Michael Barrett

IMG_3940 Promo_Headshot_ Michael BarrettDr. Michael Bar­rett is Vice President for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is a minister in the Heritage Reformed Congregations. For­merly, Dr. Bar­rett served as pres­i­dent of Geneva Reformed Sem­i­nary. He earned his doc­tor­ate in Old Tes­ta­ment Text with a spe­cial focus on Semitic lan­guages. His dis­ser­ta­tion was titled “A Method­ol­ogy for Inves­ti­gat­ing the Trans­la­tion Philoso­phies and Tech­niques of the Sep­tu­agint.” For almost thirty years, he was pro­fes­sor of Ancient Lan­guages and Old Tes­ta­ment The­ol­ogy and Inter­pre­ta­tion at Bob Jones Uni­ver­sity. Dr. Bar­rett has had an active role in the min­istry of the Free Pres­by­ter­ian Church since its incep­tion in North Amer­ica. He is a mem­ber of the Evan­gel­i­cal The­o­log­i­cal Soci­ety and has pub­lished numer­ous arti­cles in both pro­fes­sional and pop­u­lar jour­nals. He contributed to and served as Old Testament editor for The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible. His other pub­lished works include Begin­ning at Moses: A Guide to Find­ing Christ in the Old Tes­ta­ment; Com­plete in Him: A Guide to Under­stand­ing and Enjoy­ing the Gospel; God’s Unfail­ing Pur­pose: The Mes­sage of Daniel; The Beauty of Holi­ness: A Guide to Bib­li­cal Wor­ship; Love Divine and Unfail­ing: The Gospel Accord­ing to Hosea; and The Hebrew Hand­book. Dr. Bar­rett and his wife San­dra have two sons and five grand­chil­dren. Dr. Barrett’s hob­bies include hunt­ing and think­ing about hunting.

Email: michael.barrett@prts.edu
Phone: 616-432-3412