The Compleat Christian: The Massive Vision of Carl F. H. Henry
Carson earned his Ph.D. (1975) in the New Testament from the University of Cambridge. Following his doctoral studies, he served for three years at Northwest Baptist Theological College (Vancouver) and in 1976 was the founding dean of the seminary. In 1978, Carson joined the faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he is currently serving as research professor. He has written or edited 57 books. These include major commentaries on Matthew in the Expositor’s Bible Commentary and John, commentaries on parts of the Bible, such as 1 Corinthians 12-14 and the Sermon on the Mount. He has also written books on prayer, suffering, and free will and predestination from a generally compatibilist and Calvinist perspective. His 1996 book The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism won the 1997 ECPA Christian Book Award for the “theology and doctrine” category.