Campbellsville University School of Theology

Campbellsville University’s School of Theology is located in Campbellsville, Kentucky. It is led by University president Dr. Michael V. Carter and by Theology School dean, Dr. John Hurtgen.

Campbellsville offers a wide variety of degrees that train students for pastoral ministry including the Master of Theology degree, as well as several Bachelors degrees and certificates.

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HurtgenLiaison Dr. John Hurtgen is the Dean of the School of Theology. He is a Professor of New Testament and Greek, and has been a member of the faculty since 1990. He holds a PhD from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.




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Dr. J. Dwayne Howell is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.  He currently serves as Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew in the School of Theology of Campbellsville University.  He received a BA at Campbellsville University in Christian Studies and History (1982). He did his graduate work at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1985; ThM, 1988, PhD, 1993). Dr. Howell has pastored churches in central Kentucky.  He is currently pastor of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Gleanings, KY (2001-present) which was also his seminary pastorate (1986-1991). Dr. Howell is currently working with the interdisciplinary Environmental Science degree at Campbellsville University and teaches “The Bible and the Environment.” Dr. Howell is also actively involved in archaeological research in the Karak Plateau of Jordan.



Earth Day 2015 at Campbellsville

Earth Day 2015 Part of Week-Long Celebration

Campbellsville Creates Green Minds Club

Campbellsville Hosts Dr. Sleeth for Earth Day 2014

Ben Lowe, of Young Evangelical for Climate Action, Visits in 2013

Check out the page and video about Campbellsville’s Clay Hill Forest

Campbellsville’s Environmental Science Program