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Buist M. Fanning

Senior Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies

BA, College of Charleston, 1970; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1974; DPhil, Oxford University, 1987.

Buist Fanning has taught at DTS for more than 40 years, while serving also in various leadership positions at his local church and in teaching Christian workers in 10 foreign countries. His passion is to know God and make Him known around the world and to see people transformed by the message of the Bible. His major teaching duties and research interests are New Testament Greek syntax and discourse analysis; New Testament criticism and backgrounds; and exegesis and theology of Romans, Pastoral Epistles, Hebrews, James, Peter, Jude, and Revelation.

Buist M. Fanning
  • NT105 - Exegesis of Romans
  • NT113 - New Testament Introduction
  • NT205 - Advanced Greek Grammar
  • NT220 - Discourse Features of NT Greek
  • NT360 - Pastoral Epistles
  • NT365 - Epistle to the Hebrews
  • RS101 - Orientation & Research Methods
  • BS1002 - NT Backgrounds
  • NT1001 - History of NT Interp & Crit
  • NT1002 - NT Theology
  • NT2025 - Theology of Gen Epistles
  • NT2035 - Sem on Apocalyptic Genre
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Academic Interests

  • Hebrews
  • New Testament theology
  • New Testament Greek grammar

Personal Interests

  • Running (marathons and half-marathons)
  • Windsurfing and kayaking
  • Reading SC history