Craig Keener Bio | Wiki
Craig Keener is a North American academic, theologian, Biblical scholar, and professor of the New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is especially known for his work as a New Testament scholar on Bible background, commentaries on the New Testament in its early Jewish and Greco-Roman settings. Craig’s popular-level IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament has sold over half a million copies.
Before joining the faculty of Asbury in July 2011, Craig served as a professor of New Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, where he taught for 15 years. Previously, he served as a professor at Hood Theological Seminary. Additionally, he has taught in various countries, especially countries in Africa. On rare occasions, he also speaks in other forums.
Craig Keener Age
Craig was born on July 4, 1960, in the United States. He is 61 years old.
Craig Keener Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.72 m).
Craig Keener Family
He was born and raised in the United States by his parents. Craig holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Information about his parents and/or siblings is not available at the moment.
Craig Keener Wife
Craig is married to his wife Medine Moussounga, who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris 7. Together, the couple shares two children, David and Keren. Medine was a refugee for 18 months in her nation of Congo, and together Craig and Médine work for ethnic reconciliation in the U.S. and Africa. Craig was ordained in an African-American denomination in 1991.
Craig Keener Education
In 1982, Craig received his B.A. from the Central Bible College, now part of Evangel University. He earned his M.A. in 1982 and M.Div. in 1987 at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Subsequently, in 1991, Craig received his Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins from Duke University.
Craig Keener Miracles | Books
His book Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts was published in 2011. Craig argues that it is time to rethink Hume’s argument in light of the contemporary evidence available to us. This wide-ranging and the meticulously researched two-volume study presents the most thorough current defense of the credibility of the miracle reports in the Gospels and Acts.
-Miracles Today: The Supernatural Work of God in the Modern World
-The Gospel of John
-Christobiography: Memory, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels
-The IVP Bible Background Commentary
-Spirit Hermeneutics: Reading Scripture in Light of Pentecost
-Two Views on Women in Ministry
-The Historical Jesus of the Gospels
Craig Keener IVP Bible Background Commentary | Acts
From 2014 to 2019, Craig served as the editor of the Bulletin for Biblical Research. He has authored a number of commentaries on New Testament books as well as books and articles. His popular IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (1993) has sold over half a million copies. Acts: An Exegetical Commentary became published in 2012
Craig Keener Podcast | Bible Backgrounds
Craig serves as the host of the Bible Backgrounds podcast. Kurt Jaros begins today the discussion by asking Craig’s take on the controversial Christian debate: Calvinism or Arminianism? In analyzing that question. He introduces Calvinism, which has gone on to influence all aspects of contemporary thought, from theology to civil government, economics to the arts, and education to work.
Craig Keener Christobiography
His Christobiography: Memory, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels became published on August 27, 2019. Craig demonstrates the reliability of the canonical gospels by exploring the genre of ancient biography. The canonical gospels are ancient biographies and narratives of Jesus’s life.
Craig Keener Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Craig’s estimated net worth is $878,655.
Who Is Craig Keener
Craig is a North American academic, theologian, Biblical scholar, and professor of the New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is especially known for his work as a New Testament scholar on Bible background, commentaries on the New Testament in its early Jewish and Greco-Roman settings.