Akin, Daniel Lowell (Danny)
Professor of Preaching and Theology
President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ed Young, Sr. Chair of Expository Preaching


Presidents Office
email: dakin@sebts.edu

Program: Graduate     Discipline: Preaching and Speech     Area: Ministry Studies    

Teaching Since: 2004

Personal Website: www.danielakin.com

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Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, The Criswell College, 1980
Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983
Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, University of Texas at Arlington, 1989

Biography

[Dr. Daniel L. Akin]

Dr. Daniel L. Akin became the sixth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on January 15, 2004, after a unanimous vote of election by the Seminary’s Board of Trustees.

Known as an advocate for international missions and expository preaching, he also has a reputation as a faithful husband and father and genuine man of God. Akin is admired and respected by many Southern Baptists for his dedication to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and his commitment to teach and proclaim His Word.

Akin, who previously served at Southeastern as Assistant Professor of Theology and Dean of Students from 1992-1996, was Vice-President for Academic Administration/Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, a position he held until his return to Southeastern.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Criswell College in 1980, Akin went on to earn both a Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1983 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1989.

His pastoral experience includes serving 10 churches in Texas, Florida, Alabama and Virginia in both interim and full-time capacities. He has also edited and authored numerous articles and books including A Theology for the Church, the 40-volume Christ-Centered Exposition commentary series on the entire Bible, 1,2,3 John (New American Commentary), Ecclesiastes/Song of Songs (Holman Old Testament Commentary), God on Sex, and Engaging Exposition.

Courses Taught

    FALL 2017
        COM3610Bible Exposition I
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II
        PRS6100Bible Exposition I:Hermeneutics and Prep

    SUMMER 2017
        DMN8901Engaging Exposition
        DMN8901Engaging Exposition - Past. Lead Cohort
        PRS9600Seminar in Expository Preaching
        THE3120Christian Theology II- REFORMATION TRIP
        THE6120Christian Theology II- REFORMATION TRIP

    SPRING 2017
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II

    FALL 2016
        BTI5100Hermeneutics
        COM3610Bible Exposition I
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II
        PRS6100Bible Exposition I:Hermeneutics and Prep

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