James M. Leonard CV
 

James M. Leonard

My CV 

Tyndale House

36 Selwyn Gardens

Cambridge, CB3 9BA

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jl502 at cam dot ac uk

Treasures Old and New:  Biblical Texts and Meaning

Education

 

University of Cambridge, England

Ph.D. in Divinity in process (year 1—MPhil)

2007-

Dissertation: "The Coptic (Middle Egyptian) Manuscript Codex Schøyen and the Early Transmission of the Gospel of Matthew"

 

University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Post-Graduate Studies

Jan-May 2007

 

Regent College, Vancouver British Columbia

M.C.S. in Biblical Studies

1994

Areas of Concentration: Biblical Theology; New Testament

Thesis: Fulfillment of Temple Theology in Matthew's Gospel

 

 

 

Free Will Baptist Bible College, Nashville Tennessee

1984

B.S. cum laude

Areas of Concentration:  Church Music and Bible

 

AWARDS

 

·        Biblical Studies Prize, Regent College

2003

·        Simpson Scholarship, Free Will Baptist Bible College

1984

Teaching Experience

 

Adjunct Professor of Bible, John Brown University, Siloam Springs Arkansas

1995-1996

Teacher of Bible and Music, Markoma Bible Academy, Tahlequah Oklahoma

1994-1996

Teaching Assistant, Regent College, Vancouver Canada;  Full-time Exegesis Assistant for Gordon Fee and Bruce Waltke; TA for David Bebbington, Markus Bockmuehl, David Diewert, R.T. France, Eugene Peterson, Sven Soderlund

1991-1993

Educator, Metro Nashville Board of Education, Nashville Tennessee

1985-1989

Ministerial Experience

 

Pastor, Interim Ministries—American Baptist Churches, Inc., Valley Forge Pennsylvania

2005-2007

Pastor, Mt. Aerie Baptist Church, Pastor

2003-2005

Pastor, Interim Ministries:  First Baptist Church, Clendenin, WV; Hope Baptist Church, Frametown, WV; Flat Fork Baptist Church, Looneyville, WV

1999-2003

Associate Minister, Music and Youth Ministries:  Linden Ave Baptist Church, Dayton, OH; First Baptist Church, Lynden WA

1990-1994

Business Experience

 

Sales Representative, Thermal Gard USA, Norristown, PA; Charleston, WV; Reynoldsburg, OH

1996-2002

 

 

Executive Secretary, Job Corps, Charleston, WV

2002-2003


 

Publications and papers

 

Matthew’s Gospel among the Egyptians:  An Introduction to an Early Christian Manuscript;  University of Aberdeen, Burn Presentation,

16 May 2006

 

B against Its Assimilated Peers in the Forsaken House Logion (Matt 23:38):  Resistance Is Not Futile; Textual Criticism of the Bible (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/textualcriticism/)

1 Dec 2005

 

Scripture Reading as an Act of Worship; Contact

Feb 2003

Languages

 

·        English:  native language

·        French:  read with excellent comprehension

·        Spanish:  read with moderate competence

·        German:  read with moderate competence

·        Koine Greek:  read with excellent comprehension

·        Coptic:  read with moderate competence

·        Biblical Hebrew:  read with basic competence

 

Memberships

 

·        Society of Biblical Literature

·        Professional Registry, American Baptist Churches—USA

·        First Baptist Church, Fairchance, PA