Monday, February 06, 2012

Scholar Interview: Craig Keener

Today’s interview is with Dr. Craig Keener, professor of the New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is especially known for his work as a New Testament scholar on Bible background. He is also author of Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts. He talks about his background and current work, how his newest book came about, defining miracles, unpacking Hume’s objections against miracles, assessing miracle claims outside of Christianity, appealing to naturalistic explanations for miracles, the theological context of miracles, reasons to trust New Testament miracle claims, contemporary miracle claims from around the world, miracles in the west, verifiable and non-verifiable miracle claims, asking for “miracles on demand,” miracles and naturalism, the place for miracles and an apologetic for Christianity, and more.
See the table of contents of and first chapter of Miracles here.
Enjoy.

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2 Comments

  1. 8violets February 6, 2012

    This is a great interview!

  2. Craig April 22, 2012

    Thanks for posting this!