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Dan Estes, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Bible


Dan Estes serves as dean of the school of biblical and theological studies and as distinguished professor of Bible. He teaches Spiritual Formation and Christian Worldview Integration general education Bible minor courses. His areas of research and writing include the Psalms and the Old Testament wisdom literature. His most recent book, a commentary on Song of Songs for the Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series, was released in fall 2009. Dr. Estes received his B.A. in preseminary Bible and English from Cedarville in 1974, his Th.M. in Old Testament exegesis from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1978, and his Ph.D. in biblical exegesis from Cambridge University in 1988. He was elected to a life membership in Clare Hall, Cambridge, in 2005. Dr. Estes and his wife, Carol, live in Worthington, where Dan is choir director at Linworth Baptist Church, a church in which he served as an assistant pastor for ten years.