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Publications

A God-Orchestrated Friendship

How one relationship led to a lifelong connection between a family and Southern Seminary.

A Legacy of Church-Focused Scholarship

A look at the SBTS Ph.D. program at age 125

Questions you’ve always wanted to ask about the Reformers

Luther did not set out to start a new movement what he saw was that the church needed to be reformed not only in its morals, but also in its doctrine.

3 Questions with Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher Author of The Benedict Option and senior editor at The American Conservative What is one argument you make in The Benedict Option that has been broadly misunderstood or misrepresented in media coverage? Oh, this one is as easy as it is frustrating: People thinking that I’m calling for Christians to head for the…

Luther, Erasmus, and the textual legacy of the Reformation

Luther disagreed with the theology of Desiderius Erasmus, yet he and the entire Reformation benefitted enormously from his translation work.

From Pulaski County to Podolsk, Russia

Melissa Tucker feels most at home within the classroom

Feature review: Greek For Life

Greek For Life: Strategies for Learning, Retaining, and Reviving New Testament Greek (Baker Academic 2017, $19.99) by Robert L. Plummer and Benjamin L. Merkle In seminary culture, most students are intimidated at the task of mastering the biblical languages. It takes hours of memorizing vocabulary, paradigms, and the exceptions to the rules. However, for a Christian,…

Book Reviews: ‘Living Life Backward’; ‘Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church’; ‘Only a Holy God’; ‘Luther: A Spiritual Biography’

Living Life Backward by David Gibson (Crossway 2017, $17.99) Review by Sean Corser What do you get when you blend commentary of one of Scripture’s most complex books (Ecclesiastes) with practical and biblical applications for everyday living? Living Life Backward by David Gibson. Gibson begins each chapter with the passage of Ecclesiastes to be examined,…

Plummer invites you to retool your Greek

New Testament professor Robert L. Plummer has been helping Southern students learn Greek for 15 years. Now he spends much of his time helping them retain it.

Luther’s timely discovery of a merciful God

Church history professor Michael A.G. Haykin takes you to a critical moment for Christianity. For a German monk, it was decades of spiritual struggle in the making.

Overcoming the shadow of racism

Williams and Jones discuss new book on race and the Southern Baptist Convention

Luther’s Battle for Sola Scriptura

At the center of the Reformation was a robust theology of the Bible.

Greenway discusses appointment to the SBC’s Evangelism Task Force

The Reformation Isn’t Over

Despite claims to the contrary, critical doctrines central to the Protestant Reformation continue to set it apart from the Catholic Church.

Faculty Books

Leader Influences

What historical figure has most influenced your spiritual disciplines?

Faculty News

Southern Seminary community remembers Draper at memorial; Trustees install Gaines to visiting professorship; And more.

The centrality of Scripture yesterday, today and forever

The errors that Luther countered in 1517 and throughout the Reformation have persisted even into our own day.