Presenter Information

Cedarville University


Cedarville, Staley, Donald Carson

Start Date

2-10-2004 10:00 AM

End Date

2-12-2004 11:00 AM


Lecture Theme: Emerging or Submerging? Doing Church in a Postmodern World


Dr. Donald A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois. His career has included teaching, pastoral service, and itinerant ministry in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Carson received a B.S. in chemistry from McGill University, a M.Div. from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto, and a Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. He is the founding chair of The GRAMCORD Institute, a research and educational institution designed to develop and promote computer-related tools for research into the Bible, focusing especially on the original languages.

A prolific author, Carson has written or edited more than 45 books. Some of his best-known works include The Gospel According to John (Eerdmans, 1991), A Call to Spiritual Reformation (Baker, 1992), and New Testament Commentary Survey (Baker, 1993). His book The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism (Zondervan, 1996) won the 1997 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Award in the category of theology and doctrine.

Carson is an expert in the areas of biblical theology, the historical Jesus, Postmodernism, pluralism, Greek grammar, Johannine theology, Pauline rheology, and questions of suffering and evil. He holds membership in the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, and the Institute for Biblical Research.

Carson and his wife, Joy, reside in Libertyville, Illinois, where Carson enjoys reading, hiking, and woodwork. The Carsons have two children.

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Feb 10th, 10:00 AM Feb 12th, 11:00 AM

2003-2004 Program Overview

Lecture Theme: Emerging or Submerging? Doing Church in a Postmodern World


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