Dr. Don Garlington [PhD, Durham] is a native of the state of Arkansas. After attending Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, he took the degrees of MDiv and ThM at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.
From 1977-82, he was a lecturer in biblical studies at Trinity Ministerial Academy, Montville, New Jersey. Thereafter he obtained the PhD from the University of Durham, completing a thesis on "the obedience of faith" under the supervision of James D. G. Dunn. From 1987-2002, he was professor of New Testament at Toronto Baptist Seminary, Toronto, Ontario. He is married with two sons and makes his home in Toronto. He is actively engaged in church ministry in various capacities.
His publications include: ‘The Obedience of Faith’: A Pauline Phrase in Historical Context (Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 1991); Faith, Obedience, and Perseverance: Aspects of Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 1994); Exegetical Essays (3rd ed.; Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003); An Exposition of Galatians: A New Perspective/Reformational Reading, (2nd ed.; Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2002); "Galatians," The Expositor’s Bible Commentary (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005); In Defense of the New Perspective on Paul: Essays and Reviews (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2005).