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.

Recent Release

From one of today's most trusted New Testament exegetes comes a meticulously researched and comprehensive commentary on Peter's first epistle. Featuring a full translation and addressing issues of authorship, structure, external attestation, date, provenance and destination, and historical setting, it will benefit scholars and pastors alike. Includes helpful indexes and links to other ancient sources. 656 pages, hardcover from Baker.


NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

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.

  1. Christobiography: Memories, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels
  2. The Historical Jesus of the Gospels
    Craig S. Keener
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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  3. Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament  Accounts, 2 Vols.
    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 2011 / Hardcover
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  4. Paul, Women & Wives, Marriage and Women's Ministry in the Letters of Paul
    Craig S. Keener
    Baker Academic / 1992 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$22.99

Bible Studies

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