Doug Weaver, Ph.D.
Doug Weaver came to the Department of Religion at Baylor in 2003 and assumed responsibilty as director of the department's undergraduate program in 2006. Prior to coming to Baylor, he was Barney Averitt Professor of Christianity and chair of the Division of Religion and Philosophy at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia. He earned the BA from Mississippi College in 1978, Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1981, and the Ph.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1985.
Dr. Weaver is author of numerous articles on Baptist history and editor of two major works on preaching and teaching Christian heritage. His is author of In Search of the New Testament Church: The Baptist Story (Mercer, 2008); Second to None: A History of the Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia (Baptist History and Heritage Society, 2004); The Healer-Prophet, William Marrion Branham: A Study of the Prophetic in American Pentecostalism (Mercer, 2000, 1987); and Every Town Needs a Downtown Church: A History of First Baptist Church, Gainesville, Florida (Baptist History and Heritage Society, 2000).