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Joe Slunaker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Christian Studies
Director of Online Education for the School of Christian Ministries

Office Phone: (951) 343-2197
Office Location: Tyler Plaza 338
Office Hours: By Appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Old Testament Gateway Theological Seminary
MDiv Divinity Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
BAT Applied Theology California Baptist University
  • Courses Taught

    Old Testament Exegesis
    Pentateuch and Former Prophets
    Latter Prophets and Writings
    Old Testament Survey
    Old Testament Theology
    Church History
    Biblical Interpretation
    The Christian Life
    Introduction to Christianity
    New Testament Survey
    Paul and the Early Church
    Overview of the Bible
    Comparative Religions
    Biblical Theology
    Foundations of Christian Thought
    Ministry with Youth
    Intro to Philosophy

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Biblical Hebrew
    Old Testament Exegesis
    Biblical Theology

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Course Developer and Adjunct Professor, Colorado Christian Univeristy:
    Bachelors Course Developed and Taught: Old Testament Introduction
    Graduate Course Developed and Taught: Old Testament Introduction

    Adjunct Professor, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention:
    Doctoral Lectures Delivered: Preaching Proverbs; Preaching Psalms; Preaching Parables
    Graduate Courses Taught: Old Testament Introduction I; Old Testament Introduction. II; Introduction to Old Testament Hebrew; Introduction to Old Testament Hebrew for Korean Students; Hebrew Exegesis: Amos; Hebrew Exegesis: Proverbs; Hebrew Exegesis: Malachi; Advanced Biblical Preaching; History of American Evangelicalism

    Visiting Professor, Seminario Teológico Bautista Mexicano, Mexico City:
    Graduate Course Taught: Apologetics/Philosophy

    Visiting Professor, Karin Theological Seminary, Burma/Myanmar:
    Undergraduate Course Taught: Young Men and Women in Leadership

  • Personal Philosophy

    "The ultimate aim of biblical theology is to bring us to our knees in worship and prayer" - Bruce Waltke