Mr. Rhyne Putman

Mr. Rhyne PutmanInstructor of Theology

Office: Dodd 106
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455 ext. 3247
Fax: (504) 286-3639
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  • Th.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2009)
  • M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2008)
  • B.A., Williams Baptist College (2005)

Teaching Experience

  • Instructor of Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2010-Present)

Ministry Experience

  • Supply preacher
  • Apologetics lecturer
  • Revival Evangelist
  • Conference Speaker
  • Camp Speaker
  • Interim Pastor, Bowman Baptist Church (2005-2006)
  • Collegiate Ministry Intern, Walnut Street Baptist Church Jonesboro, AR (2002-2005)
  • Ordained, Walnut Street Baptist Church, Jonesboro, AR (2006)
  • Licensed, Walnut Street Baptist Church, Jonesboro, AR (2002)


  • “Pulp Gospels and Pop Theology: Assessing Christology and Popular Piety in Second- and Third-Century Apocryphal Gospel Traditions,” Southwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, February 26, 2010
  • "Apocryphal Gospel Traditions," Institute of Christian Apologetics, January 2010
  • “Get Real, Professor Hick: Evaluating the ‘Critical Realism’ of John Hick,” Evangelical Theological Society National Meeting, New Orleans, November 20, 2009
  • “‘Through Whom He also made the Aeons and Everything’: Uncovering Arius’s Anthropocentric Cosmology,” Special Event, Evangelical Philosophical Society, New Orleans, March 27, 2009
  • “The Me Delusion: Lessons Learned from Heretics,” chapel address, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, April 23, 2008
  • “Is there a Value in a Christian Liberal Arts Education?” Arkansas Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting, November 1, 2005


"Eckhart Tolle," for the Watchman Fellowship Profile Notebook (Arlington, TX: Watchman Fellowship, 2008). 


Defending the Faith, with co-editor Robert B. Stewart. Forthcoming.


Review of Oakman, Douglas E. Jesus and the Peasants (Cascade Books, 2008) in The Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry 6.2 (Fall 2009).

Review of John D. Caputo, What Would Jesus Deconstruct? The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church (Baker, 2007) in The Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry 6.1 (Spring 2009).

Awards and Honors

  • The Broadman & Holman Seminarian Award, 2008
  • Thru the Bible Communicator of the Year Award, 2008
  • The Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry Student Fellowship 2005-2010
  • Presented "Baptists & Liberal Arts Education" at the Arkansas State Baptist Convention, November 2005.
  • Recipient of Williams' H.L. Waters Award of Religion, April 2005
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities
  • Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Religious Honors Society