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Dean , theology studies educator

David Ellsworth Garland, American dean, theology studies educator. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1976. With United States Naval Reserve, 1965-1971. Member Society Biblical Literature, Association Baptist Professors, Institute Biblical Research.

Background

Garland, David Ellsworth was born on September 24, 1947 in Crisfield, Maryland, United States. Son of Edward Ellsworth and Ruth (Grey) Garland.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1970. Master of Divinity., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976.

Postgraduate, Eberhard-Karls University, Tubingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1985.

Career

Pastor Immanuel Baptist Church, Shepherdsville, Kentucky, 1973-1976. Assistant professor Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1977-1983, associate professor, 1983-1987, professor, 1987—1997, Ernest and Mildred Hogan professor of New Testament, chair Biblical Division. Professor Christian scriptures George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, since 1997, associate dean academic affairs, 2001, David E. Garland chair preaching, William M. Hinson professor Christian scriptures, since 2005, dean, since 2007.

Interim president Baylor University, 2009—2010.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1976.

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1965-1971. Member Society Biblical Literature, Association Baptist professors, Institute Biblical Research.

Connections

Married Diana Sue Richmond, August 22, 1970. Children: Sarah, John.

father:
Edward Ellsworth Garland

mother:
Ruth (Grey) Garland

spouse:
Diana Sue Richmond

child:
Sarah Garland

child:
John Garland