Dr. Andrew Arterbury is an Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures who focuses upon the New Testament books of Luke and Acts. He began teaching at Truett in August of 2007. Previously, Andy was an Assistant Professor of Religion in Baylor University's Interdisciplinary Core from 2003 to 2007. While housed in Baylor's Honors College, he also held a joint appointment with Baylor's Religion Department where he was a member of the graduate faculty.
Andy earned a B.A. from Baylor University, a M.Div. and Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Baylor University. He has published two books (Entertaining Angels: Early Christian Hospitality in its Mediterranean Setting) and Engaging the Scriptures: An Introduction to the Bible and a variety of articles in journals like Biblica, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Interpretation, and Perspectives in Religious Studies. As a native Texan, Andy grew up attending the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne and the First Baptist Church of Port Lavaca. In addition, he served on church staffs in Austin, Waco, and Madison, New Jersey. He and his wife, Kristin, are active members of the First Baptist Church of Waco.