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Craig Keener

Craig Keener

Asbury Theological Seminary
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Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is author of thirty-five books, with some 1.4 million copies in circulation. The books have won fifteen national or international awards, including six in Christianity Today. At a popular level these include The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament; at a more academic level, major commentaries for Cambridge and other publishers. His longest commentary is roughly 4500 pages and cites some 45,000 ancient references; his books together take up 19,000 pages. He has also authored roughly one hundred academic articles; seven booklets; and roughly two hundred popular-level articles. In 2020 Craig was president of the Evangelical Theological Society. Craig is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who was a refugee in her home country of Congo for eighteen months; her experience and their romance appears in Impossible Love (Chosen, 2016). His YouTube channel is: https://www.youtube.com/c/CraigKeenerPhD; his blog site is http://www.craigkeener.com/; and he even tweets (veryrarely) at https://twitter.com/keener_craig. His Facebook book page is https://www.facebook.com/drcraigskeener/.

Education
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) - Duke University
  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) - Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • Master of Arts (MA) - Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Central Bible College

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Craig Keener
Acts: An Exegetical Commentary: 3:1-14:28
Baker Academic

Acts: An Exegetical Commentary: 3:1-14:28

Highly respected New Testament scholar Craig Keener is known for his meticulous and comprehensive research. This commentary on Acts, his magnum opus, may be the largest and...

Acts: An Exegetical Commentary: 3:1-14:28
Galatians: A Commentary
Baker Academic

Galatians: A Commentary

Leading New Testament scholar Craig Keener is widely respected for his thorough research, sound judgments, and knowledge of ancient sources. His four-volume magnum opus on...

Galatians: A Commentary
John: Volume 2A (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary)
Zondervan Academic

John: Volume 2A (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary)

An image rich, passage-by-passage commentary that integrates relevant historical and cultural insights, providing a deeper dimension of perspective to the words of the New...

John: Volume 2A (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary)
The Mind of the Spirit: Paul's Approach to Transformed Thinking
Baker Academic

The Mind of the Spirit: Paul's Approach to Transformed Thinking

Leading Scholar Explores Paul's Teaching on the MindThis major work by a leading New Testament scholar explores an important but neglected area of Pauline theology,...

The Mind of the Spirit: Paul's Approach to Transformed Thinking
Biographies and Jesus: What Does It Mean for the Gospels to be Biographies?
Eme, Press

Biographies and Jesus: What Does It Mean for the Gospels to be Biographies?

This work is a careful and critical study of the biographical information about Jesus of Nazareth.The results of this work must be taken into account in future research into...

Biographies and Jesus: What Does It Mean for the Gospels to be Biographies?
Interpretation Biblique (Biblical Interpretation)
Impact Academia

Interpretation Biblique (Biblical Interpretation)

Au fil de l'histoire, plusieurs grands mouvements de reveil ont vu le jour lorsque les gens sont revenus a la Bible, devenant plus attentifs au message de Dieu pour...

Interpretation Biblique (Biblical Interpretation)