Dr. Walter E. Brown

Dr. Walter E. Brown

Adjunct Professor of Theology

Email: brownwe@tntemple.edu

Education


  • Ph.D., Hebrew and Old Testament, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982
  • M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978
  • B.A., Bible, Blue Mountain College, 1975

Academic Experience


  • Adjunct Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew (Internet), Columbia International University, August 2011 to present
  • Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies (Internet), School of Urban Missions Bible College and Theological Seminary, August 2011 to present
  • Graduate Supervisor (Part time, Internet Based), South African Theological Seminary, August 2011 to present
  • Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989-2011
  • Adjunct Professor, Ethiopian FGT College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Summer 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, Evangelical Theological College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Summer 2002, 2004, 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria, Summer, 2003
  • Guest Lecturer, Old Testament Week, Jos ECWA Theological Seminary, Jos, Nigeria, Spring, 2003
  • Adjunct Professor, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Summer 2002
  • Associate Professor of Religion, William Carey College on the Coast, 1980-89
  • Teaching Fellow to Dr. Waylon Bailey, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978-79

Teaching Specializations


  • Hebrew Grammar and Syntax
  • Pentateuchal Literature
  • Literary/Narrative Analysis

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Interim pastor, Central Baptist Mission, Nov. 1996-May 1997
  • Interim co-pastor, First United Baptist Church, Feb. 1995-June 95
  • Interim co-pastor, Central Faith in Action Baptist Churches, Aug. 1994-Feb. 1995
  • Chaplain, Mississippi National Guard, 1984-1991
  • Interim pastor, Bay Vista Baptist, Biloxi, MS, Nov. 1988-Mar. 1989
  • Interim pastor, North Long Beach Baptist, Long Beach, MS, Jan.-Aug. 1987
  • Youth Minister (part-time), Metairie Baptist Church, Metairie, LA, 1976-78
  • Pastor, Centerville Missionary Baptist, Mantachie, MS, 1972-75
  • Pastor (part-time), Jackson’s Camp Missionary Baptist, Tishomingo, MS 1971-72

Denominational & Community Service


  • Over a period of 25 years I have volunteered in the following ways:
    • Instructor for Harrison County Welfare Department
    • Coach of city of Gulfport 7-8 T-Ball team
    • Member of Board of Directors and Chair of Family Selection Team, Harrison County Habitat for Humanity
    • Member of Board of Directors and Chair of Family Nurture Committee, New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity
    • President of the Board of Directors, New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity
    • Mentor to elementary school students, Each One Save One, New Orleans
    • Cell Group Section Leader, Celebration Church
    • Cell Group Leader, Celebration Church
    • Men's Bible Study and Work Team Leader, Gentilly Baptist Church

Publications & Presentations


  • “Oral Poetry,” (with Jeff Rankin) in The Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Prophets, and Writings
  • , IVP Academic: Downers Grove: 2008.
  • "Noah: Sot or Saint? Genesis 9:20-27." In The Way of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Bruce K. Waltke. Ed. J. I. Packer and Sven K. Soderlund, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000: 36-60.
  • "Censer," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • "Mandrake," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • "Pitch," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • "Potiphar," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • "Snuffers," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • "Terah," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans "Zelophehad," Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, 2000, Wm. B. Eerdmans
  • Acknowledgment for reading and exegetical critique of manuscript in the book Leap Over a Wall: Earthy Spirituality by Eugene H. Peterson, New York: Harper San Francisco, 1997
  • “Amos 5:26: A Challenge to Reading and Interpretation,” The Theological Educator (Fall 1995)
  • “Rendering the Radical God: The Theology of Hosea,” The Theological Educator (Fall 1993)
  • “When Will We Repent?” The Theological Educator (Fall 1993)
  • “Isaiah: The Man in Text and Tradition,” The Theological Educator 44 (Fall 1991)
  • “David’s Census,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Great Assembly,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Javan,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Joy,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Laughter,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Lot,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press>
  • “Mount Moriah,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Oholah Oholibah,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Queen of Heaven,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Shame,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible, 1990, Mercer Univ. Press
  • “Give Your Best to God” Malachi 1:6-14 The Theological Educator (Fall 1987)