Biography: Clergyman, college professor of Bible. 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. Died March 1, 2003.


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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.