Dr. Craig A. Carter
Title & Contact Info
Professor of Theology
Email: ccarter [at] tyndale.ca
Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 6732
PhD, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, 1999
MDiv, Acadia Divinity College, Acadia University, 1983
BA (Hons.), Mount Allison University, 1979
AA Diploma, Atlantic Baptist College, 1976
Areas of Specialization
Systematic theology (especially the doctrines of God, Christ and Scripture), historical theology (especially the fourth and fifth centuries) and Christian ethics (especially the theology of marriage and issues relating to the sanctity of human life).
Dr. Carter served as a pastor for seven years in Baptist churches in Prince Edward Island and Moncton, New Brunswick, and taught Philosophy and Religious Studies at Atlantic Baptist University (now Crandall University). From 1995 to 2000, he served as Vice President and Academic Dean at Atlantic Baptist University. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Vice President and Academic Dean at Tyndale University College and led the process of obtaining provincial permission to offer Bachelor of Arts degrees. Since 2004, he has been teaching full-time.
He has published a number of articles and reviews in various publications and is the author of two books with Brazos Press: The Politics of the Cross: The Theology and Social Ethics of John Howard Yoder (2001) and Rethinking Christ and Culture: A Post-Christendom Perspective (2006). His new book, Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition: Recovering the Genius of Premodern Exegesis is due to be published in 2018 by Baker Academic.
Dr. Carter teaches the core course “Introduction to Christian Theology” and elective courses on “Marriage in Theological Perspective,” “Augustine of Hippo,” “Doctrine of God,” “Doctrine of Christ” and various advanced seminar topics. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and preaches and teaches regularly at his home church, Westney Heights Baptist Church, in Ajax, Ontario.