Devoted to

Scholarship, Piety and Justice

Susan Parker, Ph.D.

Interim President

Janel Kragt Bakker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mission, Evangelism and Culture

Carmichael D. Crutchfield, D.Min., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Christian Education, Spiritual Formation, and Youth Ministry

Christopher Davis, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministry / Dean of Doctoral Studies

Peter Gathje, Ph.D.

Professor of Christian Ethics / Vice President of Academic Affairs and Academic Dean

Martha Lyle Ford

Co-Director, Center for Faith and Imagination

Mary Lin Hudson, Ph.D.

Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics / Associate Dean of Academic Assessment and Advising

Mitzi L. Minor, Ph.D.

Mary Magdalene Professor of New Testament

Courtney Pace, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Church History

G. Lee Ramsey, Jr., Ph.D.

Marlon and Sheila Foster Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics

Hilary Jerome Scarsella, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology & Ethics

Deborah Taylor, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Theological Bibliography / Director of Library Services

Michael K. Turner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of the History of Christianity and Wesleyan Studies / Director of the Methodist House of Studies

William M. Vaughan III

Co-Director, Center for Faith and Imagination

Andrew Zirschky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology & Youth Ministry

Faculty Emeriti

Clinton O. Buck
Professor Emeritus of Educational Ministry

Paul R. Dekar
Professor Emeritus of Evangelism and Mission

Jay Earheart-Brown
Professor Emeritus of Theology

Barbara A. Holmes
Professor Emeritus of Ethics and African American Studies

Waldo E. Knickerbocker
Professor Emeritus of Church History

Matt Mathews
Professor Emeritus of Theology

V. Steven Parrish
Professor Emeritus of Old Testament

Robert Stanley Wood
Professor Emeritus of Church and Ministry

see what they say
Memphis Theological Seminary, located in Memphis,TN, offers a first-rate seminary education and experience. The ability to dialogue with some many different Christian faith traditions, the ability to learn about the mission of the gospel in the pursuit of justice in our world, and the ability to provide such education and training at an affordable rate make Memphis Theological Seminary a high-quality seminary today. 

Daniel Pigg

I spent 7 years going part time and working my day job to complete graduation in 2004. I enjoyed the friends I gained and the grace and knowledge in the education.

Wyvonia Woods Harris

MTS is one of the best things that could have happened to me. Going through their PAS program was an amazing experience and blessing.

Andrew Ward