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Russell D. Moore, PhD

Affiliate Professor of Ethics


BS, University of Southern Mississippi
MDiv, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


Russell Moore serves as the eighth president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.

An ethicist and theologian by background, Dr. Moore is also an ordained Southern Baptist minister and the author of several books, including the forthcoming Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the GospelHe blogs frequently at his Moore to the Point website, and hosts a program called Questions & Ethics—a wide-ranging podcast addressing listener-generated questions on the difficult moral and ethical issues of the day.

A native Mississippian, he and his wife Maria are the parents of five sons.