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 Gospel of John and Hebrews. He and his wife, Robin, have two children: Jillian and David.


“May the Force Be with You: Volition, Direction, and Force: A Communicative Approach to the Imperative Mood.” BAGL (7). 2018. 173-99.

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