James H. Railey

Professor of Theology



BA, Southeastern University of the Assemblies of God
MDiv, Erskine Theological Seminary
ThM, Columbia Theological Seminary
DTh, University of South Africa


He has served as a college and seminary professor for 38 years. Dr. Railey has also served as National Secretary of the AG Education Department. He has extensive experience as a senior and associate pastor in North Carolina, Florida, and Alabama. While on the faculty of Southeastern University for eleven years, he served as chairperson of the Systematic Theology and Philosophy Department and the Division of Religion. He is a contributor to Advance, The Youth Leader, Paraclete, The Assemblies of God Educator, Enrichment JournalPentecostal Evangel, Pneuma Review, Pneuma, El Embajador and Systematic Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective, ed. Stanley Horton (1994). Dr. Railey is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society for Pentecostal Studies.

“I am deeply committed to the identification, understanding and systematic presentation of a Pentecostal theology that is both rationally grasped and experientially enjoyed. I also expect to see the theology expressed in the confrontation with the manifold ethical issues facing today’s Christian.” — James H. Railey