Scot McKnight

Professor of New Testament


Dr. McKnight obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham (1986).


Dr. Scot McKnight is a world-renowned speaker, writer, professor and equipper of the Church.  He is a recognized authority on the historical Jesus, early Christianity, and the New Testament.  His blog, Jesus Creed, is a leading Christian blog.  A sought after speaker, he has been interviewed on several radio and television programs as well as spoken at numerous local churches, conferences, colleges, and seminaries in the United States and around the world.  Scot McKnight is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Society for New Testament Studies.  McKnight’s books have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Portuguese.


  • The King Jesus Gospel (Zondervan, 2011)
  • James (Eerdmans, 2010)
  • One. Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow, (2010)
  • The Jesus Creed for Students (Paraclete, 2011) 
  • The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others (Paraclete, 2004)
  • Embracing Grace: A Gospel for All of Us (Paraclete, 2005)
  • The Story of the Christ (Baker, 2006)
  • Praying with the Church (Paraclete, 2006)
  • The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus (Paraclete, 2007) 
  • A Community called Atonement (Abingdon, 2007)
  • Days Living the Jesus Creed (Paraclete, 2008)
  • Finding Faith, Losing Faith (Baylor, 2008)
  • The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible (Zondervan, 2008)
  • Who Do My Opponents Say I am?
  • Jesus and His Death (Baylor, 2005)
  • A Light among the Gentiles (Fortress, 1992) 
  • A New Vision for Israel (Eerdmans, 1999)
  • Turning to Jesus (Westminster John Knox, 2002)
  • Galatians (Zondervan, 1993)
  • 1 Peter (Zondervan, 1996)
  • Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Baker, 1988)
  • The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (IVP, 1992)
  • The Historical Jesus in Current Study (Eisenbraun’s, 2005).

McKnight’s current projects are commentaries on the Sermon on the Mount (Zondervan) and Colossians (Eerdmans) as well as a book on Paul’s spirituality and Jesus’ vision for the kingdom of God.

2012 Speaking Schedule 

July 14-21
Odder, Denmark

August 11-12
Lincoln Berean Church
Lincoln, NE

August 28, 29
Southeastern College
Lakeland FL

Sept 18-19
Ozark Christian College
Lecture series

September 27
Samford University

September 28
Sentralized Conference
Kansas City

October 5
The Demise of the Authentic Jesus
Lincoln Christian
Lincoln Il

October 12-14
Point Loma University
San Diego, CA

October 21-23
Faith and Culture Conference
Word of Life Church
St. Joseph, MO

November 7
Fuller Theological Seminary
Lecture on Atonement

November 10-11
The Bridge
Champaign, IL

November 16
Word Made Fresh Lecture [AAR/SBL]
Chicago, IL

November 26
Partnering to Prevail
Willow Creek

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Scot McKnight

Professor of New Testament

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