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Podcast episode #5: How Thomas Schreiner became a New Testament scholar, part 2

In podcast episode four, Matthew Barrett was joined by Thomas Schreiner who discussed his journey from an unbeliever to seminary. Part 2 of the conversation captures Schreiner’s journey from seminary to being the New Testament scholar he is today. In this episode, Schreiner articulates why he became a preaching pastor alongside his professorship, how his writings and controversies have shaped him as a scholar, the importance of systematic theology, how his understanding of the sovereignty of God helped him persevere through trials, and more.

Thomas Schreiner is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Among his many books are RomansPaul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ: A Pauline TheologyNew Testament Theology: Magnifying God in ChristMagnifying God in Christ: A Summary of New Testament Theology, and GalatiansSchreiner is also a regular contributor to Credo Magazine.

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Brandon Freeman

Brandon Freeman is a pastor at Liberty Baptist Church and a Master of Divinity student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2015, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. He serves as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Administration at Midwestern Seminary and an editor at Credo Magazine. 

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