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Alexander Gonzales

Associate Professor of Bible Exposition

BS, UC Los Angeles, 1983; STM, Old Testament Studies, DTS, 2006; MDiv, Western Seminary, 1986; PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2012

Dr. Gonzales was a collegiate athlete involved with Athletes in Action and is a former school record holder of the 1500 meters at UCLA. He then earned his TEFL certification teaching English in Mexico, then became a “tent-maker” teaching international students English in public high schools and simultaneously coaching sports. Later he moved on to mentoring and teaching English to international students at Dallas Baptist University. His expertise is teaching narrative literature and he still enjoys mentoring students. Being a teacher, he spent many summers teaching and serving overseas. Dr. Gonzales and his wife, Deedy, have two adult children.

Courses Taught

  • BE5101 - Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics
  • BE5102 - Old Testament History I
  • BE5103 - OT History II & Poetry
  • BE5104 - OT Prophets
  • BE5105 - The Gospels
  • BE5106 - Acts & Pauline Epistles
  • BE5107 - Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation
  • BE5109 - Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles
  • BE5445 - The Gospel of John


Academic Interests

Bilingual education
Point of view in biblical narrative