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Jarrett Ford

Jarrett Ford

Assistant Professor of Theology and New Testament


Dr. Jarrett Ford joined the faculty in the fall of 2023 after teaching adjunctly at Boyce College in Louisville, KY. His academic interests include Pauline studies, hermeneutics, theological method, and Greek. He is passionate about training students to use their minds to glorify God and build up the body of Christ.

Education and Credentials

  • PhD in New Testament from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS)
  • Master of Divinity from SBTS
  • BS from Oklahoma State University

Scholarly Works

  • Ford, Jarrett. “The Meaning of ἀλληγορέω in Galatians 4:24 Rerevisited.” New Testament Studies, (forthcoming).
  • Ford, Jarrett. “The Siren Attraction of Allegory.” In Hermeneutics: Current Issues and Practice. Nashville, TN: B & H Publishing Group, (forthcoming). To be translated into Spanish.
  • Managing editor of Plummer, Robert L., ed. Healthy and Wealthy? A Biblical-Theological Response to the Prosperity Gospel. Dallas, TX: Fontes Press, (2022).
  • Managing editor of Plummer, Robert L., ed. Rich in Good Deed: A Biblical-Theological Response by the Church and by Society. Dallas, TX: Fontes Press, (2022).

Expert Topics

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament


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Why Cedarville?

I am excited to be at Cedarville because it has a proven record of developing high academic standards and cultivating a culture of discipleship so that students might grow both in heart and mind.