Dean of the School of Theology (2013) and Professor of Church History (1997)
Dr. Wills was appointed to the faculty of Southern Seminary in 1997 after serving since 1994 as Archives and Special Collections Librarian with the seminary’s Boyce Centennial Library.
Dr. Wills’ dissertation, Democratic Religion: Freedom, Authority, and Church Discipline in the Baptist South, 1785-1900, was published by Oxford University Press. Besides contributions to theological journals, Dr. Wills has also written Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009.
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Faculty members in the School of Theology serve as Faculty Shepherds to provide spiritual support and pastoral oversight for students. Shepherding Groups provide an opportunity for prayer, development of relationships, encouragement and fellowship.