CV of Carl S. Sweatman

EDUCATION
2008-now:    University of Gloucestershire
PhD (student): New Testament and Pauline Studies
   - Thesis: "Spirit, Cross, Wisdom and Communal Discernment: A Critical and Eclectic Exploration of 1 Corinthians 2.1--3.4"
   - Supervisors:  Dr. Andrew T. Lincoln and Dr. Lloyd K. Pietersen
2005-08:      Cincinnati Christian University (Seminary)
Master of Arts: New Testament Research
   - Thesis: "2 Corinthians 10-13 and Paul's Use of Ethos in Light of Ancient Near Eastern and Jewish Wisdom Traditions"
   - Advisor:  Dr. William Baker
   - 2nd Reader:  Dr. Thomas Olbricht
1998-2002:  Cincinnati Christian University (College)
Bachelor of Arts: Biblical Studies & Children's Ministry
1996-98:      Atlanta Christian College
None due to transfer to above institution
1990-95:      Shamrock High School (8th-12th grade)
Academic Diploma

ACADEMIC HONORS
2008:                Stone Campbell Journal Promising Scholar Award

MEMBERSHIPS
2005-now:        Society of Biblical Literature

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2009:                   Adjunct Tutor
2007-08:              Adjunct Professor
2006-08:              Research Assistant to Dr. Tom Thatcher
2006 (Jan-Jun):    Research Assistant to Dr. Bill Weber

RESEARCH INTERESTS (in order)
Paul's Letters
Paul's Life (chronology)
Ancient Letter Writing
Hermeneutics
Rhetorical Studies
Jewish Wisdom Traditions
Wisdom in the Ancient Near East

PUBLICATIONS
-Reference Articles-
2010 (TBA):          Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture (Baylor University Press)
- "Book of Life"
- "Mystery"
- "Signs of the Times"
- "Twinkling of an Eye"
-Book Reviews-
2010 (TBA):          European Journal of Theology
- Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Basil of Casaeara, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity (2009)
2010 (TBA):          European Journal of Theology
- William A. Dembski, The End of Christianity: Finding a Good God in An Evil World (2009)
- Sean A. McDonough, Christ as Creator: Origins of a New Testament Doctrine (2009)
2010:            Stone Campbell Journal 13.1
    - Gerald Bray (ed.), Commentaries on Romans and 1-2 Corinthians: Ambrosiaster (2009)
2009:           Stone Campbell Journal 12.2
- Yung Suk Kim, Christ's Body at Corinth: The Politics of a Metaphor (2009)
2009:                   Stone Campbell Journal 12.1
    - Michael J. Gorman, Reading Paul (2008)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
-Full Courses-
2008:  Pauline Epistles (BNT 2303-07)
2008:  Pauline Epistles (BNT 2303-06)
2008:  Pauline Epistles (BNT 2303-05)
2007:  Hermeneutics (BEX 2004-01)
-Co-Taught-
2009:                  Pauline Theology & Christian Ethics (CMT 218), with Neil Richardson
- "Paul: His World and His (Modern) Interpreters"
- "The Thessalonian Correspondence"
- "The Corinthian Correspondence"
- "The Epistle to the Galatians"
- "The Epistle to the Romans"
-Guest Lectures-
2008 (Mar):         Acts of the Apostles (BNT 1503-04)
  -"Paul's 'Gospel' to the Jews and the Gentiles"
2008 (Feb):         Gospel of John (BNT 324)
  -"The Calling of the First Disciples (John 1.19-2.11)
2007 (Oct-Nov):  Old Testament Poetry (BOT 270-02)
  -"Introduction to the book of Ecclesiastes and the Essence of Hevel Hevelim"
  -"Introduction to book of Job"
  -"The Speeches of Job's 'Friends' and the Struggle with Theodicy"
2007 (Oct):         Old Testament Poetry (BOT 270-01)
  -"Introduction to the book of Ecclesiastes and the Essence of Hevel Hevelim"
2007 (Apr):         Johannine Literature (BNT 360)
  -"The Spirit and the Vine ( John 14.16-16.11)
2006 (Nov):         Life and Teachings of Jesus (BNT 520)
  -"Entering the Kingdom of God"
2006 (Apr):         Hermeneutics (BEX 200)
  -"Biblical Genres"
  -"Wisdom Literature in biblical and Extra-biblical Texts"
-Church Electives-
2006-07:              East End Christian Church--Cincinnati, OH
    -"On the Theology of John's Revelation: A Detailed Look at the book of Revelation"
2005 (Sep-Oct):    East End Christian Church--Cincinnati, OH
    -"Answering the Tough Questions: A Study in Basic Apologetics"
2005 (Jun-Jul):     Eastside Christian Church--Clarksville, IN
    -"Answering the Tough Questions: A Study in Basic Apologetics"
2004 (Apr-May):    McDonough Christian Church--McDonough, GA 
    -"Answering the Tough Questions: A Study in Basic Apologetics"

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE
2004 (Feb-Jun):    McDonough Christian Church--McDonough, GA
    -Interim Children's Minister
2002-03:              Plum Creek Christian Church--Butler, KY
    -Children's Minister
1999-2000:          Lincoln Hills Christian Church--Corydon, IN
    -Children's Ministry Intern
1997-98:              Peachtree City Christian Church--Peachtree City, GA
    -Children's Ministry Intern
1996 (May-Aug):   Spring Road Christian Church--Lanett, AL
    -Children's Ministry Intern