James E


James E. West







Basic Information     

            Pastor- Petros Baptist Church


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 Superior Ability in 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, Petros Baptist Church, Petros TN

1990- 1993;  Pastor, Tabbs Creek Baptist Church, Oxford NC

            1986- 1990;  Pastor, Browns Baptist Church, Norlina NC


Other Professional Activities

            2006- Present, Assistant Editor, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament

            2005- Panelist, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Philadelphia (November)

            2005- Guest Lecturer, The University of Copenhagen, Denmark (October)

            2004- Present, Director of Seminary Extension, Big Emory / New River Baptist Association

            2003- 05, Instructor, University of Copenhagen (Online Courses)

            1994- Present, Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Quartz Hill School of Theology

Big Emory / New River Baptist Association   Associational Strategy Planning Team

Big Emory / New River Baptist Association Constitution Committee

Big Emory / New River Baptist Association Policy and Procedure Committee


List of Publications