Keathley, Kenneth Donald (Ken)
Senior Professor of Theology
Director of the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture
Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology


email: kkeathley@sebts.edu

Program: Graduate     Discipline: Theology     Area: Theological Studies    

Teaching Since: 2006

Personal Website: www.theologyforthechurch.com

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Education

1976-1980, BA in Bible - Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN
1988-1993, MNS in Mathematics - Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
1994-1995, M.Div. with languages - Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
1996-2000, Ph.D. in Theology - Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC

Biography

Ken Keathley is currently serving as Professor of Theology and Director of the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest. Ken graduated from Southeastern with a Master of Divinity and a Ph.D. in Theology. A native Missourian who came to Christ at the age of 17, he has served as Youth Pastor, Interim Pastor, or Senior Pastor of churches in Missouri, the Carolinas and Louisiana. Ken and his wife, Penny, live in Wake Forest. They have two children – Matt and Allison. Matt and his wife, Deana, have two children.

Reading Recommendation

Dr. Keathley's reading recommendations and reviews can be found on the facebook application weRead: [weRead]

Favorite Quotes, Movies, Books

My favorite book is the next one I read.

“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” - Desiderius Erasmus

Publications

  • “Rescuing the Perishing: A Biblical Defense of the Invitation,” in Heartland (Summer 1999), and in the Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry (Spring 2003) which can be found here:[.pdf]
  • “Pinnock’s Pilgrimage: The Curious Quest of my Teacher’s Teacher,” Here I Stand: Essays in Honor of Dr. Paige Patterson (Davidson Press, 2000).
  • Biblical Authority: The Critical Issue for Southern Baptist, Revised (Broadman and Holman, 2001) with Dr. Jimmy Draper.
  • “Does Anyone Really Know If They Are Saved? A Survey of the Current Views on Assurance with a Modest Proposal,” Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society (Spring 2002) which can be found here: [.pdf]
  • “None Dare Call It Treason: Is An Inclusivist a Paul Revere or a Benedict Arnold?” Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry (Fall 2003) which can be found here: [.pdf]
  • “A Program of Cooperation: A Rejoinder to David Hankins’ ‘The Relation of the Southern Baptist Convention to Its Entities’,” (April 2004) with Dr. Lloyd Harsch. Found here: [.pdf]
  • “Salvation and the Sovereignty of God: The Great Commission as the Expression of the Divine Will” The Mission of Today’s Church: Baptist Leaders Look at Modern Faith Issues. Dr. Stan Norman, ed. (Broadman and Holman, 2007). Also available in Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society (Spring 2006) found here: [.pdf]
  • “The Work of God: Salvation” in A Theology for the Church. Dr. Daniel Akin, ed. (Broadman and Holman, 2007).
  • “Flat or Round? The Sixth Century Debate” Intelligent Design: William A. Dembski and Michael Ruse in Dialogue. Dr. Robert Stewart, ed. (Fortress, 2007).
  • "Perseverance of the Saints" in John 3:16.Dr. Steve Lemke, ed. (Broadman and Holman, Fall 2009).
  • Salvation and Sovereignty. (Broadman and Holman, Winter 2010).
  • 40 Questions on Creation with Dr. Mark Rooker, Dr. Ben Merkle, ed. (Kregel, Forthcoming 2011).


Research Interests

Creation and the Doctrine of Salvation

Society Memberships

Evangelical Theological Society, Society of Biblical Literature, Evangelical Philosophy Society

Courses Taught

    SPRING 2018
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II
        THM8500Th.M. Bibliographical Research
        THM8582Th.M. Guided Research

    FALL 2017
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II
        EDD8170The Doctrine of Humanity
        THE0611Christian Theology I
        THE3110Christian Theology I
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE6110Christian Theology I
        THE6110Christian Theology I - DL ONLY
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THM8500Th.M. Bibliographical Research

    SUMMER 2017
        DMN8171Sel.Top/Intergrated Theol 2: The Church
        THE9950Soteriology & World Religions

    SPRING 2017
        DMN8151Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing I
        DMN8152Min Proj & Proj Rep Writing II
        EDD8170The Doctrine of Humanity
        THE3110Christian Theology I
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE6110Christian Theology I
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THE9202Reading Seminar II
        THE9800Sem. on a Selected Doctrine: Soteriology
        THM8581Th.M. Guided Reading II

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