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Martin Sheldon

Marty Sheldon

Department Chair, School of Religion, LU Online
Assistant Professor, Religion

E-mail: mesheldo@liberty.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012.
  • Master of Theology, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998.
  • Master of Divinity, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Free Will Baptist Bible College, 1987.

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Religion, 2003-Present.
  • Department Chair, 2011-Present.

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor, First Southern Methodist Church, Lynchburg, VA, 1998-2000.
  • Bible Teacher, King of Kings Free Will Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA, 1992-1994.
  • Bible Teacher, First Free Will Baptist Church, Roanoke, VA, 1989-1991.
  • Interim Pastor, Post Oak Shade Free Will Baptist Church, Cookeville, TN, 1982-1983.
  • Pastor, Loudon Free Will Baptist Church, Loudon, TN, 1979-1981.

Other Teaching Experience

  • Life Training Elective Instructor, Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA, 1996.
  • Liberty Bible Institute Instructor, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, VA, 1995.
  • Life Training Elective Instructor, Heritage Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA, 2002.
  • Substitute Teaching, Liberty University School of Religion, Lynchburg, VA, November 14-17, 30, 2000; February 12-13, 2001; March 23, 2001; October 15-19, 2001.

Publications

  • Review: Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., The Majesty of God in the Old Testament: A Guide for Preaching and Teaching (2007). Published in JETS. Vol. 50, No. 4 (December 2007).
  • “Son of Man: A Depiction of Jesus’ Humanity or a Title for a Glorious Messiah?” published in Integrity: A Journal of Christian Thought; Summer 2000: Vol. 1.
  • "The Eschatological Son of Man in Jewish and Christian Literature" published in the Evangelical Journal; Fall 1999.

Presentations

  • "The Apostle Paul's Christological Interpretation of Psalm 8:6 and 110:1 in 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 and Ephesians 1:20-23," presented at the Theological Symposium of the National Association of Free Will Baptists' Commission for Theological Integrity, October 24, 2006.
  • “The Son of Man in the Gospel of John,” presented at the Theological Symposium of the Commission for Theological Integrity; Free Will Baptist Bible College, November 5, 2002.
  • “Apocalyptic Judaism During the First Century AD,”
    Presented at the Theological Symposium of the Commission for Theological Integrity; Free Will Baptist Bible College, November 2, 2000.
  • “Son of Man: The Ultimate Demonstration of God’s Presence,” presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Eastern Region Meeting; April 7, 2000.
  • "The Eschatological Son of Man in Jewish and Christian Literature," presented at the Evangelical Theological Society Eastern Region Meeting; March 26, 1999.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Evangelical Theological Society, Eastern Region, 1998-Present.