T. Vaughn Walker, first African-American professor at SBC seminary, dies

By The Christian Post

Dr. T. Vaughn Walker, longtime professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the first African-American to be elected as a full professor at an SBC seminary. | Twitter/AlbertMohler

T. Vaughn Walker, the first African American elected as a full-time professor at a Southern Baptist Convention seminary, passed away at age 68.

Walker, who served as a professor at the Louisville, Kentucky-based Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for 30 years, died late Saturday evening.

Many Southern Baptist leaders paid their respects on social media, including current SBTS President Albert Mohler.

Source:The Christian Post