SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR FALL 2015
Annual Lectureship FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015, 2:00-5:00PM HEATH LECTURE HALL 100, Vanguard University “Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts” DR. Craig Keener, Ph.D. F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore KY Prior to his current position at Asbury Theological Seminary, Dr. Keener was professor of New Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, in Pennsylvania where he taught for 15 years; be fore that time he was professor at Hood Theological Seminary in North Carolina. While at Palmer, he was also one of the associate pastors at an African-Americnan megachurch in Philadelphia and was ordained in an African-American denomination in 1991. Dr. Keener has authored 17 books, four of which have won awards in Christianity Today. His IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (1993), now in its second revised edition (2014), has sold over a million copies (including editions in several languages, including more than 50,000 copies in Korean). He has written for various journals, both academic and popular. He has publishes more than 70 academic articles and more than 170 popular ones. Dr. Keener is the current editor of the Bulletin for Bible Research. His wife Medine Moussounga Keener holds a Ph.D. from University of Paris 7. She was a refugee for 18 months in her home country in Africa (Congo-Brazzaville) and together they work for ethnic reconciliation in the U.S. and Africa.