Craig A. Evans

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American biblical scholar

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Born in 1952, Craig Alan Evans has a bachelor’s degree in history from Claremont McKenna College. He received his M.Div. from Western Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Claremont Graduate University in southern California. His habilitation (D.Habil.) was awarded by the Karoli Gaspar Reformed University in Budapest.

Craig A. Evans is the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University in Texas. Evans’ research focuses particularly on the New Testament era, and he has written extensively on biblical interpretation and particularly the historical and cultural contexts of early Christianity. He is an internationally recognized expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls and regularly leads study groups throughout the Mediterranean. Evans is a prolific scholar, and has published more than 600 scholarly studies, including more than 70 books.

Selected works from Evans include Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture, From Jesus to the Church: The First Christian Generation, and From Prophecy to Testament: The Function of the Old Testament in the New.

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According to Wikipedia, Craig Alan Evans is an American biblical scholar. He is a prolific writer with 70 books and over 600 journal articles and reviews to his name. Career He earned his B.A 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.

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