Buies Creek, N.C.—Dr. Adam Crockett English, associate professor of religion in the Department of Religion and Philosophy, received the 2010 Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award for the Campbell Divinity School. The award was presented on Sunday, May 2, at the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center.
“During his seven-year tenure at Campbell, Dr. English has become an integral member of the Department of Religion,” said Dr. Michael Cogdill, dean of the Divinity School. “His easy-going, compassionate personality has made him very popular with students and faculty colleagues as well.”
English, who graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in 1996, holds the degrees of Master of Arts in theology and Christian Ethics from Southwestern Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Christian theology from Baylor University. An accomplished scholar, English once debated well-known journalist Christopher Hitchens, author of the book “God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.”
English has published numerous articles and coauthored several books. He is a key faculty member with the Honors Program at Campbell.
He and his wife Charissa and daughter Cassidy are active members of Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek.