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Terry Ann Smith
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
 
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Education:
2011 Doctor of Philosophy, Biblical Studies, Drew University, Madison, NJ

2007 Master of Philosophy, Drew University, Madison, NJ

2002 Master of Divinity, Biblical Studies, New Brunswick Theological Seminary,
New Brunswick, NJ

1994 Master of Science, Information Systems Development, Roosevelt University,
Chicago, IL

1986 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration/Marketing, Roosevelt
University, Chicago, IL


Experience:
Present Adjunct Professor  Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, PA  courses
include: Old Testament: Literature, Religion, Culture

2011-2012 Part-Time Lecturer, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ  courses include Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, The Hebrew Prophets, and Ancient Near Eastern Religions

2008 - 2010 Adjunct Lecturer, Drew University, Madison, NJ
Taught introductory language courses on Exegetical Skills, Classical Hebrew
and Hebrew Exegesis

2006 - 2007 Visiting Adjunct Professor, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Shawnee, KS
Taught introductory courses Hebrew Bible I and Hebrew Bible II

2004 - 2007 Instructor, Cathedral Bible Institute, Cathedral International, Perth Amboy, NJ
Taught introductory courses on Biblical Interpretation, Hebrew Bible, Hebrew
Bible Prophets and Bible Doctrine

2005 - 2005 Adjunct Lecturer, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ
Taught introductory course on Old Testament for Biblical Studies Certificate
Program

2004 - 2006 Instructor, Eastern School of Christian Ministry, Palmer Seminary
Summit, NJ Campus - Taught courses on Biblical Interpretation, The Gospel of Mark, and Introduction to the Old Testament for Palmer Seminary Certificate Program

1978 - 1999 Various Administrative and Managerial Positions  AT&T Communications, Chicago, IL and Bedminster, New Jersey

Awards/Scholarships/Prizes

2011 Rabbi Dr. Sheldon J. Weltman Prize for Excellence in Biblical Studies

2008-2009 Graduate Division of Religion Award, Drew University, Madison, NJ

2002-2006 Graduate Academic Merit Scholarship, Drew University, Madison, NJ

2002 Benjamin Lanham Rogers Prize for outstanding competence in Old Testament
Studies, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ

2002 Reverend Edward Lodewick Prize for excellence in preaching, New Brunswick
Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ

Memberships/Offices/Professional Activities

Associate Minister  Calvary Baptist Church, Morristown, NJ
Member - Society of Biblical Literature
Member - American Baptist Churches Women In Ministry
Member - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Executive Committee Member Tri-City Branch NAACP (2004-2006)
Student Convener for Hebrew Bible, Drew University, Madison, NJ (2003)
ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technical-Scientific Olympics) Chairperson and Advisor, Tri-City Branch NAACP (2003-2006)
Past President Student Society of Inquiry, New Brunswick Theological Seminary (2001/2002)
Former Student Chaplin, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ (1999/2000)
Member  Association of Black Seminarians, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ (2000-2002)

Academic Presentations and Publications

Presentation: "Checkmate: A Queen's Move that Makes a King," Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Mid- Regional Session, (2006).

Presentation: "Into the Lion's Den: Contesting Power in Daniel 7" Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)  (Chicago, 2012).

Presentation: "Let Us Prey&Petitionary Prayer as Resistance and Protest in Daniel 9," International Society of Biblical Literature (Scotland, July, 2013).

Presentation: "(Un)Safe Havens: Sarah and Ishmael: Derelict Parenting in Genesis 21:9-14," Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)  (Baltimore, November, 2013).

Article: "Warring Words in the Book of Daniel" in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative, Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2014).

Article: "For I Am God and No Mortal:" Yahweh's Covenantal Faithfulness in Hosea 11:1-11, Testamentum Imperium: An International Theological Journal (2012)

Book (Co-Author): Ezra-Nehemiah, Volume 14, Wisdom Commentary Series, Liturgical Press, (forthcoming 2016).

Book: "Think About It, Consider It, Tell Us What to Do: Can Some of the Most Violent Texts of the Old Testament Be Redeemed? (Canada: Essence Publishing, 2002)



 


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