University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.S.
Westminster Theological Seminary in California, MDiv
University of Edinburgh, Ph.D.

About Dr. Kruger

Dr. Kruger is one of the leading scholars today in the study of the origins of the New Testament, particularly the development of the New Testament canon and the transmission of the New Testament text. He is the author of numerous books, most recently Christianity at the Crossroads:  How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church (SPCK, 2017; IVP Academic, 2018). Other publications include The Gospel of the Savior (Brill, 2005), The Heresy of Orthodoxy (Crossway, 2010, with Andreas Köstenberger), Canon Revisited (Crossway, 2012), and The Question of Canon (IVP, 2013). He is also the editor of and contributor to A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament (Crossway, 2016) and co-editor of The Early Text of the New Testament (Oxford, 2012) and Gospel Fragments (Oxford, 2009). In addition, Dr. Kruger served as president of the Evangelical Theological Society (2019), and is on the editorial board of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and The Bulletin for Biblical Research.



  • The Journal of Theological Studies
  • The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
  • The Expository Times
  • The Master’s Seminary Journal