Understanding Jesus’ Genealogy


What’s the point of including genealogies in the Bible? Why are they included in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Craig Keener explains the function of Jesus’ genealogies.

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Craig Keener is Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He has authored over 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today. His IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament has sold more than half a million copies. He and his wife, Dr. Medine Keener, reside in Wilmore, KY.