Vance E. Woods


Master of Arts in Church-State Studies, (2009)
J.M. Dawson Institute for Church-State Studies
Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries, (2003)
Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri


Baylor University
Waco, Texas
Moody/Jones Library
Special Collections Cataloger
July ’09-Present

SonRise Baptist Church
Robinson, Texas
September ’04-June ’09

McLennan County Challenge Academy
Waco, Texas
Special Assignment Aide
February ’05-May ’06

Drexel First Baptist Church
Drexel, Missouri
Youth/Music Minister
September ’01-June ‘04

Additional Information:

Master’s Thesis:

Whitby, Wilfrid, and Church-State Antagonism in Early Medieval Britain. Baylor University, 2009.

Conference Presentations:

“Charting Viae Mediae in Higher Education: Martin Luther and John Henry Newman on the Idea of a University”, co-presenter, Charles McDaniel. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Symposium: “The Idea of a University: From John Henry Newman to the Multiversity and Beyond.” Pasadena, CA, August 2010.

“Distance and Dualogue: Rediscovering Discourse in the Age of Social Media.” Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Symposium: “Freedom & Virtue: Re-inventing Free Institutions in an Era of Globalization.” Pasadena, CA, August 2015.


Review of The Trial of the Templars, 2nd ed., by Malcolm Barber. Journal of Church and State 49, no. 3 (summer 2007) : 571-573.

John Henry Newman and Martin Luther: Balancing Heart and Mind in Higher Education, co-author, Charles McDaniel. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 23 (October 2011) : 19-40.

Around Butler, co-author, Brian Phillips. Arcadia Publishing (March 2013)

Review of Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic University, by Kenneth Garcia. Journal of Church and State 56, no. 1 (winter 2014) : 156-157.


Bates County Museum and Historical Society (2012)
Waco Community Race Relations Coalition (2015)
Prosper Waco Post-Secondary Success Working Group (2016)

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