Tony W. Cartledge has taught Old Testament, writing, preaching, archaeology, and ministry courses at Campbell University Divinity School since 2007. Cartledge has published hundreds of articles, along with 13 books as sole author and three others as co-author. These include 1-2 Samuel for the Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary series; shorter treatments of Genesis, 1-2 Samuel, Job, Psalms, the Megillot (Ruth, Esther, Song of Songs, Lamentations, and Ecclesiastes), Ephesians, and Revelation; as well as other volumes for a more general audience. His most recent book, published in March, is a collection of Bible studies designed for senior adults: Peace Like a River: Biblical Lessons for Seasoned Living.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities at Campbell, Cartledge is Contributing Editor and weekly curriculum writer for the national publication Nurturing Faith Journal and Bible Studies. He also serves as a board member for the Copernicus Group Independent Review Board, which provides ethical review of clinical trials. Previously, Cartledge was Editor/President of the Biblical Recorder, a news journal related to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, for almost nine years. Prior to that, he served as pastor of five churches during a 26-year period, with the last 10 years being at Woodhaven Baptist Church near Apex and Cary, N.C. Cartledge currently serves on the General Council of the Baptist World Alliance and as chair of the Resolutions Committee.
Tony and his wife Susan live in Cary.