The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to
glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders
for the proclamation of His Word and the
building up of the body of Christ worldwide.
BA, North Carolina State University, 1974; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978; PhD, University of Sheffield, 1989.
A member of the Seminary faculty for almost forty years, Dr. Harris has traveled and ministered extensively in Western Europe, especially in Germany and Italy. His wife is from Germany and he has close ties to the German Bible Society (Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft), including work as editor of the New English Translation—Novum Testamentum Graece New Testament. Since 1995, Dr. Harris has served as project director and managing editor of the NET Bible (New English Translation), the first Bible to be published electronically on the internet (www.lumina.bible.org). He has served as both translator and general editor for The Lexham Greek-English Interlinear New Testament and The Lexham Greek-English Interlinear New Testament: SBL Edition. He was also the general editor and NT translator for the Lexham English Bible (LEB). Dr. Harris also serves on the board of directors of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, and as an ordained minister, he has served in various churches as pastor of single adults, elder, and adult Sunday school teacher.