Dr. Richard A. Taylor

Senior Professor of Old Testament Studies, Director of the Ph.D. Program B.A.,


Dallas Theological Seminary

Bob Jones University, 1966; M.A., 1968; Ph.D., 1973; M.A., Catholic University of America, 1985; Ph.D., 1990.

Dr. Taylor has accumulated more than 30 years of graduate-level teaching experience and maintains his academic sharpness through active memberships in a dozen professional societies and groups. Dr. Taylor’s specialties include Aramaic studies and Syriac literature. His travels have taken him throughout Central America, Europe, the Near East, Canada, and India. His wife is a Christian school administrator, his daughter is a public-school teacher, and his son is a Ph.D. student in Washington, D.C.