Buist Fanning

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.

Educational Background

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

Courses Taught

  • NT5105 - Exegesis of Romans
  • NT5110 - New Testament Introduction
  • NT5205 - Advanced Greek Grammar
  • NT5220 - Greek Accents
  • NT5360 - Pastoral Epistles
  • NT5365 - Epistle to the Hebrews
  • RS5101 - Orientation and Research Methods
  • BS8102 - Argument of NT Books
  • NT8101 - History of New Testament Interpretation and Criticism
  • NT8102 - NT Theology
  • NT8225 - The Theology of the General Epistles
  • NT8235 - Seminar on Apocalyptic Genre