Dr. William D. Barrick
Professor of Old Testament
The Masterís Seminary
Director of Th.D Studies,
The Masterís Seminary
B.A., Denver Baptist Bible College
M.D., Th.M, San Francisco Theological Seminary
Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary
Before joining The Master's Seminary faculty in 1997,
Dr. Barrick served with the Association of Baptists for
World Evangelism (ABWE). In 1981 he and his family
moved to Bangladesh. In that ministry Dr. Barrick
served as the Exegetical Consultant for Bible translation
projects, theological consultant for the Literature
Division, and adjunct faculty member of the Baptist Bible
Institute of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Theological
Seminary, and Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary Extension
Prior to joining ABWE in 1979, Dr. Barrick had been Professor and Chairman of the
Old Testament Department at Denver Baptist Theological Seminary from 1972 to
Beyond his teaching and Bible translation work, Dr. Barrick has been active in a
variety of ministries including three years as Director of Church Planting in
Chittagong, Bangladesh. He has also had a varied writing ministry from scholarly
journals to adult Sunday School materials.
Dr. Barrick has been writing in the areas of Bible and theology for over thirty years.
His writings range from adult Sunday school materials, in-house library publications,
and newspaper editorials to technical journal articles in English and a commentary
on the book of Daniel in Bengali.
In addition, as a result of his fifteen years of Bible translation ministry in
Bangladesh, he has participated in the production of Bibles, New Testaments, and
Bible sections in six different languages. While in Bangladesh he participated in the
editing of over twenty books and tracts, including a Bengali translation of Unger's
During his doctoral studies he worked as a phototypesetter and proofreader for the
first fascicle of The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of
Chicago and a number of other major volumes.
Dr. Barrick has been involved in writing or contributing to twenty-two books, and
has authored nearly 80 periodical articles and book reviews.
Dr. Barrick has been married to his wife Barbara for 38 years. They have four
married children and twelve grandchildren. As mentioned above, he is currently
Professor of Old Testament and Director of Th.D. Studies at The Master's
Israelís Promises in Old Testament Covenants
The Messiah in the Old Testament
The Place of the Old Testament in the Church Today
Salvation in the Old Testament
Worship: Lessons from the Old Testament
Mosaic Authorship of the Pentateuch
If you are interested in having Dr. Barrick speak at your church, Bible Conference,
or retreat please contact him via email by clicking here, or by calling the seminary
offices at 818-782-6488.