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  • D.Theol., Ludwig-Maximilliéns-Universität München, Germany
  • Ph.D., University of Birmingham England
  • M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • B.A., Wheaton College


William Lane Craig is a visiting scholar in philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, Calif. He lives in Atlanta, Ga., with his wife Jan and their two teenage children Charity and John. At age 16, while a junior in high school, he first heard the message of the Christian gospel and yielded his life to Christ. Craig pursued his undergraduate studies at Wheaton College (B.A. 1971), and graduate studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.A. 1974; M.A. 1975), the University of Birmingham (England) (Ph.D. 1977) and the University of Munich (Germany) (D.Theol. 1984). From 1980–86, he taught Philosophy of Religion at Trinity, during which time he and Jan started their family. In 1987, they moved to Brussels, Belgium, where Craig pursued research at the University of Louvain until 1994.


  • Society of Biblical Literature (1978-present)
  • Society of Christian Philosophers (1979-present)
  • Executive Committee (1997-2000)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (1983-present)
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society (Vice President, 1995-96; President, 1996-)
  • Science and Religion Forum (1990-)
  • Philosophy of Time Society (President, 1999)
  • American Philosophical Association (1977-present)
  • American Academy of Religion (1978-present)



  • For a listing of Dr. Craig's articles, please visit his website.

Scholarly Publications

  • For a listing of Dr. Craig's publications, please visit his website.

Research Interests

  • Natural theology
  • Coherence of the doctrine of God
  • Philosophy of time
  • Science and religion
  • Historical Jesus and the resurrection of Jesus


Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Abortion
  • Christian Particularism
  • Cosmological Argument
  • Existence of God
  • Historical Jesus
  • Historicity of the Resurrection
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Resurrection
  • Science & Faith
  • Time and Eternity
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