The School of Ministry
Biblical and Theological Studies (UG)
Ministry Leadership Studies (UG)
Full Name: Brittany Melton
Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.
Dr. Melton is the author of Where is God in the Megilloth? A Dialogue on Divine Presence
and Absence (Brill, forthcoming 2017). She also has published several book chapters
on various topics in biblical studies, ranging from discussions of literary critical
methods of interpretation to examinations of divine presence and absence in various
Dr. Melton felt called to ministry when she was fourteen. During her years at OBU
she realized her calling was specifically to minister to college students. Her love
of the Old Testament is rooted in a passion for the church to rediscover its richness
and importance for Christian faith. She and her husband, Drew, an ordained minister
in the Southern Baptist Convention, along with their two children, Owen and Afton,
seek to fellowship with diverse people and welcome them into their home.