TEDS Faculty Since 1977
Grant R. Osborne, PhD
Professor of New Testament
BA, Fort Wayne Bible College
MA, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, University of Aberdeen
Dr. Osborne has taught at Winnipeg Theological Seminary and the University of Aberdeen and has pastored churches in Ohio and Illinois. He also has done postdoctoral research at the universities of Cambridge and Marburg. Dr. Osborne’s areas of expertise include the Gospels, hermeneutics, and the book of Revelation.
Dr. Osborne and his wife, Nancy, reside in Libertyville, Illinois. They have two children. In his spare time Dr. Osborne enjoys travel and nature studies.
Dr. Osborne’s published works include The Resurrection Narratives (Baker, 1984), The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (InterVarsity, 1991), and Three Crucial Questions about the Bible (Baker, 1994, 2007). He has also authored commentaries on Revelation (Baker Exegetical series, 2002), Romans (IVP series, 2004), and John (Cornerstone series, forthcoming). He has also coauthored Handbook for Bible Study (Baker, 1979) and The Bible in the Churches (Paulist, 1984). Osborne is editor of the IVP New Testament Commentary series, the Life Application Bible Commentary (Baker), and The Face of New Testament Studies (Baker Academic, 2004). Dr. Osborne was also one of six editors in charge of the New Living Translation (1996). He has recently finished a commentary on Matthew for Zondervan.
Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements
Dr. Osborne is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, and the Institute of Biblical Research.