Donald Arthur Carson (born December 21, 1946) is an evangelical biblical scholar. He is a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and president and co-founder of the Gospel Coalition. He has written or edited about sixty books and currently serves as president of the Evangelical Theological Society.[1]

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D. A. Carson
Born (1946-12-21) December 21, 1946 (age 75)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Spouse
Joy Wheildon
(m. 1975)
Ecclesiastical career
ReligionChristianity (Baptist)
Ordained1972
Academic background
Alma materMcGill University B.S
Central Baptist Seminary M.Div
University of Cambridge Ph.D
ThesisPredestination and Responsibility (1975)
Doctoral advisorBarnabas Lindars
InfluencesCornelius Van Til
Academic work
Discipline
Sub-discipline
School or tradition
InstitutionsTrinity Evangelical Divinity School
Doctoral studentsAndreas J. Köstenberger
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Carson has been described as doing "the most seminal New Testament work by contemporary evangelicals"[2] and as "one of the last great Renaissance men in evangelical biblical scholarship."[3] He has written on a wide range of topics including New Testament, hermeneutics, biblical theology, the Greek New Testament, the use of the Old Testament in the New, and more.