Jeff Straub

Professor of Historical Theology & Registrar

 

Courses

Church History 1-2
Baptist History
Fundamentalism & Evangelicalism
Hermeneutics
Foundations of Missions
History of Missions
Introduction to Cross-Cultural Ministry
Research & Writing

JEFF STRAUB has served as adjunct professor at Piedmont Baptist College and at institutes, colleges, and seminaries in Russia, the Ukraine, Romania, India, Canada, and Zambia. He has been a senior pastor and church planter in Canada, and was a missionary among the Ojibwe Indians in Wanipigow, Manitoba. He has had several articles published in the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, as well as in Frontline.

Jeff is a member of the Evangelical Missiological Society, the Evangelical Theological Society, and the American Society of Church History. Dr. Straub is married to Rebecca, and they have 3 children. He enjoys books, golf, hunting, and fishing.

Education

B.A., M.A., Bob Jones University
M.Div., Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Publications

“The Pentecostalization of Global Christianity and the Challenge for Cessationism” DBSJ 21 (2016)
“Squire Boone, Jr. (1744-1815): The First Kentucky Baptist Minister?” American Baptist Quarterly 32:3-4 (2013): 292-308
A Noble Company: Biographical Essays on Notable Particular-Regular Baptists in America, (Contributor) Vol 5, Particular Baptist Press (2014)
A Noble Company: Biographical Essays on Notable Particular-Regular Baptists in America, (Contributor) Vol 4, Particular Baptist Press (2014)
“The Legality of Slavery in the Sight of God: Baptists and Their Use of Titus 2 to Defend Slavery” Journal of Baptist Studies 5 (Nov 2013): 36-63
Heart, Soul, Might (Contributor) Central Seminary Press (2012)
“Fundamentalism and the King James Version: How a Venerable English Translation became a Litmus Test for Orthodoxy” Southern Baptist Journal of Theology (2011)
“On Reading Institutional History” DBSJ 15 (2010)
“The Emerging Church: A Fundamentalist Assessment” DBSJ 13 (2008)
“George William Lasher–Baptist Proto-fundamentalist” DBSJ 11 (2006)
“A Baptist Look at the Protestant Reformation,” Baptist Bulletin (May/June 2017)
“Jacob H. Brouner: 1791–1848,” in A Noble Company, Biographical Essays on Notable Particular-Regular Baptists in America, edited by Terry Wolever, 205–26 (Springfield: Particular Baptist Press, 2017)

Book Reviews

Review of Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon by Tom Nettles, Mentor, 2013. Credo. November 2013.
Review of The Theology of B. B. Warfield, by Fred G. Zaspel, Wheaton: Crossway, 2010. Credo. August 2012.
Review of The Perfect Rule of the Christian Religion: A History of Sandemanianism in the Eighteenth Century, by John Howard Smith. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2008. Andrew Fuller Review, 2012.
Review of Charles Hodge: Pride of Princeton, by Andrew Hoffecker. (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 2011). Credo. March 2012.
Review of Baptists Through the Centuries: A History of a Global People, by David W. Bebbington. (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010). Baptist Bulletin, March, 2012.
Review of Baptists Through the Centuries: A History of a Global People, by David W. Bebbington. (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010). Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, 2011.
Review of Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy, by Paul C. Gutjahr. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). Credo. October 2011.
Review of Congregation and Campus-North American Baptists in Higher Education by William H. Brackney. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2009). The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, (2010).
Review of Baptist Theology: A Four Century Study by James Leo Garrett (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2009) Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, 14 (2010)
Review of The Surprising Work of God: Harold John Ockenga, Billy Graham and the Rebirth of Evangelicalism by Garth Rosell (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008) Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, 13 (2008).
Review of Selling the Old Time Religion by Douglas Carl Abrams, (Athens: University of GA Press, 2001) and Strangers in Zionby William R. Glass (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2001) Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, Fall, 2002.
Review of Evangelicalism Divided by Iain Murray Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, Fall 2001.