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Craig A. Evans

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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Craig Alan Evans is an evangelical New Testament scholar and author. He is a prolific writer with 70 books and over 600 journal articles and reviews to his name.

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Claremont Graduate University
Claremont Graduate University

University located in Claremont, California, United States

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Trinity Western University
Trinity Western University

Private university in Canada

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Western Seminary
Western Seminary

Evangelical theological seminary

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Houston Baptist University
Houston Baptist University

Private Baptist university in Texas, United States

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McMaster University
McMaster University

Public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Claremont McKenna College
Claremont McKenna College

Conservative liberal arts college in Claremont, CA, with curricular emphasis on economics, finance, and public affairs

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Acadia Divinity College

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#84 World Rank #23 USA Rank
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