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THE FACULTY

The greatest asset of a seminary is its faculty. These godly men and women translate the school’s philosophy into meaningful content in the classroom. DTS faculty devote much of their time to teaching, are current in their studies, and publish an impressive number of books and articles for theological journals and Christian magazines.

JOHN A. ADAIR

JOE M. ALLEN JR.

RONALD B. ALLEN

(2014–) Assistant Professor of Theological Studies. BS, The Criswell College, 1997; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2000; PhD, 2008.

(2015–) Campus Pastor. BA, Florida Bible College, 1977; BS, Dallas Baptist University, 1983; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988; DMin, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994.

(1995–) Senior Professor of Bible Exposition. Diploma, California Lutheran Bible School, 1960; BA, California State University at Los Angeles, 1964; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1968; ThD, 1973; DD, Rocky Mountain Bible College and Seminary, 2009.

Dr. John Adair emphasizes guiding his students toward a Christ-centered, historically informed faith. His research interests include historical exegesis and the role of culture in theology. Prior to joining the faculty at DTS, Dr. Adair spent several years as a writer at Insight for Living. He and his wife, Laura, have three children—Nicholas, Harper, and Thomas.

Dr. Allen becam er having pastored churches for more than 30 years. Dr. Allen came to DTS from the First Baptist Church of Cairo, GA, where he had been Lead Pastor since 2003. Dr. Allen completed his ThM degree in 1988 from DTS and his DMin degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1994. Dr. Allen is married to Lindsey and they have two children, Joey (ThM, 2007) married to Christy (ThM, 2004) and Bethany married to David. They also have two grandchildren. Dr. Allen enjoys playing with his grandkids and watching football.

JAMES E. ALLMAN (2000–) Professor of Old Testament Studies and Bible Exposition. BA, University of Oklahoma, 1970; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1977; ThD, 1984.

Dr. Allman was professor at Crichton College for eighteen years before joining the DTS faculty. Since 1987 he has been a visiting lecturer in Australia, Ukraine, India, and Siberia. He served as a translator for many of the psalms in the Holman Christian Standard Bible. 216

In addition to his teaching responsibilities at DTS, Dr. Allen preaches in churches across the country, speaks at Bible conferences, regularly leads study tours in Israel, Turkey, and Greece, and has been a biblical and theological consultant for Maranatha! Music. He has written a dozen books; was one of the senior Old Testament editors for The New King James Version; and was the editor for both The Nelson Study Bible (also known as The New King James Study Bible) and The Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary. Aside from his academic pursuits, Dr. Allen loves to ride his bicycle—the one that fits into his suitcase—and is licensed as both a massage therapist and instructor.

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2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...