Dr. J. Parker

Dr. Jim ParkerProfessor of Biblical Interpretation
Executive Director of the Michael and Sara Moskau Institute of Archaeology
Associate Vice President of Facilities

Office: Dodd Faculty 200
Office Phone: (504) 816-8592
Fax: 504-816-8582
Home Phone: 504-534-8275
E-Mail: jparker@nobts.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary 1997
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Archaeology - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 2015
  • Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1992
  • Bachelor of Science - University of the State of New York, Albany 1987

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Biblical Interpretation - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary - 2014 to Present
  • Associate Professor of Biblical Interpretation - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary -2007 - 2014
  • Professor of Hebrew and Greek - Union Baptist Theological Seminary and College - 2010 - Present
  • Associate Professor and Director of the D.Min Program - Birmingham Theological Seminary - 2004-2007
  • Adjunct Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament, Greek and New Testament, and Church History - NOBTS Birmingham Extension - 2002-2007
  • Adjunct Professor of Theology, Old Testament, and New Testament - Lawson State College, Birmingham, Alabama - 2000-2007
  • Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament - Beeson Divinity School of Samford University - 1997-1999
  • Instructor for Old Testament and New Testament - Lee College, Baytown, Texas
  • Guest Professor - University of San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador - 1999

Teaching Specializations

  • Hebrew and Old Testament Studies
  • Greek and New Testament Studies
  • Church History

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor - Ashby Baptist Church - Brierfield, Alabama 2004-2007
  • Pastor - Robinwood Baptist Church - Tarrant, Alabama 2002-2004
  • Minister of Discipleship - Sonrise Church - Woodstock, Alabama 1999-2002
  • Pastor - Grace Bible Church - Woodstock, Alabama 1993-1999
  • Ministry Director - Ondie Brum Ministries - Baytown, Texas 1992-1993
  • Minister of Education - Cedar Bayou Baptist Church - Baytown, Texas 1987-1992

Publications

Publications

  • The War Scroll: Genre & Origin - Borderstone Press, 2012
  • The Gezer Water System Re-examined in Villain or Visionary: R.A.S. Macalister and the Archaeology of Palestine - PEF Annual XII 2015

Professional Organizations

  • American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS)
  • Israel Exploration Society
  • Palestine Exploration Fund

Additional Areas of Service

  • Executive Director of the Michael and Sara Moskau Institute of Archaeology and Center for Archaeological Research
  • Chairman of the 100th Anniversary Steering Committee