Baylor Scholars Teaching ‘Favorite Texts’ Part of Chaplain’s Bible Study for Faculty and Staff

September 23, 2019
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WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2019) – The Chaplain’s Office at Baylor University will host a Bible study beginning in October for faculty and staff that will feature Baylor Scholars teaching on one of their favorite texts. The study will begin each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. After a light lunch, the teaching will be held from approximately from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

The Baylor Scholars who will be leading the weekly Bible study are:

  • Oct. 1 – Robert Creech, Ph.D., professor of Christian ministries, The Hubert and Gladys S. Raborn Professorship of Pastoral Leadership and director of pastoral ministries, Truett Seminary.
  • Oct. 8 – Steve Reid, Ph.D., professor of Christian Scriptures, Truett Seminary.
  • Oct. 15 – Deirdre Fulton, Ph.D., associate professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Religion.
  • Oct. 22 – Mikeal Parsons, Ph.D., professor and The Kidd L. and Buna Hitchcock Macon Chair in Religion in Religion, Religion.
  • Oct. 29 – Lidija Novakovic, Ph.D., associate professor of New Testament, Religion.
  • Nov. 5 – Dennis Tucker, Ph.D., associate dean and professor of Christian Scriptures, Truett Seminary.

Faculty and staff should RSVP weekly to Ronda Kruse, assistant to the University Chaplain, at


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.