Dr. William McDonald
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Old Testament
wmcdonald@oru.edu or dwatkins@oru.edu for more informatin 


Dr. William McDonald received a B.A. in Old Testament (1987), a Master of Divinity (1991), and a Master of Arts in Biblical Literature (1992) from Oral Roberts University. Dr. McDonald went on to pursue both a Master of Arts in Hebrew Studies (1999), and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Studies (2002) from the University of Texas at Austin.

Before becoming an adjunct Assistant Professor of Old Testament in the Graduate School of Theology and Missions at Oral Roberts University, Dr. McDonald had over fifteen years of teaching and educational ministry experience. He taught and hosted a television outreach program called, Truth, in Peoria, IL. (1983-1985), and hosted a program called, The Quest, in Austin, TX (1997-1998). In 2002, McDonald hosted two television programs produced by N.L.M. Foundation for Depression and Anxiety called, “Over Coming Depression, Anxiety and Worry” and “Face To Face”, a study into God’s Word. McDonald was a member of the Board of Directors as the National Director for Race Relations in The American Forum for Jewish-Christian Cooperation, from 1987-1994.

McDonald has written a number of articles published by Yavo Digest, Austin, TX and by Not Forsaking the Assembling (N.F.T.A.). He also wrote the book entitled, You Are Free To Worry No More, published by New Life Ministries, Inc. in Austin, TX, and HaKesher, Inc. in Tulsa, OK, in 1999. His dissertation was entitled, A Hebrew Text in Greek Dress: A Comparison and Contrast Between Jewish and Hellenistic Thought, which was published in Fall 2002.

B.A., Oral Roberts University, 1987
M.Div., Oral Roberts University, 1991
M.A., Oral Roberts University, 1992
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1999
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2002