Don Berry

Dr. Don Berry

Professor of Religious Studies


  • PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA, University of Kentucky

Courses Taught

Religion and Culture in a Global Perspective, Islam, Judaism, Religions of India, Religions of China and Japan, Contemporary Religious Movements, Growth and Revival in the Christian Church, Introduction to Missiology, Cross-Cultural Missiology


Dr. Berry came to Gardner-Webb in 1999 from the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague, where he taught missiology courses and worked directly with church leaders in Europe and the Middle East. He has served as a church pastor, missionary, author and professor during his thirty-six year ministry.  He has traveled to more than fifty countries in five continents and published two books. 


  • The Thought of Fazlur Rahman (Forthcoming)
  • Pictures of Islam (Mercer University Press)
  • Islam and Modernity Through the Writings of Islamic Modernist Fazlur Rahman

Favorite Book (Other than The Bible)

  • Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Incendiary Fellowship (Elton Trueblood)