Dr. Trent C. Butler

TrentButler-3001963 B.A.

Trent Butler is a noted scholar in Old Testament studies who has published for lay and for scholarly audiences. His scholarly reputation is built on two volumes in the Word Biblical Commentary. The Denver seminary journal marked the Judges commentary as the major work available, noting “An Evangelical and masterful study of all aspects of exegesis.” The Joshua volume was hailed as the first theological commentary on Joshua. Recently a two-volume expansion was published. Dr. Butler was instrumental in planning and translating the Holman Christian Standard Bible. On the lay side, he designed and edited the best-selling Holman Bible Dictionary as well as the “Disciple’s Study Bible.” He has authored three commentaries in the Holman Commentary series. Dr. Butler served as editorial director of Broadman and Holman and taught at the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Rüschlikon, Switzerland. He considers his greatest accomplishments as seven international mission trips and opening writing opportunities for young grad students and professors. While at HSU, he was editor of the The Brand and assistant editor of The Bronco, took part in summer missions, and held membership in the Ministerial Alliance.


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