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William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California and also Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Wheaton College. 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 Craig taught Philosophy of Religion at Trinity, during which time he and his wife started their family. In 1987 they moved to Brussels, Belgium, where Craig pursued research at the University of Louvain until 1994. He is considered a specialist on the Resurrection of Jesus, and regularly speaks on the existence of God and middle knowledge.


  • American Philosophical Association (1977-present)
  • American Academy of Religion (1978-present)
  • 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)

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