Originally from Texas, Dr. English came to Campbell University in 2003. He teaches courses in the fields of Theology, Philosophy, and Ethics, and became Chair of the Department of Christian Studies in 2015. He co-coaches Campbell’s Ethics Bowl Team and regularly leads Study Abroad trips to Italy and Germany. He has served as interim pastor in several eastern North Carolina churches.
Dr. English has contributed to a variety of journals and periodicals. He is the author of Christmas: Theological Anticipations, Cascade (2016); The Saint Who Would be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of St. Nicholas of Myra, Baylor University Press (2012); Theology Remixed: Christianity as Story, Game, Language, Culture, Intervarsity Press (2010); The Possibility of Christian Philosophy: Maurice Blondel at the Intersection of Philosophy and Theology, Routledge (2007); and co-author of Pocket History of Theology, Intervarsity Press (2005). Dr. English’s research interests include constructive theology and the history of theological ideas.