Biography:Clergyman, teacher. Born– Nov. 7, 1932, Montgomery, Ala. Parents– J. A. and Zelma (Suggs) Kearley. Married– Helen Bowman, June 18, 1951. Children– Two. Education– Alabama Christian College, B.A., 1954; Harding Graduate School, M.A., 1956, M.R.E. and M.Th., 1965; Auburn University, M.Ed., 1960; Hebrew Union College, Ph.D., 1971. Ordained in the Church of Christ, 1952. Taught at Alabama Christian College in Montgomery, 1956-1969; Lubbock Christian College, 1970-1975; Abilene Christian College, 1975-. Member; Society of Biblical Literature; American Association of Hebrew Professors; Rotary International; Phi Delta Kappa. F.W. Mattox Distinguished Professor award, Lubbock Christian College, 1974.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 57.


The Effect of Evolution on Modern Society. S.l.; World Mission Pub., 1974.

God’s Indwelling Spirit. Birmingham, Ala.; Parchment Press, 1975.

The Significance of the Genesis Flood. S.l.; World Mission Pub., 1974.

The World and Literature of the Old Testament. Austin, Tex.; Sweet Pub. Co., 1979.


Biblical Interpretation, Principles and Practice. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Baker Book House, 1986.