James E. West


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    Basic Information
    Pastor- First Baptist Church of Petros
    Petros TN 37845
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    Academic Credentials
    Doctorate of Theology, Andersonville Baptist Seminary, 1994
    Master of Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991
    Master of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary,1988
    Bachelor of Arts, Carson-Newman College, 1985

    Awards and Honors
    Olga M. Robinson Advanced Language Prize for Superiority in the Biblical Languages, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991
    Graduated Cum Laude from Andersonville Baptist Seminary ThD Program


    Professional Societies
    Society of Biblical Literature
    European Association of Biblical Studies

    Professional Experience
    1993- Present; Pastor, First Baptist Church, Petros TN
    1990- 1993; Pastor, Tabbs Creek Baptist Church, Oxford NC
    1986- 1990; Pastor, Browns Baptist Church, Norlina NC


    Other Professional Activities
    2004-Present; Director of Seminary Extension, Big Emory / New River Baptist Association
    2004-Present, Online Instructor, Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen
    1994-Present; Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Quartz Hill School of Theology
    1988-1993; Adjunct Professor of Bible, Vance-Granville Community College

    Editor of Biblical Theology Weblog and Biblical Studies Resources

    Big Emory / New River Baptist Association, Associational Strategy Planning Team
    Big Emory / New River Baptist Association, Constitution Committee

    I also have authored the following materials:
    Biblical Studies: A Beginner's Guide to Significant Aspects of the Study of the Bible, Quartz Hill Publishing House, 2005
    The Bible in the Pew: Congregations and Critical Scholarship from the Pastor's Perspective, Expository Times, Forthcoming June 2005.
    Family Bible Study Sunday School Commentary: March-May 2004 in the Baptist and Reflector
    Huldrych Zwingli: A Contribution to the ďOpen TheismĒ Debate for The Evangelical Theological Society, 2003.
    Scholars and the James Ossuary: A Reply to Bruce Chilton in Bible and Interpretation, 2003
    "Sheol" in The Eerdmanís Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdmanís Publishing, 2000)
    "Abaddon" in The Eerdmanís Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdmanís Publishing, 2000)
    "Apollyon" in The Eerdmanís Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdmanís Publishing, 2000)
    "Hades" in The Eerdmanís Dictionary of the Bible (Eerdmanís Publishing, 2000)

    Numerous Essays in The Journal of Biblical Studies
    Numerous Reviews in The Review of Biblical Literature

    References
    To preserve the privacy of others, references are available upon request.