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Eric M. Holleyman

Eric Holleyman

Contact Information:
Department of Religion
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97284
Waco, TX 76798-7284

Office: Tidwell 501B

Phone: (254) 710-7285
FAX: (254) 710-3740


Senior Lecturer


  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary - Doctor of Philosophy (1991)
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary - Master of Divinity (1980)
  • Mississippi College - Bachelor in Science (1976)


Eric Holleyman was born in Texas and grew up in central Florida where he completed high school. Prior to his work at Baylor, Eric served as a youth minister, college minister, adjunct professor, and pastor while residing in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and Texas. For the past eight years he has taught in the Department of Religion while remaining invested in local church ministry through supply preaching and interim pastorates. Eric is married with two children; a daughter who is a Baylor graduate and a son who is an undergraduate golfer at another Baptist university.

Academic Interests and Research:

History of the biblical world
Dynamics of local church ministry

Courses Taught at Baylor:

  • REL 1310 Christian Scriptures


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