Dr. John D. Currid

Chancellor's Professor of Old Testament

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Barrington College, B.A.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, M. A.
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
NEH Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)


Dr. Currid has been part of the RTS Faculty for 25 years, having served as Chair of the Biblical Studies Division in Jackson, Professor of Old Testament in Charlotte and now as Chancellor's Professor of Old Testament. Prior to coming to RTS, he served as Associate Professor of Religion at Grove City College. He is a trained archaeologist, having served on the staffs of the evacuations of Carthage (Tunisia), Bethsaida, Tell el-Hesi, and the Lahav Grain Storage Project (director). He lectures and preaches in many countries including Russia, Ukraine, Great Brittain, Australia, and Brazil. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, Dr. Currid currently serves as Pastor of Teaching and Preaching at Sovereign Grace Church (PCA) in Charlotte.


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