William Lane Craig CV

Curriculum Vitae

William Lane Craig

  • Family

  • Birthdate: August 23, 1949
  • Spouse: Jan Craig
  • Married: May 13, 1972
  • Children: 2 grown children
  • Educational Background

  • Wheaton College — B. A. Communications, high honors
  • 1971
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School — M. A. Philosophy of Religion, summa cum laude
  • 1975
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School — M. A. Church History, summa cum laude
  • 1975
  • University of Birmingham, England — Ph.D. Philosophy
  • 1977
  • Universität München, Germany — D. Theol. Theology
  • 1984
  • Honors and Lectureships

  • Scholastic Honor Society
  • Wheaton College
  • 1971
  • Academic Achievement Award
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • 1975
  • Research Grant
  • Andersen Foundation
  • 1975-77
  • Research Fellowship
  • Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
  • 1978-80
  • Best Articles of 1988
  • Philosopher's Annual II
  • 1988
  • McManis Lectureship
  • Wheaton College
  • 1994
  • Geneva Lecture Series
  • University of Iowa
  • 1994
  • Exemplary Papers Award
  • Templeton Foundation
  • 1995
  • Paley Lectures
  • University of Western Ontario
  • 1995
  • Easterwood Lecture
  • Southern Methodist University
  • 1996
  • Carver-Barnes Lectures
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • 1996
  • Strauss Lectures
  • Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
  • 1996
  • Easterwood Lecture
  • Southern Methodist University
  • 1996
  • Carver-Barnes Lectures
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • 1996
  • Strauss Lectures
  • Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
  • 1996
  • Exemplary Papers Award
  • Templeton Foundation
  • 1996
  • Exemplary Papers Award
  • Templeton Foundation
  • 1997
  • Ryan Lectures
  • Asbury College and Seminary
  • 1999
  • Templeton Lecture
  • Montana State University
  • 1999
  • Templeton Lecture
  • Malone College
  • 2000
  • Staley Lectures
  • Crown College
  • 2000
  • Saucy Lectures
  • Talbot School of Theology
  • 2001
  • Nelson Lectures
  • Samford University
  • 2001
  • Bonchek Series
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • 2001
  • Physics and the God of Abraham
  • Gonzaga University
  • 2003
  • Lee Lectures
  • Louisiana State University
  • 2003
  • Weyerhauser Debate Series
  • University of Hawaii
  • 2003
  • Templeton Lecture
  • University of Colorado
  • 2004
  • Templeton Lecture
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 2004
  • Stobb Lectures
  • Calvin College and Seminary
  • 2004
  • D. Litt.
  • Bethel College
  • 2005
  • Joseph M. Carr Lectures
  • Mt. Union College
  • 2006
  • Templeton Lecture
  • Methodist College
  • 2006
  • UNESCO Lecture
  • l’Université du 14ème Avril, Tunis
  • 2007
  • Third Millennium Faith Lecture
  • Millsaps College
  • 2008
  • Carswell Lecture
  • Wake Forest University
  • 2008
  • Templeton Lectures
  • Peking University, Beijing
  • 2008
  • Philosophy Lecture
  • Westminster College
  • 2009
  • Christianity Today Book Award
  • God Is Great, God Is Good
  • 2010
  • The God Debate
  • University of Notre Dame
  • 2011
  • The God Debate
  • University of Notre Dame
  • 2011
  • Critical Review Award
  • Evangelical Press Association
  • 2012
  • Edwin Yamauchi Lecture
  • Miami University (Ohio)
  • 2013
  • Long Article Award
  • Evangelical Press Association
  • 2013
  • Professional Societies

  • American Philosophical Association
  • 1977-
  • American Academy of Religion
  • 1978-
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • 1978-
  • Society of Christian Philosophers
  • 1979-
  • Executive Committee
  • 1997-2000
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • 1983-
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society
  • 1983-
  • Vice President
  • 1995-96
  • President
  • 1996-2005
  • Science and Religion Forum
  • 1990-
  • Philosophy of Time Society
  • 1992-
  • President
  • 1999-2006
  • Career Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Religion
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • 1980-1986
  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies
  • Westmont College
  • 1986-1987
  • Visiting Researcher
  • Université Catholique de Louvain
  • 1987-1994
  • Research Professor of Philosophy
  • Talbot School of Theology
  • 1996-
  • Professor of Philosophy
  • Houston Baptist University
  • 2014-