Faculty

Kelly D. Dagley, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies

Phone: 714-879-3901 x. 1229
Email: kddagley@hiu.edu
Office:  Suite 216

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. (in progress), Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.A., Theology with Youth Ministry Emphasis, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B. A., Theatre Arts, English, and Bible,Pacific Christian College
  • Additional studies in Hebrew exegesis, Fuller Theological Seminary

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Secondary Teaching Credential, Theatre Arts and English, California State University Fullerton

COURSES:

  • History and Literature of Ancient Israel
  • Theology of Ministry
  • Hebrew Literature
  • Isaiah and His Contemporaries
  • Servant Leadership
  • Psalms
  • The Story of Scripture
  • New Testament Letters
  • Old Testament Survey
  • Introduction to Biblical Literature

KEY AWARDS/AFFILIATIONS:

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Center for Advanced Theological Studies, Women’s Association Vice-President, Fuller Theological Seminary.
  • Christians for Biblical Equality

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • Women and the Bible
  • Old Testament Narrative
  • Contextual Hermeneutics of the Old Testament
  • Spiritual Formation
  • The Bible and the Arts

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

  • Society for Biblical Literature Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ, March 2010
    • Presented “Ruth, Type-Scenes, and the Third Space” in Hebrew Bible Section
  • Society for Biblical Literature Regional Conference, Whittier, CA, March 2011
    • Presented “The Real Housewives of Mt. Samaria, the Rebelliously Religious, and the Shock and Awe of Amos 4” in Hebrew Bible Section

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:
Kelly enjoys listening to a wide variety of music, going to the theatre, movies, and concerts, watching BBC costume dramas and Denver Broncos football, occasionally preaching at my church- Sojourners Community Church in Fullerton, spending time with students, friends, family, and drinking coffee.  Lots and lots of coffee.

PHILOSOPHY OF BIBLICAL EDUCATION:
Biblical studies courses are not meant to merely fill students’ heads with knowledge but also to challenge thinking, change hearts, and equip one for a lifetime of study and encountering God in the biblical text.

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