Research Professor of Theology and Baptist Studies; Director, Baptist House of Studies
Duke Divinity School
Durham, NC 27708-0968
B.A., Ph.D., Baylor University
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Curtis W. Freeman is research professor of theology and Baptist studies and director of the Baptist House of Studies. His research and teaching explores areas of Free Church theology.
His most recent book, Undomesticated Dissent: Democracy and the Public Virtue of Religious Noncomformity, is set to be released in the fall of 2017 by Baylor University Press. His earlier books include Contesting Catholicity: Theology for Other Baptists (Baylor University Press, 2014), A Company of Women Preachers: Baptist Prophetesses in Seventeenth-Century England (Baylor University Press, 2011), and Baptist Roots: A Reader in the Theology of a Christian People (Judson Press, 1999). He is an ordained Baptist minister and serves as editor of the American Baptist Quarterly and serves on the Baptist World Alliance Commission on Doctrine and Christian Unity.
- Baptists and Baptism at Year 400 (pdf) Baptists Today (December 2009)
- Alterity and Its Cure, CrossCurrents 59/4 (December 2009), 404-41.
- 'Never Had I Been So Blind': W. A. Criswell’s ‘Change’ on Racial Segregation, The Journal of Southern Religion 10 (2007).
- Jesus Christ, the Fullness of God, Baptists Today (August 2008): 17. (pdf)
- Re-Envisioning Baptist Identity: A Manifesto for Baptist Communities in North America, with Mikael Broadway, Barry Harvey, James Wm. McClendon, Jr., Elizabeth Newman, Philip Thompson, and others. Baptists Today (26 June 1997), 8-10. (pdf)