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Dr. Duane Garrett

Dr. Garrett has been the  John R. Sampey Professor Of Old Testament Interpretation and Professor Of Biblical Theology since 2004. He brings many years of teaching, writing, research, and pastoral experience.

He has served on the faculty of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Bethel Seminary, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, and Korea Baptist Seminary. Along with his writings, he is the general editor for The Archaeology Study Bible from HarperCollins Christian Publishing.


Ph.D., Baylor University
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.A., Rice University

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Educational experience

2004 – Present Southern Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1998 – 2004 Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1996 – 1998 Bethel Seminary Professor of Old Testament
1998 – 1996 Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary Professor of Old Testament 
1986 – 1988 Mid-America Baptist Seminary Assistant Professor of Old Testament 
1985 – 1986 Houston Baptist University Missionary-in-Residence 
1982 – 1985 Korea Baptist Seminary Assistant Professor of Old Testament 
1977 – 1978 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Pastoral experience

1999 – 2004 St. John’s Korean United Methodist Pastor of English Congregation
1991 – 1994 Trinity Baptist Church Interim Pastor 
1979 – 1981 Marquez Baptist Church Pastor

Major publications

Song of Songs, Word Biblical Commentary (HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
Hosea and Joel in the New American Commentary (Broadman Press)
Amos: An Analysis of the Hebrew Text (Baylor University Press)
Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs, Zondervan Illustrated Biblical Backgrounds Commentary (HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. NAC (Broadman Press)
A Modern Grammar for Classical Hebrew (Broadman Press)
The Archaeological Study Bible, general editor (Zondervan)
Angels and the New Spirituality (Broadman Press)
Authority and Interpretation (Baker Books)
An Analysis of the Hermeneutics of John Chrysostom’s Commentary on Isaiah 18 with and English Translation (Edwin Mellen)
Broadman Bible Handbook. Section on Old Testament Poetry and Wisdom, with commentary on Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs (Broadman Press)
Learner’s Guide and Teacher’s Guide for Exodus: January Bible Study for 2009 (LifeWay Publications)
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