Craig S. Keener is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. Dr. Keener has authored 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today, and has published more than 70 academic articles and more than 170 popular ones. His IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (1993), now in its 2nd revised edition (2014), has sold more than half a million copies. He is coeditor of the New Covenant Commentary Series and of Global Voices: Reading the Bible in the Majority World, is a consulting editor for the Africa Study Bible, and recently served as program chair for the Institute for Biblical Research (2010-12).