Dr. Chet Roden

Chet RodenChair, Biblical Studies

Email Dr. Roden: croden@liberty.edu     
(434) 592-4140


  • Ph.D., Southeastern B. T. Seminary
  • M.Div., Southeastern B. T. Seminary
  • B.A., Baptist College of Florida

Recent Courses

  • OBST 655: Joshua-Kings
  • OTCL505: Hebrew Language Tools
  • OTCL 520: Beginning Hebrew


Dr. Chet Roden comes from a small community called Whitesboro, Alabama. His area of expertise is the Old Testament and Archaeology. Dr. Roden typically spends much of his summer on archaeological excavations in Israel and has been a senior pastor since 1991. He has been married to his wife, Renee, since 1982 and they have two sons. Dr. Roden’s other interests include playing the banjo, bass fishing, and Alabama football.


A Biblical Analysis of Leadership: Exegesis for the Everyday Leader (co-author)

Kregel, 2017

30 Days to Genesis: A Devotional Commentary.

Seed Publishing, 2016

The Society of Biblical Literature, 2014-Present..

Cognella Press, 2016