On July 16, 2012 – Rev. Donald E. Battle was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree: by the Eastern Missouri Bible College. Dr. Donald E. Battle, D.D. the Christology Scholar, Bible Teacher, and Ordained Minister. The Editor and Scholar of the Jesus Christ Study Bible: New Testament and Christology. He is also the author of Ultimate Christology and Theology, and the Christology: Jesus the Lord of Glory.