Craig S. Keener speaks about his new book, Spirit Hermeneutics: Reading Scripture in Light of Pentecost, with Eerdman’s Publishing. How do we hear the Spirit’s voice in Scripture? How do we move from exegesis to Spirit-guided application in our lives and communities? In Spirit Hermeneutics biblical scholar Craig Keener addresses these questions, carefully articulating a […]
Author Archive for Craig Keener
Craig S. Keener, Ph.D. (Duke University), is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is author of many books, including Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts (Baker Academic, 2011), the bestselling IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels, Gift and Giver: The Holy Spirit for Today, and commentaries on Acts, Matthew, John, Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, and Revelation. In addition to having written more than seventy academic articles, several booklets and more than 150 popular-level articles, Craig is is the New Testament editor (and author of most New Testament notes) for the The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible. He is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who is from the Republic of Congo, and together they have worked for ethnic reconciliation in North America and Africa. Craig and Médine wrote Impossible Love: The True Story of an African Civil War, Miracles and Hope against All Odds (Chosen, 2016) to share their story. sites.google.com/site/drckeener
Doctors Craig and Médine Keener speak with PneumaReview.com about their new book, Impossible Love. PneumaReview.com: Craig, you are a highly respected biblical scholar and a seminary professor. In Impossible Love, you mention that the Presence of God played a very important part in your conversion and that after becoming a Christian you prophesied regularly […]
Recent short studies in Genesis from Craig S. Keener with excerpts and links. Craig Keener: “Saving a Lot: Abram fights slave traders—Genesis 14” (March 22, 2016). While Christian theologians today debate whether God demands pacifism or allows just war, at least in the Old Testament we see one just war that is not explicitly noted […]
In this study of Romans 11, Craig Keener addresses how Gentile followers of Jesus have been grafted into the heritage of God’s people and how they are called to honor the Jewish people. “The Blessings and Mission of Those Grafted In” This is chapter 11 from the book, Unity: Awakening the One New Man […]
How do we know if something is credible? Professor Craig S. Keener asks whether we can trust accounts of miracles in the Gospels. This lecture was given on March 19, 2014 as part of the Ministry Conference at Asbury Theological Seminary. Watch the first lecture given on March 18, 2014: The Historical Jesus of […]
Craig S. Keener asks what can be known about Jesus using basic historical methods? This lecture was given on March 18, 2014 as part of the Ministry Conference at Asbury Theological Seminary.