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Craig A. Evans

 

Craig A. Evans

Craig Alan Evans is a biblical scholar and author. He has written widely on the historical Jesus, New Testament textual criticism, and early Christianity.

Career

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in history and philosophy from Claremont McKenna College, a Master of Divinity from Western Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and his Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Claremont Graduate University in southern California.

He is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament and director of the graduate program at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.[1][2] Prior to coming to Acadia, he was a visiting assistant professor of religious studies at McMaster University and a professor of biblical studies at Trinity Western University.[2] Dr. Evans' research has led to conferences on subjects including the Dead Sea Scrolls,[1] issues related to the image and perception of Jesus Christ[3] and archaeology of the Bible.[4] He writes extensively on the historical Jesus and the Jewish background of the New Testament era.

Evans has debated New Testament skeptic Bart Ehrman on the reliability of the gospels.

Publications

Dr. Evans is the author or editor of over 50 books, some of which are listed below:[2]

Papers

  • Assessing Progress in the Third Quest of the Historical Jesus, 10.1177/1476869006061777

Books

References

External links

  • Evans' Website
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