Biographical Note: B. Elmo Scoggin (1915-2011) was a pastor, author, civic and community leader, archaeologist, and for 34 years, a professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Scoggin graduated from Gardner-Webb Jr. College (A.A.), Furman University (B.A.), and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Th.M., Ph.D.). He wrote the Commentary on Micah in the Broadman Bible Commentary (1972), numerous articles/essays, and over fifty book reviews. He was pastor of churches in Kentucky, Florida, and Jerusalem. He served as the Raleigh and North Carolina Liaison with the National Council on the Holocaust. His 20 seasons of archaeological field experience in the Middle East is represented in the marvelous collection of artifacts found in his collection. In addition, he hosted a classical music program on WCPE radio called, “Music in the Night."
Scope and Contents: This small collection contains sermons, manuscripts, and other materials collected by Hannah Scoggin which were intended to reflect Dr. Scoggin’s community involvement, personal achievements, and writing.