Denny Burk to Boyce College, as new Dean

Ligon Duncan

This good news out of Louisville today. Here's the full story. Denny is an outstanding young scholar (and, among many other things, edits the JBMW for CBMW). He blogs here.



The Towers Online (SBTS' news service) reports:

Criswell College professor Denny Burk named new dean of Boyce College

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Denny Burk, associate professor of New Testament at Criswell College in Dallas, TX, has been appointed dean of Boyce College, the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Burk is an SBTS alumnus, having earned his Ph.D. from Southern Seminary in 2004. He also received a master of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a bachelor of arts from Louisiana Tech.

"We have the leader for the next era at Boyce College," said Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. "I am really excited about the coming of Denny Burk as the new dean of the college. He is a great young leader, a promising scholar, a tested teacher, and a man of great vision and conviction. He has a solid track record at Criswell College and left his mark during his doctoral studies at Southern Seminary. He is one of our own, and he is a man who is well prepared to lead Boyce College into the future."

Burk has published numerous books and articles and writes a popular blog on theology, politics and culture. He is also a favorite teacher at the First Baptist Church of Dallas.