Dr. Craig A. Carter

Dr. Craig A. Carter

Professor of Theology

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 tradition stemming from Karl Barth; Christianity and culture, especially the thought of H. Richard Niebuhr, John Howard Yoder and Lesslie Newbigin and the history of Christian perspectives on war and peace.

Dr. Carter served as a pastor for seven years in Baptist churches in Prince Edward Island and Moncton, N.B. and has taught philosophy and religious studies at Atlantic Baptist University. From 1995-2000, he served as Vice President and Academic Dean at Atlantic Baptist University. From 2000-2004, Dr. Carter served as Vice President and Academic Dean of Tyndale University College and led the process of obtaining provincial permission to offer the BA degree. Since 2004, he has moved into full-time teaching. Dr. Carter has published a number of articles in books, journals and dictionaries and also has published two books: The Politics of the Cross: The Theology and Social Ethics of John Howard Yoder (Brazos Press, 2001) and Rethinking Christ and Culture: A Post-Christendom Perspective (Brazos Press, 2006). Dr. Carter teaches the core courses: “Introduction to Christian Theology” and “Christianity and Culture,” as well as electives in theology and ethics. Dr. Carter is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Evangelical Theological Society and the Karl Barth Society of North America.

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