D. Jeffrey Mooney, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Theology

Office Phone: (951) 343-4517
E-mail: jmooney@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B245
Office Hours: Fall 2017 Semester MWF 3:30-5:00, T 1:00-5:00

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Old Testament Theology Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2003
M.Div. Divinity Beeson Divinity School 1996
B.A. Jazz Studies (Music Theory) Auburn University 1990
  • Courses Taught

    Fall 2014 Semester

    CST110, Section C
    Old Testament Survey
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10.45a - 11.45a
    Business Building, Room 124

    CST110, Section D
    Old Testament Survey
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12.00p - 1.00p
    Business Building, Room 124

    CST210, Section A
    Pentateuch & Former Prophets
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8.15a - 9.15a


    CST210 Section B/T1
    Pentateuch & Former Prophets
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9.30a - 10.30a
    Business Building, Room 106

    HEB213, Section A
    Biblical Hebrew I
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1.15p - 2.15p

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Old Testament Interpretation and Theology
    Biblical Theology
    Jazz History

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    • Paper, “Moving from Civic to Covenantal: Reading the Plain Senses of Old Testament Justice Texts,” Henry Symposium for Religion and Public Life, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Michigan, Spring 2015.
    • Paper, “The Reformed in Need of Reformation: Reading the Plain Sense of the Old Testament Justice Texts for a Thorough Ecclesiology,” ETS Far West Conference, California Baptist University, Spring 2015.
    • Paper, “Weaver's Ideas Have Consequences: Jazz Music and Human Flourishing,” CBU Apologetics Conference: Imagining the Good Life: Apologetics and Human Flourishing, California Baptist University, Spring 2013.
    • Paper, “Leviticus 10: Priestly Pyrotechnics and the Uncommonness of YHWH,” ETS, San Diego 2008.
    • Book Review, Butterfield, Rosaria Champaign. Secrets of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into the Christian Faith, reviewed by D. Jeffrey Mooney, Journal for Baptist Studies, 6 (2014)
    • Chapter, Jeff Mooney/ Jason DeRouche, "Leviticus," What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About, (Kregel: 2013) 
    • Article, "Leviticus" in the LOGOS Lexham Online Bible Dictionary, 2013.
    • Article, “Israel in Slavery and Slavery in Israel” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 12/3 Fall 2008
    • Article, “Righteousness,” Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary,  (Broadman/ Holman: Nashville. 2003).
    • Article, “Forgiveness,” Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary,  (Broadman/ Holman: Nashville. 2003).

    Academic Advancement
    • Full Professor Rank Awarded, Spring 2015
    • Received Tenure – 2011
    • Associate Professor of Christian Studies, California Baptist University, 2009- Present
    • Assistant Professor of Christian Studies, California Baptist University, 2004-2009
    • Instructor, Theology in Ministry/ Supervised Ministry Experience (small group), The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000-2002
    • Research Assistant for Elmer Martens, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000    
    • Garrett Fellow, Hebrew, Exegesis, and Old Testament, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997-2002
    • Teaching Assistant, Beeson Divinity School, 1994-1997

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Senior Pastor of Redeemer Baptist Church
    3669 Madison Ave
    Riverside, CA 92504

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Family Time
    Sports
    Reading
    Music
    Good Food