Professor Warren Carter awarded the John G. Gammie Distinguished Scholar Award

March 10, 2014

Brite Divinity School is pleased to announce that Professor of New Testament Warren Carter has been awarded the John G. Gammie Distinguished Scholar Award.

This award is given by the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies (SWCRS) annually to a scholar who is “recognized by their peers nationally or internationally for the quality and importance of their work.” The selection process includes nomination, scrutiny of scholarly work, membership of one of the participating societies of SWCRS such as the Society of Biblical Literature, American Academy of Religion, American Schools of Oriental Research, and Association for the Scientific Study of Religion, and membership of the faculty of a sponsoring institution of the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies. Brite Divinity School is one of more than thirty sponsoring institutions of SWCRS.

First awarded in 1985, previous Brite recipients of the award are Eugene Boring, William R. Baird, Leo Perdue, and Toni Craven.