Doug Burleson Ph.D., New Testament & Greek Office: GC 102B
Phone: 731-989-6629
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B.A., Freed-Hardeman University, with university honors

M.A., Freed-Hardeman University

M.Div., Lipscomb University

M.Th., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Office Hours

M-F: 8:00-9:00am

T: 1:00-2:20pm

W: 1:00-3:00pm

R: 1:00-2:20pm

Class Schedule

NT Greek I
MTWF: 9:30am - 10:20am

NT Greek Readings
MWF: 11:30am - 12:20pm

Interpreting the Bible
TR: 2:30pm - 3:50pm

Seminar in John
M: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Greek Readings -  John
R: 9:00am - 12:00pm

About Doug Burleson

Dr. Doug Burleson began preaching at the age of 15. Since that time he has served several congregations, including serving as the preacher at the Goodwood Church of Christ in Baton Rouge, LA from June 2004 – June 2010. In July 2010 he began serving as an Assistant Professor in Bible at Freed-Hardeman and also began preaching at the Scotts Hill Church of Christ. In 2012 Dr. Burleson completed a PhD in New Testament and Greek at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary working in the area of New Testament Textual Criticism. He is a graduate of Freed-Hardeman and has Master’s degrees from Freed-Hardeman University (‘01), Lipscomb University (‘03), and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (‘07). In 2015 Dr. Burleson also began directing the Annual Bible Lectureship at Freed-Hardeman.

Dr. Burleson's primary areas of research include biblical exegesis, New Testament Greek, New Testament Textual Criticism, Biblical Intertextuality, and New Testament Social Settings.

Dr. Burleson is married to Kristi Johnson Burleson and they have three children: Eden (9), Canaan (6), and Jordan (3). He has written articles in several brotherhood periodicals and spoken at congregations of the Lord’s church throughout the United States.