About Dr. James F. Davis
  • Education:     B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1985

                            M.Div. Th.M. Capital Bible Seminary 1993, Summa *** Laude

                            Ph.D. (New Testament) Dallas Theological Seminary, 2001, 3.9+


    Dissertation:  Lex Talionis in Early Judaism and the Exhortation of Jesus in Matthew 5:38-42. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series, 281; T. & T. Clark International: London, 2005.

    Engineering Work Experience:  1985-1998 Environmental Engineer, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Ministry/Academic Work Experience:

    1990-92 Bible Teacher, Family Bible Fellowship, Northern VA; 1993-2001 Bible Teacher/Elder, Christ Congregation, Dallas, TX; 2001-03 Bible Teacher, Community Bible Chapel Dallas, TX: Taught messages from pulpit including full series of Judges, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Dispensationalism, Christ in the Old Testament, 1 Thessalonians, Philippians, Titus, 1 Peter.  2008-Present. Associate Pastor Chinese Christian Missionary Church (Part Time). Preach most Sunday mornings and teach Sunday School.

    1998-2003. Full Time Translator/Editor Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB): Served on Executive Committee for the entire New Testament. New Testament was published in 2000. Developed and programmed modules of draft books of translation and installed them in Accordance Bible Software for use in translation process. Served on translation subcommittee for Old Testament for Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, Ezekiel and Minor Prophets.

    1999-Present. Visiting Faculty Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary, Amman Jordan: Teach Bachelors and Masters level courses on New Testament Introduction, Intermediate Greek Syntax, Exegesis of Galatians, Pauline Epistles, General Epistles and Revelation.

    2002-2003. Adjunct Faculty Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS): Taught courses on first and second semester entry level Koine Greek.

    2004-Present. Full Time Associate Professor of New Testament Literature and Exegesis; Chair of New Testament Literature and Exegesis Department at Capital Bible Seminary: Teach courses of Greek (Koine) Grammar I and II, Principles Greek Exegesis, Exegesis of Matthew, Exegesis of Acts, Exegesis of Romans, Exegesis of 1 Corinthians, Exegesis of Hebrews, Exegesis of Revelation, Critical Issues of the New Testament, Hermeneutics, General Epistles and Revelation. Serve as a faculty advisor for Th.M. Theses. Other duties include supervising adjunct professors and overseeing the operations of the Greek Department.

    2009-Present. Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Liberty University: Teach online courses in New Testament Backgrounds and New Testament Orientation


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