One of Southern Seminary’s distinguishing features is its faculty, whose contributions place Southern at the forefront of evangelical scholarship. The faculty’s academic achievement is matched by a willingness to invest in students, ensuring that an indelible mark is left on students’ entire lives. Studying at Southern not only gives students the chance to read good books, it lets them study with the authors.

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Gregg R. Allison

B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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Jonathan Arnold

B.A., The University of the South; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.St., D.Phil., The University of Oxford

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Bryan Baise

B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Div., Ph.D. candidate, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Timothy K. Beougher

B.S., Kansas State University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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Phillip Bethancourt

B.A., M.S., Texas A&M University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Terry J. Betts

B.S.Ed., Wright State University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Additional Studies: Jerusalem University College

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Douglas K. Blount

B.A., M.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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David Bosch

B.A., University of Kentucky; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Regent University

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Gregory B. Brewton

B.M.E., Stetson University; M.C.M., D.M.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Denny Burk

B.A., Louisiana Tech University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Theodore J. Cabal

B.A., M.A., Dallas Baptist University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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R. Scott Connell

B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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William F. Cook, III

B.A., University of Central Florida; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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Mark T. Coppenger

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Joseph R. Crider

B.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University; D.A., University of Northern Colorado

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Esther R. Crookshank

B.M., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

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David R. DeKlavon

B.A., Miami Christian College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Dan DeWitt

B.S., Lexington Baptist College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Charles W. Draper

B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Luther Rice Seminary; Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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C. Berry Driver Jr.

B.A., The University of Alabama; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

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Daniel S. Dumas

B.S., Criswell College; M.Div., The Master’s Seminary

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Russell T. Fuller

B.S., M.A., Bob Jones University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College; Doctoral Studies, The Dropsie College

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Duane A. Garrett

B.A., Rice University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Baylor University

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Peter J. Gentry

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto; Graduate Studies: Dallas Theological Seminary, Jerusalem University College

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Adam W. Greenway

B.A., cum laude, Samford University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.N.A., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Matthew J. Hall

B.A., Grove City College; M.Div, Th.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

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James M. Hamilton

B. A., University of Arkansas; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Joseph C. Harrod

A.A., ITT Technical Institute; B.A., Boyce College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Michael A. G. Haykin

B.A., University of Toronto; M.Rel., Wycliffe College and Univ. of Toronto; Th.D., Wycliffe College and Univ. of Toronto

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William D. Henard III

B.A., LL.D. (hon.), University of the Cumberlands; M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Ayman S. Ibrahim

B.A., Ain Shams University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D. candidate, University of Haifa

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Eric L. Johnson

B.Th., Toronto Baptist Seminary; M.A.C.S., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

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Timothy Paul Jones

B.A., Manhattan Christian College; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Kevin Jones

B.A., Kentucky State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ed.D. candidate, Spalding University

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Barry C. Joslin

B.A., Louisiana Tech University, Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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John Klaassen

B.S., Missouri Western State University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Heath Lambert

B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Charles T. Lewis Jr.

B.M.E., University of South Carolina; M.M.E., Florida State University; M.C.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Kenneth T. Magnuson

B.A., Bethel College; M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Cambridge

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George H. Martin

B.S., Florida State University; M.Div., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Additional Studies: Asbury Theological Seminary

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Oren R. Martin

B.A., The University of Houston; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Jim Orrick

B.A., Cumberland College; M.A., University of Memphis; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Ohio University

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James A. Parker III

B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.Div., Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; D.Theol., Basel University, Basel, Switzerland; Post-Doctoral Studies: Johns Hopkins University

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Brian K. Payne

B.S., M.A., The University of Alabama; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Jonathan T. Pennington

B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland

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Jeremy P. Pierre

B.A., Cedarville University; M.A., Cleveland State University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Robert L. Plummer

B.A., Duke University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Additional Studies: Jerusalem University College

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Michael Pohlman

B.A., University of Washington; M.Div., Western Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Zane G. Pratt

B.A., Duke University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D. candidate, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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David E. Prince

B.A. Huntingdon College; M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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David L. Puckett

B.A., Mississippi College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Brian C. Richardson

B.A., Campbell University; M.A., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Additional Studies: Chattanooga State University; The University of Tennessee College of Medicine

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Thomas R. Schreiner

B.S., Western Oregon University; M.Div., Th.M., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

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Stuart W. Scott

B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary; D.Min., Covenant Theological Seminary

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M. David Sills

B.A., Belhaven College; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss., Ph.D., Reformed Theological Seminary

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Kevin L. Smith

B.S., Hampton University; M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary; Ph.D. candidate, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Randy L. Stinson

B.A., University of South Florida; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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John David Trentham

B.A., The University of Tennessee; M.A., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Melissa Tucker

B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Rank 1, Principal Certification, Eastern Kentucky University; Ed.D., Walden University

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Brian J. Vickers

B.A., West Virginia University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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T. Vaughn Walker

B.S., Hampton University; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.Div./C.E., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Oregon State University

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Bruce A. Ware

A.S., Judson Baptist College; Cert., Capernwray Bible School, Carnforth, England; B.A., Whitworth College; M.Div., Th.M., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

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Stephen J. Wellum

B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.Div., Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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Donald S. Whitney

B.A., Arkansas State University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D, University of the Free State

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Michael S. Wilder

B.B.A., Clayton State College; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Jarvis J. Williams

B.S., Boyce College; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Gregory A. Wills

B.S., Th.M., Duke University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University

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Shawn D. Wright

B.A., Duke University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Hershael W. York

B.A., M.A., University of Kentucky; M.Div., Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

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Distinguished Professors

Kenneth S. Hemphill
Mary Kassian
Eugene H. Merrill
Russell D. Moore
Thom S. Rainer

Senior Professors

James W. Cox
Thomas J. Nettles
John B. Polhill
Robert H. Stein
Robert A. Vogel