has served at Campbellsville University since 2008.
Williams completed his master’s degree in divinity in 2003 and a master’s degree in theology in 2004 and doctoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with his Ph.D. received there in 2008.
He is the author of “Maccabean Martyr Traditions in Paul’s Theology of Atonement: Did Martyr Theology Shape Paul’s Conception of Jesus’ Death?” (Wipf & Stock, 2010), “One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology” (Broadman & Holman 2010) and “For Whom Did Christ Die: The Extent of the Atonement in Paul’s Theology” (Paternoster, 2012).
He is a member of the American Academy of Religion, Evangelical Theological Society, Institute for Biblical Research and Society of Biblical Literature.
Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, said, “Dr. Williams has a passionate voice for proclaiming the gospel that makes ‘one new man’ in Jesus Christ. He has been invited to speak at Bethlehem Baptist’s (John Piper’s church) annual conference on reconciliation in January 2013.”
Williams will lead the January Bible Study Preview to take place at Campbellsville University Aug. 2.
He and his wife, Ana, have one son, Jaden Alexander.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.