- Chair, Dept of Christian Theology
- Elma Cobb Professor of Christian Theology
- Ph. D.: Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1988
- M. A.: Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, 1982
- B. A.: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 1976
- Diploma: Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL, 1974
Dr. and Mrs. Pate have served in some ten pastorates over the last thirty years, in interim, full-time, or bi-vocational capacities. Today, they serve at Caddo Valley Baptist Church, along with Marvin’s full-time teaching here in the Pruet School of Christian Studies. Dr. Pate loves having “one foot” in the classroom and the “other” in the church, while “juggling” his writing schedule.
Dr. Pate is a member of the following professional organizations:
- Society of Biblical Literature
- National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion
“The Church,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Ed. Walter A. Elwell (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1996), pp.95-98.
“First and Second Corinthians,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Ed. Walter A. Elwell (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1996), pp. 118-123.
The Reverse of the Curse: Paul, Wisdom, and the Law. WUNT II/114, eds. Martin Hengel and Otfried Hofius (J.C.B. Mohr/Paul Siebeck, 2000)
Behind the Masks: Personality Disorders in the Church. Co-author with Sherry Pate (Broadman and Holman, 2000).
Communities Living in the Last Days: The Dead Sea Scrolls, the New Testament and the Story of Israel. (InterVarsity Press, 2000).
Four Views of Revelation. Editor and contributor (Zondervan, 1998).
Doomsday Delusions.Co-author with Calvin B.Haines (InterVarsity Press, 1995).
Luke: Moody Gospel Series. (Moody Press, 1995).
The End of the Age Has Come: The Theology of Paul. (Zondervan, 1995).
The Glory of Adam and the Afflictions of the Righteous: Pauline Suffering in Context. (Edwin Mellen Press, 1993).
Adam Christology as the Exegetical and Theological Substructure of 2 Corinthians 4:7-5:21. (University Press of America, 1991).
The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology. Editor and contributor (InterVarsity, October, 2004)
Deliverance Now and Not Yet: The New Testament and the Great Tribulation. C. Marvin Pate and Douglas Kennard (Baltimore, MD: Peter Lang Publisher, 2004).
Iraq: Babylon of the End-Times? C. Marvin Pate and J. Daniel Hays (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2003).
The Apocalypse: A Historical Novel. J. Daniel Hays and C. Marvin Pate (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004).
Crucified in the Media: Finding the Real Jesus amidst the Headlines. C. Marvin and Sheryl L. Pate (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, January, 2005).
Current Writing Projects:
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy, co-authored with Scott Duvall and Danny Hays, Zondervan
Introduction to Johannine Literature, Zondervan