Faculty Biographies

John Harrison

John Harrison Title: Professor of New Testament and Ministry; Chair, Graduate Bible
Email: john.harrison@oc.edu
Hometown: Rockledge, FL
Degree: David Lipscomb University - B.A. Bible; Wheaton Graduate School - M.A. Old Testament and New Testament; University of Edinburgh - Ph.D. New Testament Literature History/Theology

Dr. Harrison is in the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Institute of Biblical Research. He won the Waterman Award granted by Wheaton Graduate School for excellence in Christian leadership. His academic interests are Jesus in history, the parables of Jesus, and Ecclesiology. He published "Evangelical Society of Ulster" in the Stone-Campbell Encyclopedia. He works at OC for "the opportunity to shape students who will help lead in churches, and help to transform and shape the expression of Christian faith." His favorite memory is the Bible faculty synchronized swimming video. He is married to Sharon, and they have two sons: Joshua and Stewart. Dr. Harrison attends Memorial Road Church of Christ. He is an adult Bible class teacher, and he also takes mission trips to Ireland in the summer.