Carson-Newman University is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Religion with a specialization in New Testament.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF RELIGION
Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.
Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion. The position is a full time faculty tenure track to begin August 2019.
Candidates for the position must have a Ph. D. in the area of New Testament and preference will be given to an applicant with specializations in Christian Ethics/Theology and/or Pastoral Ministry/Missions.
Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.
Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Religion should possess the following:
- An ability to communicate effectively with undergraduate students including advising and mentoring.
- Academic credentials in the field of New Testament with further specializations in Christian Ethics/Theology and/or Pastoral Ministry/Missions.
- A proficiency in teaching elementary, intermediate, and advanced Greek.
- A versatility and enthusiasm to teach Old and New Testament Introduction courses
- A competency to teach online courses.
- A commitment to publish in his or her field of expertise.
- A willingness to affiliate with a Baptist church upon hire.
- A desire to have a preaching witness in the East Tennessee churches.
- A willingness to participate in the university family ethos.
The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.
Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. Please send the packet to:
Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
Jefferson City, TN 37760
CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS) is pleased to announce the Julian Gwyn Essay Prize in Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought. The details pertaining to this new essay prize can be found in the attached poster/advertisement. We would appreciate it if you would forward the information of this prize throughout your publications (print, electronic, website, blogs, etc.) and various channels of communication. The attached poster was created for this purpose and you are free to use it as you see fit.
ACBAS is a joint venture between the Acadia Divinity College and Acadia University. This centre was established in 1991 and its primary goal is to facilitate and encourage studies in the fields of Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought. For this reason, we are excited to announce this new essay prize and would very much appreciate your assistance in making the existence of this prize known to students.
Rev. Evan Colford,
ACBAS Administrative Committee
The Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS) is pleased to announce a new prize competition in the general field of Baptist and Anabaptist history and thought, especially in Canada’s Atlantic region.
The annual Julian Gwyn Prize in Baptist and Anabaptist History and Thought, in the amount of $250 (Canadian), will be awarded for the best article approved for publication in a peer- reviewed journal (including peer-reviewed student journals, open access journals, hybrid journals) by a doctoral- or masters-level student, in French or English. The initial award will be given for submissions published in 2018–2019, and annually thereafter when submissions of outstanding quality are received. The awards will normally be announced by November 1st following the close of the annual competition (June 30th of each year).
All submissions must include:
- An electronic copy of the article
- Proof of the date of submission
- Proof of current student status
- Email Submissions to
*Photo: First Baptist Church, Amherst, NS (Acadia University Archives and Special Collections).
Call for Papers
”Incarnation and Identity”
A Scholarly Conference
held in conjunction with the
ABC/USA Biennial Mission Summit
Virginia Beach, Virginia
June 20th, 2019
The Office of the General Secretary of ABC-USA and the Theologians’ Commission will host the
fifth pre-biennial theology conference around the theme Incarnation and Identity in an
effort to foster ongoing, vigorous theological conversations among American Baptist
theologians, pastor-theologians, and theological educators throughout the denomination.
The Theologians’ Commission invites proposals of p1·esentations that address notions of
Incarnation and Identity from Baptist perspectives. Scholars of social ethics, systematic
theology, biblical studies, church history, missiology, and practical theology are invited to offer
proposals for a 20-minute presentation. Additionally, panels of three participants may be
proposed. Presentations that explore the views and perspectives of under-represented groups
Proposals must contain: the author’s full name, institutional affiliation, email and telephone
contact, as well as an abstract of the paper. The abstract should include the title and the thesis
of the presentation, a brief summary of the argument to be made, explicit connection to the
conference theme and a beginning bibliography. Proposals sho11ld be between 750 and
1000 words, and are due by February 1st, 2019.
Full papers may then be submitted for publication consideration to the American Baptist Quarterly.
Authors should attend to that audience as readers rather than listeners.
Papers submitted for publication should be 6000-10,000 words long and must be fully
footnoted. The deadline for submission to ABQ editors is August 1, 2019. Guidelines for authors
will be distributed to conference presenters.
Submit paper proposals before February 1, 2019 to Dr. Donald Brash –
Notification of acceptance will be given in March, 2019.
The Theologians Conference will take place in conjunction with the 2019 Biennial Mission
Summit of American Baptist Churches, USA Conferees will gather at the Virginia Beach
Convention Center on Thursday, June 20th, 2019, 8:00am – 5:30pm.
The conveners regret that we are not able to pay honoraria or expenses. Presenters must
register for the Conference.
American Baptist Quarterly (ABQ) is the peer-reviewed journal of the American Baptist Historical Society. Both established and emerging scholars are invited to submit papers written from original research. Articles and essays should be between 6,000 and 10,000 words. If you are interested in submitting a paper for one of the upcoming issues, please contact editor Curtis Freeman (u) as soon as possible.
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biblical, theological, and historical reflections, upon the occasion of
the 40th anniversary of
American Baptist Women in Ministry
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|On Foreigners and Neighbors:
biblical, theological, ethical, and historical perspectives on immigration and hospitality
|June 1, 2019|
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