Spring Arbor University

Richard E. Cornell

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies in the Department of Theology

Richard Cornell

Contact Info

Email: rcornell@arbor.edu
Phone: (517) 750-6586
Office Location: Whiteman-Gibbs Science Center


  • Ph.D. from University of Aberdeen, 2011
  • M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, 2002
  • B.A. from Ohio University, 1996

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Richard moved to Michigan with his wife, Lorie, and his two children, Nathanael and Autumn, in the summer of 2007. He served two years as pastor in a United Methodist Church and was active with Campus Crusade for Christ for four years. Richard’s primary teaching responsibilities include Greek, New Testament studies, biblical ethics, and biblical foundations for Christian spirituality. His primary interests are the Gospel of John, theological interpretation of Scripture, the relationship between Scripture and doctrine, and trinitarian studies.