Austin B. Amonette

 Austin B. Amonette

Address2501 Central Parkway
Houston, TX 77092
Phone713- 942-9505

Associate Professor of Church History & Theology, Houston Graduate School of Theology

B.A., Belmont University,
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary,
M.Th., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary,

Born in 1969 in Tennessee, Dr Amonette earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree major in English from Belmont University. He earned three graduate degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Philosophy. He also studied history at the University of New Orleans.

Dr. Amonette’s doctoral studies were in church history and theology, and his dissertation was entitled “Alexander Campbell among the Baptists: An Examination of the Beginning, Ambiguity, and Deterioration of Their Relationship, 1812-30.”

From 1998 to 2003 Dr Amonette served the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary as Contract Instructor in Church History. He taught several courses in 2002-03 at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. As a graduate student in 2000-02 he was an adjunct professor teaching western civilization at the New Orleans School of Urban Missions in Gretna, Louisiana.

Dr Amonette is involved in scholarly research and has written papers that he read at the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies in Irving, Texas, the Third International Conference on Baptist Studies in Prague, Czech Republic, and the Center for Contemporary Theology in Houston. His research interests include Alexander Campbell, Karl Barth, and theology in music and literature.

He is currently writing a book about theology from rock and roll.

His ministry experience includes three youth ministry positions while he was in seminary.

Currently Dr Amonette is a member of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston.

He enjoys traveling with his wife Kathleen, running, watching baseball, and listening to music.

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