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David Brian Austin

David Brian Austin, American philosopher, educator. Religion and Science Course grant, John Templeton Foundation, 1998. Youth soccer referee and coach, Dandridge, Tennessee, 1995.


  • Austin, David Brian was born on February 27, 1961 in Danville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas Brian Austin and Bonnie Grubbs Negola.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1989.


    • Instructor philosophy University Louisville, 1987—1990. Assistant professor philosophy University Cumberlands, Williamsburg, 1990—1995. Associate professor and chair, philosophy Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee, since 1995.


    • Author: (book) The End of Certainty and the Beginning of Faith.


    Youth soccer referee and coach, Dandridge, Tennessee, 1995.


    • Married Sandra Weldon Austin, May 24, 1982. Children: David Paul, Seth Weldon.
    • father: Thomas Brian Austin
    • mother: Bonnie Grubbs Negola
    • spouse: Sandra Weldon Austin
    • children: David Paul Austin
    • Seth Weldon Austin
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    Born February 27, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1982
      Samford University
    • 1985
      Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1989
      Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1987 - 1990
      Instructor, philosophy University Louisville
    • 1990 - 1995
      assistant, professor philosophy University Cumberlands
      Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1995
      associate, professor and chair
      Jefferson City, Missouri, United States