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Dr. William D. Barrick

Dr. William D. Barrick

Professor of Old Testament

The Masterís Seminary

Director of Th.D Studies,

The Masterís Seminary

B.A., Denver Baptist Bible College

M.D., Th.M, San Francisco Theological Seminary

Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary

Before joining The Master's Seminary faculty in 1997, Dr. Barrick served with the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE). In 1981 he and his family moved to Bangladesh. In that ministry Dr. Barrick served as the Exegetical Consultant for Bible translation projects, theological consultant for the Literature Division, and adjunct faculty member of the Baptist Bible Institute of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Theological Seminary, and Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary Extension Program (Singapore).

Prior to joining ABWE in 1979, Dr. Barrick had been Professor and Chairman of the Old Testament Department at Denver Baptist Theological Seminary from 1972 to 1978.

Beyond his teaching and Bible translation work, Dr. Barrick has been active in a variety of ministries including three years as Director of Church Planting in Chittagong, Bangladesh. He has also had a varied writing ministry from scholarly journals to adult Sunday School materials.

Dr. Barrick has been writing in the areas of Bible and theology for over thirty years. His writings range from adult Sunday school materials, in-house library publications, and newspaper editorials to technical journal articles in English and a commentary on the book of Daniel in Bengali.

In addition, as a result of his fifteen years of Bible translation ministry in Bangladesh, he has participated in the production of Bibles, New Testaments, and Bible sections in six different languages. While in Bangladesh he participated in the editing of over twenty books and tracts, including a Bengali translation of Unger's Bible Handbook.

During his doctoral studies he worked as a phototypesetter and proofreader for the first fascicle of The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and a number of other major volumes.

Dr. Barrick has been involved in writing or contributing to twenty-two books, and has authored nearly 80 periodical articles and book reviews.

Dr. Barrick has been married to his wife Barbara for 38 years. They have four married children and twelve grandchildren. As mentioned above, he is currently Professor of Old Testament and Director of Th.D. Studies at The Master's Seminary.


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If you are interested in having Dr. Barrick speak at your church, Bible Conference, or retreat please contact him via email by clicking here, or by calling the seminary offices at 818-782-6488.