Dr. Craig S. Keener

Craig Keener

Dr. Craig S. Keener is a professor of the New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. His is especially known for his work on the background of the New Testament, including the IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, which has sold over half a million copies. His latest commentary Acts: An Exegetical Commentary, 4 vols., is now available. Craig has taught in various countries, especially countries in Africa. He and his wife, Medine, work together for ethnic reconciliation in the U.S. and Africa.

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  1. Gift and Giver: The Holy Spirit for Today
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    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2020 / Trade Paperback
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Keener takes an irenic, narrative approach to various evangelical understandings of the Spirit's role in the church, endorsing constructive dialogue and developing consensus on controversial points. Focusing primarily on how believers are empowered, he examines the Spirit's gifts, fruits, and leadings. A valuable resource on pneumatology, this repackaged edition includes an updated preface and fresh afterword.

Magnum Opus: Acts

  1. Acts: An Exegetical Commentary, 4 Volumes
    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2015 / Hardcover
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Known for his meticulous and comprehensive research, New Testament scholar Craig Keener presents his magnum opus in this four-volume magisterial set, Acts: An Exegetical Commentary. Drawing on an unparalleled range of ancient extrabiblical sources, Keener's extensively documented and insightful exegesis paves the way for fully understanding Acts in its first-century context. The four-volume set is an invaluable resource for New Testament professors and students, pastors, Acts scholars, and libraries.

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

  1. NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Hardcover
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    Craig Keener, John Walton
    Zondervan / 2016 / Hardcover
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You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover just how much is happening in Scripture. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of Bible times. These fascinating explanations will serve to clarify your study of the Scriptures, reinforcing your confidence and bringing difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus.

Commentaries

  1. Acts: New Cambridge Bible Commentary
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    Craig S. Keener
    Cambridge University Press / 2020 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Galatians: A Commentary
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    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2018 / Hardcover
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  3. John, Volume 2A
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    Craig S. Keener
    Zondervan / 2019 / Hardcover
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  4. The Gospel of John, 2 Volumes
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    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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  5. The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]
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    Craig S. Keener
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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  6. Matthew: IVP New Testament Commentary [IVPNTC]
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    Craig S. Keener
    IVP Academic / 2011 / Trade Paperback
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  7. Revelation: NIV Application Commentary [NIVAC]
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    Craig S. Keener
    Zondervan / 1999 / Hardcover
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  8. 1 & 2 Corinthians
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    Craig S. Keener
    Cambridge University Press / 2005 / Hardcover
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  9. Romans: New Covenant Commentary Series [NCCS]
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    Craig Keener
    Cascade Books / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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  1. Between History and Spirit The Apostolic Witness of the Book of Acts
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    Craig S. Keener
    Cascade Books / 2020 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Christobiography: Memories, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels
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    Craig S. Keener
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2019 / Hardcover
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  3. The Historical Jesus of the Gospels
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    Craig S. Keener
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament  Accounts, 2 Vols.
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    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2011 / Hardcover
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  1. Revelation: A Vision of Hope  Bringing the Bible to Life Series
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    Craig S. Keener, Janet Nygren, Karen H. Jobes
    Zondervan / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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  2. But These Are Written . . .
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    Pickwick Publications / 2014 / Hardcover
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  3. The IVP Bible Background Commentary on the New Testament &  the Old Testament
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    J.H. Walton, V.H. Matthews, M. Chavalas, Craig S. Keener
    InterVarsity Press / 2014 / Hardcover
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  4. Defending Black Faith
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    Craig S. Keener, Glenn Usry
    InterVarsity Press / 1997 / Trade Paperback
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Bible Studies

  1. Revelation: A Vision of Hope  Bringing the Bible to Life Series
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    Craig S. Keener, Janet Nygren, Karen H. Jobes
    Zondervan / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Sermon on the Mount, DVD
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    Baker Books / 2011 / DVD
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  3. Psalms DVD
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    Baker Books / 2011 / DVD
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  4. James, DVD
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    Baker Books / 2011 / DVD
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