Faulkner University

Humanities Faculty

Jason Jewell

Jason Jewell is the chairman of the Department of Humanities. He received a Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in History from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in History and Music from Harding University. Along with Dr. Matt Roberson, Dr. Jewell coordinates the Western Cultural Heritage course sequence. He also teaches European history courses in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Great Books courses in the Great Books Honors College. Dr. Jewell is co-director of the Faulkner Patristics Project with Dr. Floyd Parker of the V.P. Black School of Bible and Religion. Dr. Jewell is the Director of the Institute of Faith and the Academy. He is also an Adjunct Scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. His research interests include religion and politics in Early Modern Britain, the Christian philosophy of history, and the intersection of Christianity and culture.

Michael R. Young

Michael R. Young is Professor of Humanities. He received Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in philosophy from the University of Dallas and M.Div., M.S., and B.S. degrees in Biblical Studies from Abilene Christian University. Dr. Young is a professor in Faulkner University's Great Books Honors College. Professor Young's areas of teaching include philosophy, ethics, humanities, and the Great Books Honors courses. His research interests include the application of the philosophical hermeneutics of Hans Georg Gadamer, philosophy of religion, and the relationship of theology and philosophy in classic texts of spiritual formation.

Robert Woods

Robert Woods, Professor of Great Books, teaches Logic for Liberal Arts and Western Cultural Heritage I for the Department of Humanities in addition to his responsibilities as the director of the Great Books Honors College. Dr. Woods received a Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in Religion from Barry University, and a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Atlanta Christian College. His research interests include Aristotle and Dante.

Terry L. Edwards

Terry L. Edwards is Professor of Bible & Humanities. He received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Humanities from Florida State University. He pursued further graduate studies in Bible and Music History at Freed-Hardeman University and Butler University, and received a B.A. from Harding University in Music Education and Biblical Languages. At Faulkner he teaches the Western Cultural Heritage course sequence. He also teaches World Geography within the Social Sciences department, and a variety of New Testament courses (Life of Christ, the book of Acts, The Prison Epistles, I & II Corinthians, Hermeneutics). He is director of the Patrons of Faith & the Arts Program, and conducts Study Abroad Programs in Italy & Greece.

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