Hurtgen to deliver Holy Week Lecture March 29 at CU



March 22, 2010
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University School of Theology will be hosting its annual Holy Week Lecture Monday, March 29.

The public is invited to hear Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, who will discuss “The Blood of the Lamb in the book of Revelation.”

Hurtgen’s lecture will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

Hurtgen has served at Campbellsville University as dean since July 2004. He has worked at CU as a professor since 1990.

He has a Ph.D. in New Testament language, literature and theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville in 1990. He received a master of divinity degree in pastoral ministries/Biblical studies, also from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in 1985. He received a bachelor of arts degree in English language and literature in 1981 from the University of Louisville.

He has also taught at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Hurtgen has served as interim minister of music/teaching pastor at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Lebanon, Ky., minister of singles at Shively Baptist Church and minister of youth and music at Our Savior Baptist Church, and he has conducted revivals, Bible studies, January Bible studies and served as pulpit supply for churches throughout Kentucky.

He has published several works and also led various presentations.

He belongs to the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature.

He is married to Pam Arnold Hurtgen, who is a registered nurse. They have three sons, Eric, Joseph and Peter Hurtgen.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.