Joseph Blair, ThD

Joseph Blair


Office Address: ATWD I 228
Phone: (281) 649-3288
Professor of Christianity


  • BS, Louisiana Tech University
  • BD, Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • ThD in New Testament, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Courses Taught

  • New Testament
  • Greek
  • Jesus and His Teachings
  • New Testament Theology
  • Social Change
  • Paul's Life and Letters


  • Articles for Theological Publications
  • Writer for Bible Study Lessons for Curriculum Series
  • Author:
    • When Bad Things Happen, God Still Loves
    • Introducing the New Testament
    • Study Guide for 1 Peter
    • Study Guide for Hebrews
    • Current projects include two new books, one on theodicy and the other on the Gospels.

Additional Information

Dr. Blair is the Director of the Master of Arts in Theological Studies Program. Dr. Blair has served on the Standards, Publications, Convocation, Admissions, and various Faculty Search Committees. Presently, he serves as chair of the College of Arts and Humanities' Curriculum Committee and is a member of the University Campus Discipline Board and the Graduate Committee.

He is involved in the community and has served as a Pastor, an Interim Pastor and an Associational Bible Study Leader at various areas churches. He has led Bible studies and teaching events in a number of churches in the Houston area and has participated in Denominational Committees.

Dr. Blair was awarded the Opal Goolsby Teacher of the Year in 2002.