Keith Whitfield

Keith Whitfield

Keith Whitfield

Associate Professor of Theology
Dean of Graduate Studies

Discipline: Theology
Teaching Since: 2012
Area: Theological Studies
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B.S., Clemson University
M.Div., Th.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary



Keith Whitfield serves as Professor of Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he has been teaching since 2012. He has authored or edited more than five books, including Christology (B&H Academic, Forthcoming 2020), Islam and North America: Loving Our Muslim Neighbors (B&H Academic, 2018), and Trinitarian Theology: Theological Models and Doctrinal Application (B&H Academic, 2019). Dr. Whitfield has been featured in and contributed to a number of publications, including Christianity Today, First Things, the Mission of God Study Bible (Holman Bible Publishers, 2012)and The Gospel Project (LifeWay Christian Resources). Dr. Whitfield is also co-host of the Great Commission Conversations Podcast, where their goal is to encourage pastors and church leaders to engage in sharing the gospel here and around the world.


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The Abstract of Principles and the Baptist Faith and Message, affirm the Bible as the authoritative Word of God. The Scriptures serve as the foundational text for all we do at Southeastern. Consistent with this commitment to biblical fidelity, our faculty covenant to teach in accordance with and not contrary to the Abstract of Principles and the Baptist Faith and Message.