Greg King

Greg King, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies

Contact Information:

Office Location:  212 Hackman Hall

Office Phone:  423.236.2975


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Greg King joined the School of Religion in 2004 and became dean in 2007.  Before coming to Southern, he served for 17 years as a faculty member and six years as chairman of the Religion Department at Pacific Union College, where he was chosen as Educator of the Year for the 1996-97 school year.  Prior to teaching, he did pastoral work in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; and Des Moines, Iowa.

His wife, Mary, is also involved in Adventist higher education, teaching clinical labs in mental health for the School of Nursing at Southern. They have two sons, Jonathan and Joshua. Greg’s hobbies include basketball and softball, and he has his general class amateur radio license.

Education and Degrees:

  • Ph.D. – Union Theological Seminary
  • M.Div. – Andrews University
  • BA – Southern Adventist University

Professional Memberships:

  • Adventist Theological Society
  • Biblical Research Institute
  • Adventist Society for Religious Studies 

Undergraduate Classes Dr. King Teaches:

  • Old Testament Studies I and II
  • Life and Teachings of Jesus
  • Intermediate Hebrew

Graduate Classes Dr. King Teaches:

  • Studies in Daniel
  • Biblical Ethics and Contemporary Society

Preaching:  Greg has spoken for professional meetings and church groups in a variety of locations, both in the United States and abroad, including New Zealand, Brazil, Austria, and Israel.


Kings and Chronicles: A History of Divided Monarchy (Nampa, Idaho: Pacific Press, 2002).

Various articles for the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, Bibliotheca Sacra, the Andrews Study Bible, Andrews University Seminary Studies, Ministry, and Adventist Review.