Fifteenth Annual Clarence J. Abbott Lectures in Biblical Studies
Craig S. Keener will speak on ‘Spirit Hermeneutics’ on Thursday, February 23 at 11:00 am as part of the Clarence J. Abbott Lecture Series. Craig Keener is F.M. and Ida Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky. Before coming to Asbury in 2011, Dr. Keener taught at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University for 15 years and before that he taught at Hood Theological Seminary.
Craig has authored 21 books, five of which have won book awards in Christianity Today. His IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, now in its 2nd revised edition, has sold more than half a million copies (including editions in several languages).
Craig is married to Médine Moussounga Keener, who holds a PhD from University of Paris 7. She was a refugee for 18 months in her nation of Congo (their story together appears in the book Impossible Love), and together Craig and Médine work for ethnic reconciliation in the U.S. and Africa. Craig was ordained in an African-American denomination in 1991 and was one of the associate ministers in an African-American megachurch in Philadelphia. He has taught in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and in connection with various denominations.
Please join us at the PTS campus or via livestream for this important lecture.