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Joe Fantin

Dr. Fantin believes an accurate understanding of God's Word will enable the believer to grow in his or her relationship with Christ, to love God and others, to bring Christ's love to a lost world, to build up the church, and most importantly, to glorify God. He is committed to teaching exegetical method in order to help students understand, apply, and teach the Bible in order to achieve these goals. Dr. Fantin's research interests include the first-century world, Greek language and linguistics, exegetical method, and exegesis of the prison epistles. He and his wife, Robin, have two children: Jillian and David.

Educational Background

  • BA, Eastern Michigan University, 1986
  • MA, Michigan State University, 1988
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1995
  • PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2003
  • PhD, University of Sheffield, 2007

Courses Taught

  • NT5101 - Elements of Greek
  • NT5102 - Elements of Greek
  • NT5103 - Intermediate Greek
  • NT5104 - Introduction to New Testament Exegesis
  • NT5110 - New Testament Introduction
  • BE5315 - Bible Manners and Customs
  • NT5350 - The Epistles of Colossians and Philemon
  • NT5400 - The New Testament in Contemporary Culture
  • NT5410 - Historical Jesus
  • BS8102 - Argument of NT Books