Dr. Kent Blevins

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Professor of Religious Studies



  • PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA, Wake Forest University

Classes Taught

Christian Theology, Christian Ethics, Science and Religion, Christian Perspectives Toward Violence, Baptist Heritage


Kent Blevins joined the Department of Religious Studies in August, 1998. He served for over 15 years as a missionary, first with the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board (1982-1992) and then with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (1993-1998). During those years he taught at the Portuguese Baptist Theological Seminary in Queluz, Portugal, the Baptist Theological Seminary in Rüschlikon, Switzerland, and the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague, Czech Republic. 


How to Read the Bible Without Losing Your Mind: A Truth-Seeker’s Guide to Making Sense of Scripture, published by Wipf & Stock (2014)