Meet Our Faculty
Dr. Adam Coker
Associate Professor of History & Christian Studies
Division of Christian Studies and Humanities
- PhD, University of Exeter (UK), 2016
- MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011
- BMEd, Jacksonville States University,
I grew up in Georgia but have spent a large portion of my adult life overseas, mostly in Russia. My travels have convinced me several things: cultures are fascinating, history and geography matter, and the gospel is universally true.
Interesting Fact About Me
- I cannot walk past a used-book store without stopping
- Imperial Russian history
- Cultural transfer
- Cross-cultural communication.
- Association of Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
Favorite Classes Taught at BPC
- HIS 151 – World Civilizations I
- CHR 220 – World Religions
- CHR 434 – History of Missions
- HIS 352 – Russia since 1800
Favorite Bible Verse
Author, Russia’s French Connection: A History of the Lasting French Imprint on Russian Culture (New York: Routledge, 2020).