William F. Cook, III

Professor of New Testament Interpretation (2000)

Prior to coming to Southern, Cook was associate professor of New Testament and chair of the theology division at Florida Baptist Theological College where he taught for nine years. He is the author of several articles and numerous book reviews as well as a commentary titled John: Jesus Christ is God. Cook has served as a pastor and interim pastor in Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida, and he is a popular Bible conference preacher. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.

Cook currently serves as the Lead Pastor at Ninth and O Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.

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