Phillip Bethancourt

Assistant Professor of Christian Theology

Bethancourt has served Southern Seminary since 2006, holding positions as director of Academic Advising for the School of Theology, director of Research Doctoral Studies and Academic Advising, and instructor of Christian theology at Boyce College. He has also served as executive assistant to the senior vice president for Academic Administration as well as vice president of Academic Services.

Bethancourt is currently the vice president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission under the leadership of Russell D. Moore. He continues to teach for the School of Theology as assistant professor of Christian theology.

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School of Theology


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