Jonathan W. Arnold

Associate Professor of Church History and Historical Theology; Director of Research Doctoral Studies

Jonathan W. Arnold


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D.Phil., University of Oxford; M.S.T., University of Oxford; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; B.A., The University of the South (Sewanee)

Dr. Arnold serves as associate professor of church history and historical theology in the School of Theology and director of Research Doctoral Studies. He has held a range of academic and ministerial positions including, senior pastor, student ministry leader, professor, and college administrator.

Dr. Arnold has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and book reviews for various publications. Dr. Arnold is the author of The Reformed Theology of Benjamin Keach (Centre for Baptist Studies, 2013) and co-author of the forthcoming monograph So Great a Cloud of Witnesses (Crossway) and contributor of “Historical Theology” in A Theological Handbook for the People of God (B&H Academic, forthcoming). He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the International Conference on Baptist Studies, the Society for Reformation Studies, and is a fellow at the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies and a visiting fellow at the Oxford Centre for Baptist Studies.

Dr. Arnold and his wife, Lindsay have four children: Nathaniel, Benjamin, Lukas, and Sadie.

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