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Dr. Craig Evans

TBS Adjunct Professor

Dr. Craig Evans
  • Bachelor of Arts in History (1974), Claremont McKenna College

  • Master of Divinity (1977), Western Baptist Seminary

  • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (1980), Claremont Graduate University

  • Ph.D. in Biblical Studies (1983), Claremont Graduate University

  • DHabil (2009), Károli Gáspár Református University

Craig is a well-known evangelical scholar, an elected member of the prestigious Society of New Testament Studes (SNTS), Director of the Christian Thinkers Society Fellows Program and Strategic Studies, and the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University. He has also been awarded the D.Habil. by the Karoli Gaspar Reformed University in Budapest. Evans began his teaching career at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and then taught at Trinity Western University in British Columbia for twenty-one years where he directed the graduate program in Biblical Studies and founded the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute. Evans then taught for thirteen years at the Divinity College at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, and was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. Author and editor of more than seventy books and hundreds of articles and reviews, Professor Evans has given lectures at Cambridge, Oxford, Durham, Yale, and other universities, colleges, seminaries, and museums, such as the Field Museum in Chicago, the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. He is a Fox News Opinion contributor and also regularly lectures and gives talks at popular conferences and retreats on the historical Jesus, Archaeology, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Bible. Along with countless interviews on radio networks across Canada and the US, Evans has been seen on Dateline NBC, CBC, CTV, Day of Discovery, and many documentaries aired on BBC, The Discovery Channel, History Channel, History Television, and others. He has also served as a consultant for the National Geographic Society and for The Bible miniseries, produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.

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