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Randall Tan

Randall Tan


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Skills & Interests

  • Humanities / Religious Studies (Expert)
    Competencies (in relation to biblical studies) include: Biblical Languages (Greek, Hebrew, & Aramaic); Linguistics & Discourse Analysis; Computer-Assisted Discourse Analysis; Computer-Assisted Corpus Linguistics; Hermeneutics; Biblical Exegesis; New Testament Literature; New Testament Theology; Broad Range in Biblical Studies; Broad Range in Theological Studies; Instructional Technologies; Online Course Design; Research & Development; Academic Journal Editing


    Research Partner 12/2001 – Current
  • Institute of Biblical Research
    Fellow 11/2001 – Current
  • Society of Biblical Literature
    Member 06/2001 – Current

Education History

  • Ph.D. (12/2004)
    The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div. (05/1999)
    The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A. (12/1996)
    University of Kentucky


  • Edwards, G.; Lee, H.; Tan, R, K. (2007). Exploring Paradigms of School Innovation for the 21st Century in Teaching with Compassion, Competence, Commitment. (1, 1, 55-73).
  • Tan, R, K. (2007). Prominence in the Pauline Epistles in The Linguist as Pedagogue: Trends in the Teaching and Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press.
  • Tan, R, K. (2006). A Linguistic Overview of 1 John in The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. (10, 3, 68-80).

Honors & Awards

  • Broadman & Holman Seminarian Award (05/1999)


  • Reversing the Roles of Lexis & Grammar?, 07/24/2007
    This paper (delivered at the Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Vienna, Austria) contributes to the study of the Greek genitive & argues for the rebuilding of the Greek studies from the ground up using computer-aided corpus linguistics.
  • Open Theism Debate, 06/26/2007
    Biblical debate defending God’s definite comprehensive foreknowledge at the Open Theology and Science Seminar at Eastern Nazarene College in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Unity and Diversity: Necessary Ingredients for the Christian Mission?, 04/13/2007
    This paper (delivered at the Stone Campbell Journal Conference) examines biblical passages relevant to Christian unity to demonstrate inductively the necessity of embracing both unity & diversity to advance the Christian mission.


  • Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (06/2005 – Current) Kentucky Christian University
  • Assistant Editor (08/1999 – 05/2005) The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology
  • Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies (08/2004 – 01/2005) Spalding University