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Craig Keen, Ph.D.

Professor of Systematic Theology, Department of Theology and Philosophy
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5635
Fax: (626) 815-5469
Craig Keen, Ph.D., comes to APU as an award-winning professor of theology and philosophy. He has held various offices in the Wesleyan Theological Society, including Promotional Secretary, Program Chair, and President. Keen has published several articles in the Wesleyan Theological Journal, has a chapter in the book, Embodied Holiness: Toward a Corporate Theology of Spiritual Growth, and is under contract with Cascade Books to publish two books: The Transcendence of the Integrity of God and Other Essays and After Crucifixion: The Promise of Theology. He served as Co-Chair of the Systematic Theology Working Group of the Twelfth Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies. In 2002, he served on an eight-member committee that envisaged, planned, and implemented the first Global Theology Conference of the Church of the Nazarene in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


Ph.D. - Religion and Theology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
M.Div. - Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri
M.A. - Systematic Theology, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma
B.A. - Philosophy and Religion, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma


  • Honors College
  • School of Theology
    • Undergraduate: Department of Theology & Philosophy


  • Philosophy
  • Theology
  • Wesleyan Theology

Courses Taught

THEO 363 – Contemporary Christian Thought
THEO 410 – Systematic Theology I
THEO 411 – Systematic Theology II
THEO 440 – The Theology of John Wesley
THEO 496 – Senior Seminar: Theology and Social Issues
THEO 303 – Theology and the Christian Life

Office Hours

Fall 2008: MWF By appointment

Office Location

John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, Room 242, West Campus

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