Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury University, Dr. Craig Keener received his Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins from Duke University. Prior to Asbury Theological Seminary, he was professor of New Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University for nearly 15 years.
Dr. Keener has authored 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today. His IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (1993), now in its 2nd revised edition (2014), has sold more than half a million copies. He has authored a number of commentaries on New Testament books as well as books covering a range of topics from Jesus and Paul to the African-American church.