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Dr. Jeff Griffin

Dr. Jeff Griffin

Dean of Libraries

Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew

Office: John T. Christian Library
Office Phone: (504) 816-8018
Fax: (504) 816-8429
E-Mail: jgriffin@nobts.edu


  • Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div., Ph.D.
  • University of North Texas, MLIS.
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, BBA
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rothberg International School, Post-doctoral studies

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, 2008-present
  • Assistant Professor of Old Testament, 2003-7
  • Adjunct Instructor, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997-8

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor, Lula Baptist Church, Lula, MS


  • An Investigation of Idiomatic Expressions in the Hebrew Bible with a Case Study of Anatomical Idioms

Presentations & Essays

  • The Sufficiency of the Mosaic Law as Scripture, or What value is Torah for the Christian? Southern Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society
  • The Glory of God as the God of Glory: Toward a Christological Center of Old Testament Theology, Southern Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society
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