R. Alan Culpepper
Ph.D. 1974, Duke University, Master of Divinity 1970, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B.A. 1967, Baylor University
Office: (678) 547-6471
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R. Alan Culpepper serves as the Dean of the McAfee School of Theology. He received a B.A. (1967) from Baylor University, his Master of Divinity (1970) from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. (1974) from Duke University. Before coming to McAfee, Dean Culpepper taught in the Religion Department at Baylor University. In addition to administrative work, he teaches one course each semester at McAfee, a New Testament elective in the fall and the Capstone course in the spring.
Outside of life at McAfee, Dean Culpepper is the New Testament editor for the Smyth and Helwys Bible Commentary and for the Biblical Interpretation Series published by E.J. Brill, and is on the editorial board from the Library of New Testament Studies. He has published 9 books and several articles, curriculums, and book reviews, including Anatomy of the Fourth Gospel, John the Son of Zebedee, "The Gospel of Luke" in The New Interpreters' Bible, and Mark in the Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary. His next commentary project will be Matthew for the New Testament Library published by Westminster John Knox.
In addition, Dean Culpepper is a member of the Society for New Testament Studies, is a member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church, and enjoys sailing the 19-foot sailboat he built.