Assistant Professor of Old Testament Interpretation
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Adam Howell grew up in the hills of Appalachia in the northeast corner of Tennessee. He attended East Tennessee State University, earning a double major in Microbiology and Chemistry. Howell played football for the ETSU Buccaneers as a long snapper for both punts and extra points. While in college, Howell served as a college pastor at Boone Trail Baptist Church and served in several on-campus college ministries, including Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a grass roots ministry called The Well.
In addition to a regular teaching schedule, Howell has contributed to Hebrew dictionaries and published articles in both the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament and Luther Rice Journal of Christian Studies. Howell serves as the Old Testament Book Review Editor for the Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies, and is on the peer review board for the Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry. Howell is also a regular contributor to Daily Dose of Hebrew, which seeks to keep pastors engaged with their Hebrew Bibles for life.
Howell is married to Liz and they have four children: Noah, Tovah, Judah, and Norah.