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Faculty

  • Dr. Darrell Gwaltney
    Dr. Darrell Gwaltney
    Dean & H. Franklin Paschall Chair of Biblical Studies and Preaching
    Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.A., Missouri Baptist College; Additional Studies: Regent's Park College, University of Oxford
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2027
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  • Dr. Marty Bell
    Dr. Marty Bell
    Professor of Religion, Church History
    Ph.D. and M.A. - Vanerbilt University; M.Div - The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.A. - Belmont College
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2022
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  • Dr. Ann Coble
    Dr. Ann Coble
    Lecturer in Religion
    Ph.D., Historical Theology - Saint Louis University; M.Th., New Testament - Covenant Theological Seminary; M.Div. - Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary; B.A., English Literature - Washington University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2017
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  • Dr. Manuel Cruz
    Dr. Manuel Cruz
    Assistant Professor, Theology
    Ph.D., Philosophy of Religions - University of Chicago Divinity School; M.A., Philosophy, SUNY Buffalo; M.T.S., Theology - University of Notre Dame; B.A. Biology, Relogious Studies - University of Rochester
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2033
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  • Dr. Ben Curtis
    Dr. Ben Curtis
    Professor of Religion, Pastoral Care & Spiritual Formation
    Ph.D. - Baylor Univeristy; C.P.E. - New Orleans Baptist Hospital; B.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; B.A. - Mississippi College; Post-Doctoral Study: Vanderbilt Divinity School, University of Oxford, The Jung Institute, Sewanee School of Theology
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2007
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  • Dr. Cynthia A. Curtis
    Dr. Cynthia A. Curtis
    Assistant Professor, Practical Theology & Spiritual Formation
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2004
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  • Dr. David Dark
    Dr. David Dark
    Assistant Professor of Religion and the Arts
    Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2026
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  • Dr. Steve Guthrie
    Dr. Steve Guthrie
    Professor, Theology & Religion and the Arts
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2025
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  • Dr. Earnest Heard
    Dr. Earnest Heard
    Lecturer
    Ed.D., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Scarritt College; M.L.S., Peabody College; B.A., Centenary College
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2016
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  • Dr. Janet Hicks
    Dr. Janet Hicks
    Professor & Director of Mental Health Counseling
    Ph.D., Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2005
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  • Dr. Sally Holt
    Dr. Sally Holt
    Professor of Religion
    Ph.D. and M.A., Vanderbilt University; M.Div., Southern Seminary; B.A., William Jewell College
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2009
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  • Dr. Tom Knowles-Bagwell
    Dr. Tom Knowles-Bagwell
    Associate Professor & Associate Director of Mental Health Counseling
    D.Min. & M.Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2034
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  • Dr. Mary Mayorga
    Dr. Mary Mayorga
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; M.Ed., Texas Southern University; B.A., Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2014
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  • Dr. Donovan McAbee
    Dr. Donovan McAbee
    Assistant Professor of Religion and the Arts
    Ph.D., University of St Andrews, Scotland; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; B.A., Baylor University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2024
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  • Dr. Mark McEntire
    Dr. Mark McEntire
    Professor of Biblical Studies
    Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; B. S., University of Illinois
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2028
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  • Dr. Amanda Miller
    Dr. Amanda Miller
    Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
    Ph.D., Union Presbyterian Seminary; M.Div., Central Baptist Theological Seminary; B.M.E., Music Therapy, The University of Kansas, Lawrence
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2012
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  • Dr. Gideon Park
    Dr. Gideon Park
    Lecturer in Religion
    Ph.D. Vanderbilt University; S.T.M. Yale Divinity School; M.Div. Westminster Seminary California; B.A. Missouri Baptist University;
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2018
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  • Dr. Beth Ritter-Conn
    Dr. Beth Ritter-Conn
    Lecturer
    Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union; M.A. & B.A., Lee University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2017
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  • Dr. Judy Skeen
    Dr. Judy Skeen
    Professor of Religion, Bilical Studies & Spiritual Formation
    Ph.D. - Southern Seminary; M.A. - Vanderbilt University; M.Div. - Southern Seminary; B.A. - Samford University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2008
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  • Dr. Andy Watts
    Dr. Andy Watts
    Associate Professor of Religion
    Ph.D., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary; Th.M., Duke University; M.Div., Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond; B.A., Baylor University
    Location: Janet Ayers Academic Center 2021
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Staff