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Michael Shepherd

Mike Shepherd, PhD

Professor of Biblical Studies


Dr. Shepherd is originally from North Carolina. Before coming to Cedarville, he taught at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana, for nine years.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • B.F.A in Jazz Performance, The New School University

Scholarly Works

  • A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve
  • Textuality and the Bible
  • The Text in the Middle
  • The Textual World of the Bible
  • Daniel in the Context of the Hebrew Bible

View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons ยป


  • Interests: Exercising, spending time with family
  • Why I'm at Cedarville: I came to Cedarville because of its commitment to the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ. I enjoy working with my colleagues in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies and interacting with the students who come here.