Since 2000, Jeffrey has been a Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities at Baylor. His teachings concentrate on medieval literature, the Bible as literature, medieval exegesis, biblical hermeneutics and literary theory, biblical tradition in the arts, art and biblical theology, literature and philosophy and aesthetics.
The 2015 Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics, "Christian Moral Courage," will be given by Candace Vogler, the David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. The lecture is set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in Powell Chapel (George W. Truett Theological Seminary).
Chad Wellmon with "The Infernal Machine" has been hosting a discussion of Dr. Alan Jacobs’s “79 Theses on Technology.” Jacobs, a Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program, also held a seminar at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture to discuss his theses. "The Hedgehog Review" sent Jaocbs some questions about his project, and he graciously took the time to answer them.