Dr. Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.



How would you like to sit at the feet of one of the most influential professors who has become a mentor and friend to hundreds of students and theologians alike? Dr. Walter Kaiser uses his well-known sense of humor, effective use of puns, and trademark personable style of writing to effectively communicate significant ideas and biblical truths in a way every reader can understand. Yet, behind it all, his extensive understanding of Hebrew and its nuances as well as his in-depth knowledge of the Older Testament clearly shine through.

Welcome to the outstanding adventure of exploring the key figures in the history of Israel and of our faith. Dr. Kaiser leads us on an exciting journey that will certainly impact and significantly shape our lives and the lives of those with whom we interact.

Walter C. Kaiser graduated from Wheaton College and Graduate School, obtaining his Ph.D. at Brandeis University. He then taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he served as vice-president and academic dean from 1980 to 1992. In 1993 he moved to Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he was a professor of Old Testament and spent many months of the year teaching internationally. He became president of Gordon-Conwell in 1997 and retired in 2006. He is currently President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and Ethics and lives on a farm in Wisconsin with his wife, Nancy.