Larry Perkins, Ph.D.

Dr. Larry Perkins

Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies, Emeritus President


  • M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, University of British Columbia, 1985
  • Ph.D., Hebrew, Aramaic/Syriac and Hellenistic Greek (Religious) Language and Literature, University of Toronto, 1980
  • M.A., Oxford University, 1978
  • M.A., Near Eastern Studies, University of Toronto, 1974
  • B.A., Theology, Oxford University, 1972
  • B.A.(Hon.),  Classical Studies, University of British Columbia, 1970


  • Perkins, Larry J. “VIII. People and Covenant.” Handbuch zur Septuaginta LXX.H Band 5. Die
  • Theologie der Septuaginta. Hans Ausloos and Bénédicte Lemmelijn, eds.  Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2020, pages 399-502.
  • Perkins, Larry J. The Art of Kubernēsis. Leading as the Church Board Chairperson. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2019.
  • Perkins, Larry J. The Pastoral Letters. A Handbook on the Greek Text. Waco, TX.: Baylor University Press. 2017
  • Exodus, in A New English Translation of the Septuagint and the Other Greek Translations Traditionally Included under that Title, ed. Albert Pietersma and Benjamin Wright (New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Being Church: Explorations in Christian Community, ed. by Larry Perkins, Ph.D. (Langley, BC: Northwest Baptist Seminary, 2007).
  • Articles, Reviews, Papers, and Current Projects


Courses Taught

  • BIL 502 Greek Exegesis I
  • BIE 549 Parables of Jesus
  • BIE 600 Greek Exegesis II
  • BIE 640 Septuagint Studies
  • BIB 651 Septuagint and New Testament
  • BNT 670 Exposition of Hebrews
  • BIE 706 Exposition of Romans
  • BIE 712 Exposition of Matthew’s Gospel
  • BIE 714 Exposition of Mark’s Gospel
  • BNT 640 NT Theology
  • BOT 622 Exposition of Exodus
  • DMN 914 Spiritual Leadership in the New Testament
  • DMN 915 Spiritual Leadership in the New Testament
  • PTH 606 Doing God’s Business, Theology of Work


  • Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies. Northwest Baptist Seminary/ACTS Seminaries, 2015 – present
  • President Emeritus, Northwest Baptist Seminary, 2011 – present
  • Professor of Biblical Studies – New Testament, Northwest Baptist Seminary, ACTS Seminaries, 1987-2015
  • President, Northwest Baptist Seminary, 2000-2011
  • Academic Dean, ACTS Seminaries, 1996-2004
  • Academic Dean, Northwest Baptist Theological College (Northwest Baptist Seminary), 1980-1999.
  • Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Northwest Baptist Theological College, 1985-1987.
  • Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Northwest Baptist Theological College, 1978-1985.


  • Markan Studies, Petrine Studies, Septuagint Studies, Leadership,
  • Reading, family activities, gardening, hiking.

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