Dr. W. Glenn Jonas

Associate Dean
College of Arts & Sciences
Charles Howard Professor of Religion
Christian Studies
College of Arts & Sciences
Office Location:
Taylor Hall
Room 304
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1029
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Jonas joined the department in 1994, teaching courses in the area of Church History. He served as department chair from 1999-2015, at which time he became Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Jonas has contributed articles to a variety of journals and periodicals. He is the author of A Critical Evaluation of Albert Henry Newman, Church Historian (1992); Nurturing the Vision, First Baptist Church, Raleigh, 1812-2012, Mercer (2012); and A Cloud of Witnesses from the Heart of the City: First Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, 1816-2016, Mercer (2016). He co-authored A Journey of Faith: Introduction to Christianity (2002) and edited The Baptist River: Essays on Many Tributaries of a Diverse Tradition (2006).

Dr. Jonas preaches regularly and has served as interim pastor of numerous churches in eastern North Carolina.

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