Dr. Lanier Burns, research professor of Theological Studies, highlights the similarities between his arrival at DTS and its current environment, specifically focusing on discipleship then and now as a by-product of biblical theology and cultural context.
DTS Heritage Week (Fall 2020)
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Dr. J. Lanier Burns (THM, 1972; THD, 1979) is research professor of Theological Studies and senior professor of Systematic Theology at DTS. For over forty years he has served as president of the Asian Christian Academy in Hosur, India. Some of his research interests include anthropology, eschatology, neuroscience, and the relationship of science and religion. He enjoys sports and spending time with Kathy and their four children and 11 grandchildren.