Craig Blaising

Executive Vice President and Provost, Professor of Theology, Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1988
  • Th.D. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1979
  • Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1976
  • B.S. University of Texas, Austin, 1971

Church Membership

  • First Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas

Ordination

  • Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, August 28, 2005

Licensed

  • Trinity Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas, May 17, 1972

Experience

  • Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology, 2014-Present
  • Executive Vice President and Provost and Professor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002-Present
  • Dean, School of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002-2004
  • Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2001
  • Associate Vice President for Doctoral Studies, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999-2001
  • Director of Advanced Master of Divinity Studies, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000-01
  • Professor of Christian Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995-1996
  • Department Chair, Christian Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-99
  • Visiting Professor of Historical Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993-94
  • Professor of Systematic Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1989-95
  • Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1985-89
  • Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980-85

Memberships

  • Evangelical Theological Society (National President, 2005) (President, Southwest Region, 1986-87)
  • International Association for Patristic Studies
  • North American Patristic Society
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • National Association of Scholars

Honors

  • Research Fellow, SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, 2014-Present
  • Who’s Who in America, 2000
  • Who’s Who in Religion, 1992
  • Who’s Who in Science and Theology, 1992
  • Rotary Foundation Graduate Fellowship for Studies, University of Aberdeen, 1978-79
  • William M. Anderson Scholarship Award 1979 and Loraine Chafer Award in Systematic Theology 1976, Dallas Theological Seminary

Publications

  • “Israel and Hermeneutics.”  In The People, the Land and the Future of Israel: A Biblical Theology of Israel and the Jewish People, Kregel, 2014
  • “Premillennialism: A Progressive Dispensational Perspective.” Criswell Theological Review 11, 2013
  • “The Day of the Lord: Theme and Pattern in Biblical Theology.” Bibliotheca Sacra 169, 2012.
  • “The Day of the Lord and the Seventieth Week of Daniel.” Bibliotheca Sacra 169, 2012.
  • “The Day of the Lord and the Rapture.” Bibliotheca Sacra 169, 2012.
  • “The Day of the Lord Will Come: An Exposition of 2 Peter 3:1-18.” Bibliotheca Sacra 169, 2012.
  • Journeys of Faith: Evangelicalism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Anglicanism, contributor, Zondervan, 2012
  • “Prepared for Prayer: The Psalms in Early Christian Worship.” In Forgotten Songs: Reclaiming the Psalms for Christian Worship, B & H Academic, 2012
  • “The Kingdom that Comes with Jesus: Premillennialism and the Harmony of Scripture.” In Return of Christ: A Premillennial Perspective, B & H Academic, 2011.
  • "Creedal Formation as Hermeneutical Development: A Re-examination of the Nicene Creed," Pro Ecclesia, forthcoming
  • Three Views on the Rapture and the Tribulation, contributor, Zondervan, forthcoming
  • Psalms 1-50.  Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture.  Co-editor, IVP, 2008
  • "Faithfulness, A Prescription for Theology," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 2006.
  • “William J. Abraham’s Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism,” Churchman, 115/2, 2001
  • “The Future of Israel as a Theological Question,” Journal of The Evangelical Theological Society , September 2001
  • Progressive Dispensationalism , co-author, Victor Books, 1993; Baker, 2000
  • Three Views On The Millenium and Beyond , contributor, Zondervan, 1999
  • “Spiritual Formation in the Early Church,” The ChristianEducators Handbook on Spiritual Formation, Victor, 1994
  • Dispensationalism, Israel and The Church: The Search For Definition , co-editor, Zondervan, 1992

Personal

  • Spouse: Diane
  • Children: Emily and Jonathan

 

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