Mark Jenkins, Ph.D. - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202107 d_28; ct_50

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Mark Jenkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Hebrew, and Archaeology

Trask 214, suite B


BA in Biblical Studies, Evangel University, 1981-1985.
MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988-1991.
PhD, Biblical Backgrounds and Archaeology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992-1999.
Staff Field Archaeologist, Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel, 2010-present.


Job Responsibilities: Teaching on both the main campus at Evangel University and also at the campus of James River Leadership College.

Org Memberships: The American Schools of Oriental Research
The Society of Biblical Literature

Courses Taught: Essential Christianity
Old Testament Literature
Old Testament Historical Books
New Testament Literature
Biblical Hebrew
Archaeology of Ancient Israel
Archaeology of the New Testament World
Frameworks- Culture

Started Work: Faculty at CBC, beginning in 2003
Faculty at Evangel University beginning in 2013.

Favorite Thing About Work: Being in the classroom is my favorite thing about being a professor at Evangel. There is no greater fulfillment than to influence the lives of students who will go on to be tomorrows leaders.

Was an Evangel Student: 1981-1985

Favorite Memory as a Student: My favorite memories at Evangel are associated with playing varstiy football and the enduring friendships that were a result.

Originally From: San Diego, CA

Personal Information: My wife and I are graduates of Evangel. She currently teaches classes in the Social Work department. My passion is Biblical Archaeolgy. I am currently digging at Gath, the home of Goliath. You are welcome to participate, ask me how!