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Jason Jewell

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Humanities

Jason Jewell

334-386-7919

About Dr. Jewell

Jason Jewell is the chairman of the Department of Humanities. He received a Ph.D. in humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in history from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in history and music from Harding University. Jewell coordinates the Western Cultural Heritage course sequence. He also teaches European history courses in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Great Books courses in the Great Books Honors College. Jewell is co-director of the Faulkner Patristics Project with Dr. Floyd Parker of the V.P. Black School of Bible and Religion. He is associate editor of the Journal of Faith and the Academy. He is also an associated scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Ala. His research interests include religion and politics in early modern Britain, the Christian philosophy of history, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. He is a contributor to Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views (Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Inklings and King Arthur (2015).

Publications

  • “Review of Mae Elise Cannon’s Social Justice Handbook.” Journal for the Sociological Integration of Religion and Society 1, No. 1 (2011).
  • “Teaching History in the Christian College Classroom: Considerations for the Restoration Tradition.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 3, no. 1 (2010), 66–80.
  • “English Reformation.” Encyclopedia of International Protest and Revolution. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • “Sixteenth-Century English Peasant Revolts.” Encyclopedia of International Protest and Revolution. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • “North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).” America in World History, vol. 4. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Globalization and Free Trade.” America in World History, vol. 4. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Tariffs, Protectionism, and the International Economy.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Open Door Policy and the Boxer Rebellion.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Annexation of Hawaii.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Monroe Doctrine and Latin American Revolutions.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “War of 1812.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Second Great Awakening and the Missionary Movement.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Declaration of Independence in World History.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Lexington and Concord and the ‘Shot Heard Round the World.’” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Benjamin Franklin and the American Enlightenment.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Imperial Rivalries and Comparisons.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “The Colonies and European Empires.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Georgia and Penal Colonies.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “King Philip’s War and Native-Colonial Conflict.” American in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Zenger Trial.” Exploring American History, vol. 10. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “The Townshend Acts.” Exploring American History, vol. 9. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Shays’s Rebellion.” Exploring American History, vol. 9. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Puritans.” Exploring American History, vol. 8. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “James Oglethorpe.” Exploring American History, vol. 7. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Mayflower Compact.” Exploring American History, vol. 6. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Kansas-Nebraska Act.” Exploring American History, vol. 6. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Industrial Revolution.” Exploring American History, vol. 5. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Agriculture and Farming.” Exploring American History, vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Review of Stephen Beers’s The Soul of the Christian University.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 2, no. 1 (2009), 72–75.
  • “Vienna and Her Children: A Review of Robert Whalen’s Silent Spring and J. Guido Hülsmann’s Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 1, no. 1 (2008), 93–99.
  • “Left Implosion.” Chronicles, September 2007.
  • “A Defense of the Christian University.” Faith for All of Life, July/August 2007.
  • “A Step in the Right Direction: A Review of Rod Dreher’s Crunchy-Cons.” Southern Partisan.
  • “A Fresh Look at the Anti-Ideologue: A Review of W. Wesley McDonald’s Russell Kirk and the Age of Ideology.” Southern Partisan 24, no. 3 (2005), 30–33.
  • Harding University’s Department of Music: A History. Searcy, AR: Harding University Press, 1998.

Presentations

  • 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference (Comment): “Nationalism and Warfare”
  • 2010 Christian Scholars Conference: “Murray Rothbard and the Nonaggression Axiom”
  • 2010 Faith and the Academy Conference: “John Rawls’s Theory of Justice: A Christian Critique”
  • 2009 Christian Scholars Conference: “The Reformed Philosophy of History”
  • 2009 Faith and the Academy Conference: “Towards a Biblical Pedagogy of History”
  • 2008 Phi Alpha Theta National Conference (Comment): “The Middle Ages”
  • 2008 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference (Comment): “Medieval Warfare and Society”
  • 2008 Faith and the Academy Conference: “Learning, Utility, and Religion in The Idea of the University”
  • 2007 Oxford Round Table: “Diversity in Accreditation: One University’s Experience”
  • 2006 Southern Conference on British Studies: “Waving the Bloody Shirt: Use of the Civil Wars in the Toleration Debate of 1667–1673”
  • 2005 Ludwig von Mises Institute: “Roundheads, Whigs, and Decivilization: A Hoppean Analysis of Stuart England”
  • 2005 Southern Conference on British Studies (Moderator): “Early Modern Britain”
  • 2002 Western Conference on British Studies: “The Young Leviathan? Samuel Parker on Authority”
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Jason Jewell

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Humanities

Jason Jewell

334-386-7919

About Dr. Jewell

Jason Jewell is the chairman of the Department of Humanities. He received a Ph.D. in humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in history from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in history and music from Harding University. Jewell coordinates the Western Cultural Heritage course sequence. He also teaches European history courses in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Great Books courses in the Great Books Honors College. Jewell is co-director of the Faulkner Patristics Project with Dr. Floyd Parker of the V.P. Black School of Bible and Religion. He is associate editor of the Journal of Faith and the Academy. He is also an associated scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Ala. His research interests include religion and politics in early modern Britain, the Christian philosophy of history, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. He is a contributor to Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views (Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Inklings and King Arthur (2015).

Publications

  • “Review of Mae Elise Cannon’s Social Justice Handbook.” Journal for the Sociological Integration of Religion and Society 1, No. 1 (2011).
  • “Teaching History in the Christian College Classroom: Considerations for the Restoration Tradition.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 3, no. 1 (2010), 66–80.
  • “English Reformation.” Encyclopedia of International Protest and Revolution. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • “Sixteenth-Century English Peasant Revolts.” Encyclopedia of International Protest and Revolution. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • “North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).” America in World History, vol. 4. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Globalization and Free Trade.” America in World History, vol. 4. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Tariffs, Protectionism, and the International Economy.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Open Door Policy and the Boxer Rebellion.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Annexation of Hawaii.” America in World History, vol. 3. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “Monroe Doctrine and Latin American Revolutions.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White-Thomson, 2009.
  • “War of 1812.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Second Great Awakening and the Missionary Movement.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Declaration of Independence in World History.” America in World History, vol. 2. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Lexington and Concord and the ‘Shot Heard Round the World.’” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Benjamin Franklin and the American Enlightenment.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Imperial Rivalries and Comparisons.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “The Colonies and European Empires.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Georgia and Penal Colonies.” America in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “King Philip’s War and Native-Colonial Conflict.” American in World History, vol. 1. New York: White–Thomson, 2009.
  • “Zenger Trial.” Exploring American History, vol. 10. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “The Townshend Acts.” Exploring American History, vol. 9. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Shays’s Rebellion.” Exploring American History, vol. 9. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Puritans.” Exploring American History, vol. 8. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “James Oglethorpe.” Exploring American History, vol. 7. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Mayflower Compact.” Exploring American History, vol. 6. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Kansas-Nebraska Act.” Exploring American History, vol. 6. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Industrial Revolution.” Exploring American History, vol. 5. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Agriculture and Farming.” Exploring American History, vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2008.
  • “Review of Stephen Beers’s The Soul of the Christian University.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 2, no. 1 (2009), 72–75.
  • “Vienna and Her Children: A Review of Robert Whalen’s Silent Spring and J. Guido Hülsmann’s Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism.” Journal of Faith and the Academy 1, no. 1 (2008), 93–99.
  • “Left Implosion.” Chronicles, September 2007.
  • “A Defense of the Christian University.” Faith for All of Life, July/August 2007.
  • “A Step in the Right Direction: A Review of Rod Dreher’s Crunchy-Cons.” Southern Partisan.
  • “A Fresh Look at the Anti-Ideologue: A Review of W. Wesley McDonald’s Russell Kirk and the Age of Ideology.” Southern Partisan 24, no. 3 (2005), 30–33.
  • Harding University’s Department of Music: A History. Searcy, AR: Harding University Press, 1998.

Presentations

  • 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference (Comment): “Nationalism and Warfare”
  • 2010 Christian Scholars Conference: “Murray Rothbard and the Nonaggression Axiom”
  • 2010 Faith and the Academy Conference: “John Rawls’s Theory of Justice: A Christian Critique”
  • 2009 Christian Scholars Conference: “The Reformed Philosophy of History”
  • 2009 Faith and the Academy Conference: “Towards a Biblical Pedagogy of History”
  • 2008 Phi Alpha Theta National Conference (Comment): “The Middle Ages”
  • 2008 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference (Comment): “Medieval Warfare and Society”
  • 2008 Faith and the Academy Conference: “Learning, Utility, and Religion in The Idea of the University”
  • 2007 Oxford Round Table: “Diversity in Accreditation: One University’s Experience”
  • 2006 Southern Conference on British Studies: “Waving the Bloody Shirt: Use of the Civil Wars in the Toleration Debate of 1667–1673”
  • 2005 Ludwig von Mises Institute: “Roundheads, Whigs, and Decivilization: A Hoppean Analysis of Stuart England”
  • 2005 Southern Conference on British Studies (Moderator): “Early Modern Britain”
  • 2002 Western Conference on British Studies: “The Young Leviathan? Samuel Parker on Authority”
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