Campbellsville University to host Wheaton College professor at chapel

Campbellsville University to host Wheaton College professor at chapel

                                                                                                                                                             Sept. 4, 2012
                                                                                                                                             For Immediate Release

By April Hill, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Dr. Lynn H. Cohick, professor of New Testament at Wheaton College will speak at for chapel at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

 Dr. Lynn Cohick
Cohick is a professor of New Testament in the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College, and has taught there since 2000. In 1998, Cohick taught at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology in Nairobi, Kenya where she spent three years of her teaching career.

Along with teaching at Wheaton College, she is also the associate editor for Regula Fidei Commentary series and a member of the editorial board on the Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters. She’s the secretary at the Institute for Biblical Research, as well as a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Early Jewish-Christian Relations Steering Committee, the North American Patristics Society, the Evangelical Theological Society and the Greco-Roman Backgrounds Consultation Steering Committee.

Cohick earned her bachelor of arts degree in Bible and Religion from Messiah College in 1984. She then went on to earn her Ph.D. in New Testament and Christian Origins from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996.

Cohick has also researched and published several books and contributed many chapters, journal articles and reviews to various sources. Some of which include topics like Jewish and Christian relations as well as several articles on women in early Judaism and Christianity.

Cohick is married to James A. Cohick Jr. They have two children: Charles and Sarah.

Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

All chapels are open to the public free of charge and are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10) and are streamed live on the Internet at For information about chapel, call the Office of Campus Ministries at (270) 789-5227.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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